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An Early Look at "JFK" Opera
On 8/11/2014 By Alann Kozinn, The New York Times
An Early Look at ‘JFK’ OperaBy Allan Kozinn David T. Little’s opera “JFK,” which looks at the 12 hours leading up to John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, is ...

Fort Worth Opera announces cast of JFK opera
On 8/11/2014 By Betty Dillard, Fort Worth Business Press
Fort Worth Opera announces cast of JFK opera Betty Dillard, Fort Worth Business PressFort Worth Opera in collaboration with American Lyric Theater in New York City announced the cast of the 2016 world...

Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack & More to Lead FWOpera & ALT's JFK World Premiere in 2016
On 8/11/2014 By BroadwayWorld.com
Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack & More to Lead FWOpera & ALT's JFK World Premiere in 2016BroadwayWorld.comFort Worth Opera (FWOpera) in collaboration with American Lyric Theater (ALT) announced world...

Fort Worth Opera casts the Kennedys for ‘JFK’
On 8/11/2014 By Stephanie Allmon, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Opera casts the Kennedys for ‘JFK’Stephanie Allmon, Fort Worth Star-Telegram John F. Kennedy will be a baritone.Matthew Worth, whose voice The New York Times has described as world...

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 world...

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 world...

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 world...

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...

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