Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has grown to become one of the most successful orchestras of its size in the United States, serving an audience of 250,000, with an annual budget of $11 million, a 52-week season and a $29 million endowment. Under the artistic leadership of Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya - one of the most exciting conductors to emerge on the U.S. and international conducting scene in recent years - and as the principal resident company of the acoustically superb Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall, the Orchestra presents a series of symphonic, pops and special concerts, with a subscriber base of 8,500. It also serves as the orchestra for Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, the Southwestern Seminary Oratorio Chorus and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The FWSO made its critically acclaimed premeire at New York's Carnegie Hall in January of 2008. The Orchestra's annual five-week summer music festival, Concerts In The Garden, features an array of performances and artists, and has grown to be one of the largest and most successful summer outdoor festival of its kind in Texas, attracting an annual audience of nearly 45,000. The Orchestra's extensive and diverse educational and outreach program Adventures in Music serves more than 60,000 children, youth and adults each season through free or low-cost performances at Bass Performance Hall and in a variety of venues throughout the community. The FWSO is also the only orchestra in Texas to participate in Carnegie Hall's award-winning Weill Music Institute Communities LinkUP! program, enhancing the music education of more than 6,000 fourth-grade students annually. Recently released recordings include Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E. Minor, Opus 64, a bilingual version (Spanish and English) of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf featuring actor Michael York, Sentimiento Latino, with Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flores (Decca), and a CD with Asleep at the Wheel recorded live at Bass Performance Hall.
HoursTicket Office: Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Business Office: Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm
AdmissionSymphonic Series Single Tickets range from $10 to $78, Pops Series Single Tickets range from $26 to $78, Concerts In The Garden Summer Music Festival tickets range from $15 to $45 (Children 10 and under are admitted free to lawn seating with a paid adult).