Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall

Country: United States of America
State: Texas
City: Fort Worth
Location: 55 Commerce Street / 4th Street

Built 1998 by David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Inc. in Beaux-Arts revival style. Named after the sponsors, Nancy Lee Bass and Perry Richardson Bass. The main hall is the "Founders Concert Theater" (2056 seats). 2001 addition of the "Maddox-Muse Center" with two halls: "Van Cliburn Recital Hall" (300 seats, named in honour of the pianist Van Cliburn who first promoted the building of the hall to the Bass family) and "McDavid Studio" (220 seats).

Used for symphony and rock concerts as well as for ballet, opera, and touring Broadway musical performances. Home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and Cliburn Concerts.

Links: www.basshall.com, Wikipedia

[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Front Text: "Fort Worth, Texas. Bass Performance Hall"
Reverse Text: "Fort Worth, Texas. Bass Performance Hall. Located in downtown's Sundance Square, the Hall features two 48-foot tall heralding angels carved into the Texas limestone of its facade. It seats 2,056 and is the permanent venue for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas Ballet, Fort Worth Opera and The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition."
Publisher: Smith-Southwestern, Mesa AZ; 7135
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Picture: photomontage of three images (left: facade angels, center: full view, right: facade angels)
Front Text: "Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Reverse Text: "Fort Worth, Texas. Bass Performance Hall. Located in downtown's Sundance Square, the Hall features two 48-foot tall heralding angels carved into the Texas limestone of its facade. It seats 2,056 and is the permanent venue for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas Ballet, Fort Worth Opera and The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition."
Publisher: Smith-Southwestern, Mesa AZ; 7138
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Folded Greeting Card
Reverse Text: "Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. The Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall, located at 4th and Commerce Streets in downtown Fort Worth, bears a beaux-arts revival design, evoking the grandeur of concert halls from a bygone era while employing state of the art technology to create superb acoustics. The Hall, shown during the Joyous Texas-Style Housewarming on May 1-3, 1998, is home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Dallas Ballet, Fort Worth Opera, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concert Series, as well as special presentations by Casa Manana."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: 15.5 x 11.4 cm

[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "Cross Section. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Folded Greeting Card
Reverse Text: "Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. The audience chamber of the 2,056-seat Founders Concert Theater, with successive horseshoe-shaped tiers, is characteristics of the classic European opera house form. Every aspect of the design by architect David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Inc. has focused on superb acoustics, exceptional sight lines and ambience on a level with the greatest halls of Europe and America."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: 15.5 x 11.4 cm

[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "The Great Dome above Founders Concert Theater. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "The stage. Detail with orchestra shell. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "Founders Concert Theater. Seat end stanchion. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "Founders Concert Theater. Side wall column. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "Mezzanine Grand Lobby. Pilasters & Vaulting. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "Mezzanine Grand Lobby. Overlook at East Grand Foyer. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
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Size: Modern
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[Fort Worth, TX: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall] Reverse Text: "East Grand Foyer. Domed ceiling. Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. Fort Worth, Texas."
Publisher: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
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