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Tchaikovsky’s 5th and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

Symphonic

May 28–30, 2021

Dates

  • Fri, May 28, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sat, May 29, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sun, May 30, 2021, 2:00 PM

Location

Bass Performance Hall

Duration

This concert will last approximately 2 hours, including one 20-minute intermission.

Overview

The haunting melody that opens Mendelssohn’s Violin concerto is instantly recognizable. Be there for a virtuosic performance of this revered work by violinist Benjamin Baker. Also, Tianyi Lu conducts Tchaikovsky’s gut-wrenching Fifth Symphony, which takes us on a passionate journey from self-doubt to triumph, building to a triumphant finish.

Works

GLINKA
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5

Featured Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Tianyi Lu, conductor
Benjamin Baker, violin

2020-2021 Season

Single tickets to this concert go on sale in June.

Tickets to this concert are currently only available as part of a subscription package. 

Learn more about package options for the 2020-2021 Season.

About the Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Tianyi Lu

Conductor

Benjamin Baker

Violin

Plan Your Concert Experience

Concert Conversations

Gain extra insights into our Symphonic programs with Shields-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.