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Miguel Harth-Bedoya


Miguel Harth Bedoya


Grammy-nominated and Emmy Award-winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya has recently been appointed Chief Conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra in Oslo, a post that begins in the 2013/14 season. Now in his thirteenth season as Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, he is also the Founder and Artistic Director of Caminos del Inka, a non-profit organization dedicated to performing and promoting the music of the Americas.

During the 2012/13 season, Mr. Harth-Bedoya appeared with the BBC Scottish Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, Malmö Symphony, MDR Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Prague Symphony, the Radio Orchestra of Madrid and the Sydney Symphony, among others. Festival appearances include Aspen, Grand Teton, Grant Park and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

Mr. Harth-Bedoya has appeared numerous times with major North American orchestras such as the Atlanta Symphony, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony. Worldwide, he has appeared with the Aarhus Symphony, Bremen Philharmonic, Dresden Philharmonic, Goteborg Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, MDR Orchestra in Leipzig, National Orchestra of Spain, Royal Scottish Orchestra, and RTE National Symphony/Dublin, among others.

Born and raised in Peru, Mr. Harth-Bedoya received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School. His principal teachers include Otto-Werner Mueller, Seiji Ozawa and Gustav Meier. Winner of the 2002 Seaver/NEA Conductors Award, Mr. Harth-Bedoya has also served as Music Director of the Auckland Philharmonia, Eugene Symphony, Lima Philharmonic, and the New York Youth Symphony (Carnegie Hall).

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