January, 2012The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra announces a one-night-only special addition to the 2011-2012 season line-up: Singer-pianist Ben Folds, who will make his FWSO and Bass Hall debut with a concert of endearing indie-rock anthems backed by the full orchestra.
WHEN: 8 p.m. April 27
WHERE: Bass Performance Hall
TICKETS: $29-$99 at 817-665-6000 or www.fwsymphony.org.
ON-SALE DATE: Friday, Jan. 27
Folds—known as a solo artist, the frontman of Ben Folds Five and a judge on the recent TV hit The Sing-Off—is a charismatic live performer, with a style that combines poetic, witty lyrics with an unusual musicality and a bold stage presence. He’s a passionate supporter of symphony orchestras, and his symphony concerts are high-quality, high-energy affairs that show off his obvious love for our art form. For Folds’ complete bio, please see www.fwsymphony.org/hld/bio.asp?bio=429.
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra season sponsors are Star-Telegram, American Airlines and Renaissance Worthington Hotel. Promotional support is provided by Star-Telegram and WRR Classical 101.1 FM.