Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor (’91)
Carlos Ágreda, conducting fellow
Richard Woodhams, oboe (’68)
BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
FRANCAIX L’Horloge de flore (The Flower Clock)
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, music director of the Fort Worth Symphony, leads Ravel’s atmospheric, shimmering Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2, with its shifting hues and sensuous harmonies, and Strauss’s exuberant tone poem Don Juan, inspired by the legendary passionate rogue whose exploits have inspired poets, painters, and composers for centuries. Richard Woodhams, principal oboe of the Philadelphia Orchestra, is featured in Barber’s Canzonetta and Francaix’s L’Horloge de flore (The Flower Clock).