Hugh Wolff & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
John Adams, Dr Atomic
Maurice Ravel, Left-handed piano concerto in D major
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony nr 3, op. 55 'Eroica'
The versatility of Hugh Wolff, the new musical director of the Belgian National Orchestra, is already apparent from his wide choice of repertoire. Today he has programmed the classical-romantic (Beethoven), the avant-garde of the interbellum (Ravel) and contemporary post-minimalism (Adams). Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard is soloist.
Hugh Wolff is among the leading conductors of his generation. He has appeared with all the major American orchestras including those of Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, S