Bass Performance Hall-Maddox-Muse Complex

  • 525 Commerce
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102-5440
  • (817) 212-4200
  • Region: Downtown & Sundance Square
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Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It’s home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Ballet Theater, various touring Broadway shows, and performers such as Lyle Lovett and Tony Bennett.

  • Description Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It's home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Ballet Theater, various touring Broadway shows, and performers such as Lyle Lovett and Tony Bennett. Unique and beautiful spaces in Bass Performance Hall and the Maddox-Muse Center, which includes The Van Cliburn Recital Hall, McDavid Studio and the Canteen, may be rented for an array of special occasions ranging from weddings and dinners to recitals and receptions.
  • Largest Room 2042
  • Reception Capacity 375
  • Auditorium true
  • Auditorium: Max Seating Capacity 2042
  • Board Room true
  • Largest Room: Ceiling Height 90
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 150
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 350
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 300
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 3
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • Permanent Stage true
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 80
  • Square Footage: Smallest Meeting Room 880
  • Total Venue Capacity 2042
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The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and six incredible vocalists turn back the clock to the 1960s when the "Fab Four" took the world by storm, The Beach Boys made summer "endless,"... More

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Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Fort Worth as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this... More

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It's a concert showcasing music from England. Elgar's Enigma Variations, fourteen vivid and charming sketches of his friends and acquaintances, forms the centerpiece of this concert. Written in 2006,... More

At 72, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has an infectious... More

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Vadym Kholodenko’s performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 during the 2013 Cliburn Competition brought down the house and clinched his win with his extraordinary interpretation. Be there to... More

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Piano sensation Jim Brickman brings the songs and sounds of the season to Bass Hall with his 2016 holiday tour. Brickman celebrates his 20-year Christmas concert tradition with new music, holiday... More

Sophisticated. Romantic. Enchanting. The signature sound of Chris Botti has captivated millions of fans worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning trumpeter joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for a... More

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Cirque Dreams lights up the 2016 holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza, Cirque Dreams Holidaze. It’s a new cirque show, Broadway musical and family Christmas... More

Triple M” brings his yearly Christmas concert back to Bass Hall, where his heartfelt cowboy songs and poetry light up the stage like a warm campfire. More

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas... More

You can't call yourself a Texan without witnessing Lone Star Stage singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen's annual ode to holiday cheer. More

Ring in the New Year with a stirring tribute to the "First Lady of Song." Carmen Bradford, who has performances on four Grammy Award-winning albums, sold-out concerts the world over, and is considered... More

The highly anticipated global concert tour of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses–Master Quest descends on the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and will delights fans with a truly unique... More

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Tchaikovsky described his final symphony as “the best thing I ever composed or shall compose.” Known as the “Pathetique” for its brooding melancholy tone, Tchaikovsky poured his whole soul into this... More

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The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal... More

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This show-stopping production created by the musical team behind the hit movie Drumline , DRUMLine Live is an international tour based on the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching... More

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The 2017 Gala celebrates music by one of the most popular composers of all time – Mozart! With special guests soprano Danielle de Niese and pianist Menahem Pressler, the Fort Worth Symphony... More

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See stunning re-mastered clips from the great movie musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein, together with original vocals and a live soundtrack. Feel the excitement of favorites such as Oklahoma! , The... More

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Violinist Karen Gomyo, who has been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “A first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance and intensity,” returns to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra... More

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The end of The Beatles era was never thought to be in sight when The Beatles played their last show on the roof of Apple Offices in 1969. Imagine what would have been if The Beatles continued their... More

Cliburn at The Bass will feature three-time Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn with pianist and conductor Robert Levin. More

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