Miguel Harth-Bedoya

“A conductor who combines rare and probing subtlety with an unfettered intensity of expression.” The Washington Post

"The orchestra played as though it still thinks the world of Harth-Bedoya… the score was more vivid, more urgent and more commanding." Los Angeles Times

Opus 3 Artists welcomes GRAMMY® nominated and Emmy Award-winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to its list of distinguished artists. Maestro Harth-Bedoya is currently in his fifteenth season as Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and also serves as the Principal Conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra in Oslo.

A regular guest of America’s top orchestras, Maestro Harth-Bedoya has performed with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, National Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra. He also enjoys a close relationship with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where he had an exceptional tenure as Associate Conductor, frequently returning there for guest engagements. Maestro Harth-Bedoya has appeared with major North American festivals, including Aspen, Tanglewood, Vail, Ravinia, Grant Park, Oregon Bach, and Grand Teton.

Guest appearances in the 2014/15 season include concerts with the Seattle Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Bremen Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, among others.

This summer, he conducts the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s first opera, Cold Mountain, with Santa Fe Opera. Other opera productions include La bohème at English National Opera directed by Jonathan Miller (which was released on DVD by the Kultur label), Barber of Seville with the Canadian Opera Company, Tosca and Un Ballo in Maschera for Minnesota Opera, and productions of Golijov’s Ainadamar with the Cincinnati Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and, last season, with the New Zealand Festival.