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Beethoven's 9th

Symphonic | Bass Performance Hall

April 3-5, 2020


  • Sun, Jun 6, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Mon, Jun 7, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Tue, Jun 8, 2021, 2:00 PM


Bass Performance Hall


Approximately 90 minutes.

This concert will be performed without intermission.

Great For

  • People who love choral music


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 Arlington, and Baylor University in Beethoven’s triumphant “Ode to Joy” at his penultimate concert of the 2019-20 season.


Vivian Fung

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
Beethoven Festival Choir

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!

Buddy Bray

Add to your 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.