Monthly Archives: February 2017

The former conductor of the Midland Woods Symphony Orchestra is known for his musicality and kindness

Carlton Woods is remembered not only as an excellent musician, but also as a kind, patient and gentle man and a good friend. Woods, 75, died of congestive heart failure on February 21 at his home in Westlake, Ohio, near Cleveland. He was conductor of the Midland Symphony Orchestra from …

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Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, laureate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, dies at 93

Minnesota conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has passed away. He was 93 years old. Skrowaczewski came to Minnesota decades ago to conduct what was then the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, and he never left. He changed the face of classical music in Minnesota and remained a dominant presence in the classical music world …

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