Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Classical Masters Festival
In the first year of a three-year cycle, Miguel Harth-Bedoya will lead the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in music by three titans of the symphonic repertoire: Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart.
In the first concert on August 28, 2013 Cliburn competitor Steven Lin returns to Fort Worth to perform Beethoven’s exuberant Piano Concerto No. 1. Also on the program are Mozart’s delightful Overture to The Magic Flute and Haydn’s spirited “Oxford” Symphony. Come early and enjoy a pre-concert solo performance by Gustavo Miranda-Bernales starting at 6:30 pm.
In the second concert on August 29, violinist David Coucheron makes his FWSO debut performing Mozart’s “Turkish” Violin Concerto. Also on the program are Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, which will delight with its humorous and cheerful energy, and Haydn’s dramatic and impassioned Overture to L’isola disabitata. Come early and enjoy a pre-concert solo performance by Steven Lin starting at 6:30 pm.
In the final concert on August 30, pianist Gustavo Miranda-Bernales performs Haydn’s lively Piano Concerto No. 11. Also on the program are Beethoven’s ever-popular Leonore Overture No. 3 and Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony, a resplendent work of extraordinary eloquence, joy and brilliance. Come early and enjoy a pre-concert performance by David Coucheron starting at 1 pm.