Updated: Jan. 22, 2021
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) announces the dazzling and world-renowned pianist, Yuja Wang, will replace cellist Yo-Yo Ma, in celebration of the Annual Gala on Feb. 20, 2021 at Dickies Arena.
“While we are certainly disappointed Yo-Yo Ma is unable to join us, Fort Worth should be proud of the resiliency of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for continuing to keep the music playing,” says Keith Cerny, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. “We are very fortunate to have Yuja Wang headlining and performing the extraordinary Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2. We appreciate all the support from the community, and are looking forward to a very special evening of live music and entertainment.”
With conductor Eric Jacobsen at the helm, Yuja, will perform the dazzling Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2, followed by the serene Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4. Yuja, a Beijing-born pianist celebrated for her charismatic stage presence and captivating talent, is coming off a successful 2019-20 season, which featured recitals, concert series, as well as season residencies and extensive tours with some of the world’s most venerated ensembles and conductors.
7 PM gala concert, followed by black-tie dinner (tickets sold separately)
Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma alongside your brilliant Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eric Jacobsen. Following the concert will a dazzling black-tie dinner. Concert tickets and dinner sponsorships are sold separately.