Music from the Inka Trail: Republican Years (19th and 20th Centuries)

Music from the Inka Trail: Republican Years (19th and 20th Centuries)

Music from the Inka Trail: A multimedia Four-lecture series on South American Music.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Royce Hall 314
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These are regents lectures on the topic of South American music delivered by Miguel Harth-Bedoya one of the great Latin American conductors of our time who is committed to the preservation, dissemination and performance of South American music.

A Symposium preceding the lecture: Traditional Music and the Concert Hall, 1:30pm

About Miguel Harth-Bedoya:

Grammy-nominated and Emmy Award-winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is currently Chief Conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra/Oslo and beginning his fifteenth 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. The organization’s multimedia orchestral program, Caminos del Inka: A Musical Journey, was premiered by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and also performed by the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Grant Park Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, and worldwide by the Leipzig Radio Orchestra, the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, and the Residentie Orkest in The Hague.

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. He studied conducting under Otto-Werner Mueller as well as with Seiji Ozawa and Gustav Meier at Tanglewood. Winner of the 2002 Seaver/NEA Conductors Award, Mr. Harth-Bedoya was previously Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic under Kurt Masur, and Associate Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Esa-Pekka Salonen. He also served as Music Director of the Auckland Philharmonia (New Zealand), Eugene Symphony (Oregon), Lima Philharmonic (Peru), and the New York Youth Symphony at Carnegie Hall.

Cost: Free and open to the public

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For more information please contact

Efrain Kristal Tel: 310-206-0552

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Sponsor(s): The UCLA Department of Comparative Literature, The UCLA Department of Musicology, UCLA Office for Faculty Diversity, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Nelson Fund, UCLA Dean of Humanities, and the UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese.