GRAMMY®-nominated and Emmy Award-winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is chief conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and has been music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra since the year 2000. He is also the founder and artistic director of Caminos del Inka, Inc., a non-profit organisation dedicated to performing and promoting the music of the Americas. He regularly conducts the upper echelon of American orchestras including the Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, Minnesota, and National symphonies, as well as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestras. He is a regular guest of orchestras in Europe, Australasia and Asia. Born and raised in Peru, Miguel 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, he 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, the Eugene Symphony, Oregon, the Lima Philharmonic, Peru, and the New York Youth Symphony at Carnegie Hall. Bedoya’s recent discography features four highly-praised recordings on Harmonia Mundi, and a recording on AVIE with violinist Augustin Hadelich. Other recordings include Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago with the Chicago Symphony and Yo-Yo Ma, which received two GRAMMY® nominations, and Nazareno (music by Revueltas, Golijov, and Ginastera), Sentimiento Latino with Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez, among others.