The Program for Andrew D. White Professors-at-Large announces the upcoming first formal campus visit of Christopher Hogwood, from October 25-November 1, 2013

The Program for Andrew D. White Professors-at-Large announces the upcoming first formal campus visit of Christopher Hogwood, from October 25-November 1, 2013.  He was elected for a six-year term as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large in 2012. He will present the following programs over the course of his week-long residency.

Christopher Hogwood CBE, (2012-2018) conductor, musicologist and keyboard player is a legendary figure in early music performance and practice, and cultural life worldwide. He has a strikingly varied career as a conductor, keyboard player, musicologist, writer, editor, and broadcaster with numerous keyboard and orchestral recordings. He is currently Conductor Laureate, of the Handel and Hayden Society (Boston), Emeritus Director of the Academy of Ancient Music (United Kingdom), Emeritus Honorary Professor of Music, University of Cambridge and Gresham Professor of Music, Gresham College (London, UK).

The following is a list of free public programs he will conduct while on campus.

Public Lecture:

The Past is a Foreign Country:  Why Making Music Matters

Friday, October 25, 2013

 5:15-6:15 pm

Kennedy Hall-Call Auditorium


Collectors and Collecting

Sunday, October 27, 2013

2:00-5:00 pm

Lincoln Hall B20

This symposium will explore the ancient cultural practice of collecting, but with a special focus on ‘working’ collections, troves of beautiful, even rare, objects, which are intended to be used in performance, study, or research.  Prof. Hogwood will introduce some of his own collections or rare instruments and visual art relating to music, while other speakers will explore some of Cornell’s own extraordinary collections; the symposium will also feature the A. Stratton and Caryl McAllister collection of historical instruments recently donated to the Department of Music.  Presenters:  Annetta Alexandridris (Assoc. Prof. Classics/History of Art), Michael Webster (Robert G. Engel Professor of Ornithology), and Laurent Ferri (Curator, pre-1800 Collections, Kroch Library).

Open Rehearsal:

Master Class with Prof. Hogwood coaching with Les Petits Violins de Cornell; Carlos Ramírez, director, on Francesco Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso in D Minor (1726), which is an arrangement of Arcangelo Corelli’s Sonata in D Minor, op. 5, no. 7

Sunday, October 27, 2013

7:00-8:45 pm

Barnes Hall Auditorium


The Present and Future of Historically Informed Performance
Professor Hogwood, Seminar Chair

Monday, October 28, 2013

7:00 pm

B20 Lincoln Hall


Prof. Hogwood coaches the Cornell Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, director, in Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

2:55-4:10 pm

Barnes Hall Auditorium

All of the above programs are free and open to the public.

For more information contact the Program for A.D. White Professors-at-Large at 607-255-0832 or, or visit the program’s website at


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