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2023–2024 Season Announcement

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2023–2024 Season Announcement & Contract Extension for Robert Spano

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra announces the 2023–2024 season programming for the Symphonic, Pops, Chamber, Meet the Artist, and Family Series, five special one-night-only concerts, and a Gala Concert performance featuring Renée Fleming. Music Director Robert Spano has also agreed to an extension of his contract and will remain in his position with the organization through the 2027–2028 season.

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CultureMap Fort Worth

CultureMap Fort Worth covers 2023–2024 Season Announcement

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News covers 2023–2024 Season Announcement

Fort Worth Business Press

Fort Worth Business Press covers 2023–2024 Season Announcement

Fort Worth Report

Fort Worth Report covers 2023–2024 Season Announcement


Star-Telegram covers 2023–2024 Season Announcement

Fort Worth Business Press

Quest for the best: Mercedes Bass and the Fort Worth Symphony reach for the stars

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-23 season raises the curtain on a transformative “new vision,” defined by heightened artistic excellence and directed at international acclaim.

The driving force behind this ambitious initiative is philanthropist Mercedes Bass, chairwoman of the orchestra board and a longtime classical music aficionado.

“There is no reason that Fort Worth should not have the best,” she said in an interview. “You can’t just have a vision. You have to have a plan and it is our hope that we will reach our goal.”

Fort Worth Report

‘By playing together, we really understand each other better’: New director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra discusses plans for his tenure

Fornoff: Mm-hmm. Is there anything that I didn’t ask you about that you want to mention or you think is important to know? 

Spano: That’s a great question. I think what’s important to know for anyone who hasn’t been to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is that they’re welcome here....

Read the full interview from Fort Worth Report by clicking below!

Arts & Culture Texas

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's New Vision

When the doors of Bass Performance Hall open for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of their 2022-23 season this September, it will also mark the beginning of a new era for the 110-year-old organization. The new artistic vision, as FWSO President and CEO Keith Cerny describes it, is one that took months of discussion, planning, and strategizing with their newly-appointed Music Director Designate Robert Spano and members of the board, focusing on everything from programming to audience engagement.

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