Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra present a three-day Bernstein Centennial Festival on August 24-26, 2018.

Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will present a three-day festival celebrating the Bernstein Centennial from August 24-26, 2018. The opening concert includes Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra; and his Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah, with mezzo-soprano soloist Kelley O’ Connor. On Saturday, August 25th the orchestra focuses in on Bernstein’s jazz, film, and Broadway music with performances of Three Episodes from On the Town; Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront; and two works featuring clarinet with guest artist David Shifrin: Sonata for Clarinet and Orchestra and Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs. The final performance, on Sunday, August 26, is devoted to Bernstein’s vocal music and features selections from Candide, Trouble in Tahiti, Arias and Barcarolles; and Chichester Psalms. The program also features the Overture to Candide and Three Dances from Fancy Free. Guest artists include mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, baritone Michael Adams, and the Bernstein Festival Chorus. FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.fwsymphony.org/concerts/festival.asp