Aspen Music Festival And School

Miguel Harth-Bedoya Back To Performers

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Miguel Harth-Bedoya, a native of Peru, is currently music director of the Fort Worth Symphony. A frequent guest conductor, he has appeared with numerous major orchestras in the U.S. and across Europe and at major American festivals, including the Hollywood Bowl (for which he received an Emmy), and at London’s BBC Proms. Upcoming and recent performances include subscription concert debuts with the Chicago and National symphonies and the Cleveland Orchestra and concerts with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony, and the orchestras of Atlanta, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and Milwaukee. Mr. Harth-Bedoya’s opera appearances include Golijov’s Ainadamar with Dawn Upshaw at Santa Fe Opera and Lincoln Center. He returns to Minnesota Opera during the next three years and next season presents a debut appearance with Canadian Opera Company directing The Barber of Seville. Following his successful tenure as associate conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Mr. Harth-Bedoya returns annually to conduct a subscription week. He will conduct the Fort Worth Symphony in its Carnegie Hall debut in 2008. Winner of the 2002 Seaver/NEA Conductors Award, he has also served as music director of the Auckland Philharmonia, Eugene Symphony, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Lima. Fort Worth Symphony recordings include an all-Tchaikovsky CD and the first-ever bilingual recording of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, featuring narrations in Spanish and English. Sentimiento Latin, with Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flores (Decca) and Alma del Perú, Peruvian traditional music with Orquesta Filarmónica de Lima are also available. For more information, please visit www.miguelharth-bedoya.com. Summer 2007

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO