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The Future of Opera
On 7/22/2014 By US Airways Magazine
The Future of Opera: The Fort Worth Opera Festival brings classics and new works to the stage.The Fort Worth Opera Festival brings world-class opera to audiences across North Texas and beyond each ...

A Pathbreaking Nun Forced Into Silence Fort Worth Opera's premiere of 'With Blood, With Ink'
On 5/12/2014 By Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal
A Pathbreaking Nun Forced Into SilenceFort Worth Opera's premiere of 'With Blood, With Ink'By HEIDI WALESON, Wall Street Journal.The Fort Worth Opera, one of the most forward-looking companies in the ...

Strong SILENT NIGHT Should Be Considered for Holiday Staple
On 5/8/2014 By Wayne Lee Gay, D Magazine
Kevin Puts’ opera Silent Night is a parable of possibilities: inspired by and based upon the spontaneous and short-lived ceasefire during the first winter of World War I, the opera boldly puts ...

Christmas Songs
On 5/7/2014 By Kristian Lin, FWWeekly
If you think movies are guilty of recycling plots, you should take a look at opera. The art form has been borrowing stories since it began centuries ago (think of Monteverdi ripping off Greek mytholog...

FWOpera's Silent Night a Dramatic Spectacle
On 5/6/14 By Olin Chism, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Opera saved its most dramatic production of the season for last. Kevin Puts’ Silent Night engrossed a large audience in Bass Hall on Sunday afternoon. It received the ultimate complim...

Humanity in the Midst of War, at Fort Worth Opera Festival
On 5/5/14 By Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News
FORT WORTH—If you can keep a dry eye through the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s Silent Night, set in the midst of World War I, you’ve a stronger constitution than I. Premiered three complim...

Fort Worth Opera saves best for last in SILENT NIGHT
On 5/4/14 By David Wueste, Opera Pulse
It is fitting that the final production of the Fort Worth Opera Festival opens after Mozart’s Così fan tutte. Kevin Puts’s Silent Night opens at a Berlin Opera house where the annou...

The Healing Arts
On 4/30/14 By Edward Brown, Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth Opera’s With Blood, With Ink wrings beauty out of tragedy. annou...

Haunting Opera About Nun-Poet Belies Its Origin
On 4/29/14 By Mike Greenburg, Classical Voice America
Composer Daniel Crozier and librettist Peter M. Trask were graduate students at Peabody Conservatory when they created an opera based on the life of the 17th-century poet, feminist, and nun Sor Juana annou...

Review: THE PEARL FISHERS at Fort Worth Opera
On 4/29/14 By Laurie Lynn Lindemeier, The Column