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Beethoven's 9th

Symphonic

April 3-5, 2020

Dates

Location

Bass Performance Hall

Duration

Approximately 90 minutes.

This concert will be performed without intermission.

Overview

The joyful message of the Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony has inspired millions of listeners over the world - it's an anthem for humanity and a life-affirming masterpiece. Experience this glorious exaltation of the ideal of universal brotherhood when Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the orchestra, soloists, and combined choirs from Texas Christian University, University of Texas at Arlington, and Baylor University in Beethoven’s triumphant “Ode to Joy” at his penultimate concert of the 2019-20 season.

Works

Vivian Fung
Pizzicato

Beethoven
Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, "Choral"

Featured Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor
Twyla Robinson, Soprano
Blythe Gaissert, Mezzo-Soprano
Clifton Forbis, Tenor
Michael Adams, Baritone
Combined choirs from Texas Christian University, University of Texas Arlington, and Baylor University

Meet the FWSO Musicians after the Sunday performance

Take your standing ovation to Bird Café for cocktails and conversation!

Following the Sunday, April 5 performance, you are invited to join the staff and musicians on the Bird Café patio, located at 155 E. 4th Street in Downtown Fort Worth (just across the corner from Bass Hall).

Discounted food and drink options will be available for purchase, and the conversations and friendships are free!

About the Artists

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor

Twyla Robinson, Soprano

Blythe Gaissert, Mezzo-Soprano

Clifton Forbis, Tenor

Michael Adams, Baritone

Plan Your Concert Experience

Concert Conversations

Gain extra insights into our Symphonic programs with Shield-Collins Bray, who presents Concert Conversations one hour prior to each Symphonic Concert. These free pre-concert lectures take place inside the auditorium and often feature recorded excerpts of music you will be hearing performed live as well as conversations with guest artists and visiting composers. 

About Bass Performance Hall

Bass Performance Hall is home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's Symphonic, Pops, and Family Series concerts as well as several one-night-only special concerts throughout the season. Learn more about how to make the most of your upcoming concert at this beautiful venue.