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FORT WORTH SYMPHONY IN DALLAS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

May, 2012

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas next month, as part of the 67th annual national conference of the League of American Orchestras. Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads a program that features violin virtuoso Chee-Yun and includes works by Jennifer Higdon and Kevin Puts, two recent Pulitzer Prize winners who have served as FWSO composers-in-residence.

 

 

The program is a showcase for our music director, the quality of our musicians, and our support for new music. Leaders of more than 200 orchestras from around the nation are expected to attend the conference. The public is welcome at this concert, too.

 

 

WHEN/WHERE: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7 at the Meyerson Symphony Center

 

 

TICKETS: $45-$71, available at 817-665-6000 or at the concert

 

 

THE PROGRAM:

 

 

Jennifer Higdon           Loco

 

 

Kevin Puts                   Violin Concerto (Chee-Yun, Violin)

 

 

Dvořák                        Symphony No. 7 in D minor

 

 

Puts’ Violin Concerto was given its world premiere given by the FWSO, Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Concertmaster Michael Shih in 2007. It was commissioned by Mrs. Mercedes T. Bass and Mr. Sid R. Bass. For a bio of superstar violinist Chee-Yun, please seewww.fwsymphony.org/hld/bio.asp?bio=276.

 

 

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season sponsors are American Airlines, Star-Telegram and Worthington Renaissance Hotel. Promotional support is provided by Star-Telegramand WRR Classical 101.1 FM.



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