NEC Philharmonia at Symphony Hall
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Hugh Wolff conducts a program that includes the world premiere of an NEC 150th Anniversary commission by Aaron Jay Kernis. Artist Diploma violinist In Mo Yang brings NEC's Joachim-Ma Stradivarius for the occasion. It's a fusion of history and where music is taking us.
This season, Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Director of Orchestras Hugh Wolff marks his tenth anniversary at NEC. After opening the Belgian National Orchestra season as their new artistic director, and conducting an evening of French opera in Jordan Hall, Wolff returns to NEC for orchestra programs on November 8 and 29, February 14, and March 14. He brings the NEC Philharmonia back to Symphony Hall for the fourth time in his tenure with tonight's concert.
Welcome to NEC at 150! Every generation of musicians remake and change New England Conservatory. Some, like Gunther Schuller, continue to influence our music beyond their lifetimes. Others contribute for decades, pushing the sense of what's possible by their own examples. The entire season is stuffed with chances to see the NEC legacy in exceptional, infectious, passionate action. Don't miss them!