Joseph Wolfe after completing his studies in London, Dresden and Berlin, Joseph Wolfe has established himself as one of Britain’s leading young conductors, working in the UK with the likes of the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Joseph Wolfe British conductor
After completing his studies in London, Dresden and Berlin, Joseph Wolfe has established himself as one of Britain’s leading young conductors, working in the UK with the likes of the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Highlights of 2012/2013 included return engagements with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra and the Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra, as well as new invitations from orchestras including the Hiroshima Symphony and the Lutoslawski Philharmonic. In 2013/2014 and beyond, Joseph looks forward to concerts with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, Tokyo City Philharmonic and the Oxford Philomusica, and returns to Osaka, Kyoto and Hiroshima.
The 2011/2012 season saw Joseph Wolfe make return visits to the Japan and Kyoto Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as the London Symphony. Highlights in 2010/2011 included a successful return to Suntory Hall with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra; a performance with the London Mozart Players broadcast live on BBC Radio 3; and assisting on La Clemenza di Tito at Aix-en-Provence Music Festival.
In 2009/2010, Joseph made several acclaimed recordings with the Japan Philharmonic (Elgar First Symphony) and Sapporo Symphony, and for Bavarian Radio with the Bamberg Symphony.
A successful debut with the Ulster Orchestra opened Joseph Wolfe’s 2008/2009 season, which also included return visits to Malmo Opera to conduct ten performances of Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking (several of which took place at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen) and to the English Chamber Orchestra.
He also made his debut that year with the Japan Philharmonic at Suntory Hall, and conducted concerts with ensembles including the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam), the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Bavarian State Youth Orchestra.
In the UK, Joseph Wolfe has conducted a critically acclaimed Schubert and Sibelius series with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at London’s South Bank Centre, as well as making guest appearances with such orchestras as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin.
Joseph Wolfe är utbildad vid Hochschule Carl Maria von Weber i Dresden och vid Guildhall School of Music and Dram. Han har dirigerat en mängd orkestrar, bl a English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra och Brandenburg Philharmonic. Säsongen 06/07 framträdde han hela fem gånger med London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Han har gjort radioinspelningar grundat två orkestrar (Dresden Kammersinfoniker och Nimrod Ensemble of London) och vunnit pris vid Leeds Conducting Competition. Han är också en väleteblerad violinist som spelat med English Chamber Orchestra och varit ledare för Wolfe Quartet, Cromwell Quartet och Accademia di San Giorgio i Venedig. Han är också en efterfrågad lärare. Dead Man Walking på Malmö Opera är hans internationella debut som operadirigent.