Farrar Hudkins

Classical Music Producer

A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and alumnus of the University of New Orleans, Farrar Hudkins served WWNO as Announcer/Producer, Chief Announcer, Chief Classical Announcer/Producer, and interim Music Manager, between August 2001 and May 2016. During that time, he hosted evening and daytime classical music, morning and afternoon news, weekday and weekend programs. He also interviewed many performing artists, including Joshua Bell, Carlos Miguel Prieto, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and Emmanuel Ax. He also programmed classical music for WWNO/KTLN and WWNO-HD2 from 2007 to 2016. Mr. Hudkins participated in New Orleans' musical community as a trumpet player. He now resides in New York.

Ways to Connect

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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about Yo-Yo Ma, Elgar, Respighi, and Steve Reich.

New Orleans Opera Association Director Robert Lyall talks with WWNO's Farrar Hudkins about the upcoming gala concert and dinner with Placido Domingo on October 12.

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Farrar Hudkins talks with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto about this week's LPO concerts.

A Night of Nights

Sep 22, 2012
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Farrar Hudkins talks with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto about this weekend's LPO concerts.

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Calor Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about this weekend's LPO concerts, including the Brahms Violin Concerto featuring Joshua Bell.

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about the LPO's Feb. 25 concert: Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1, Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 (featuring pianist Alexander Korsantia), and Dmitry Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1.

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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about the LPO's concerts on Feb. 9, 2012, including Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony No. 1, Sarmientos' Marimba Concertino featuring Nena Lorenz, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Violist Masumi Per Rostad of the Pacifica Quartet talks about the group's appearance in New Orleans on Jan. 25, 2011.

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