News & Reviews

Funding the Arts, Part 1

In a city with shaky financial support for music, dance, and theater, some leaders offer advice and insight into public, private, and corporate giving. Great performances aren’t the only things that are outsized about Fort Worth’s world-class arts groups. Funding is, too. While festivals by...

Students get a taste of the arts through opera

Elementary students erupted with cries of glee and laughter as during a performance from the Fort Worth Children’s Opera at Weatherford High School Tuesday. The opera was put on as an initiative headed by the Performing Arts Association (PAA) of Weatherford, an organization that raises funds...

Kids Explore Opera Through Educational Program

As the foundation of the Fort Worth Opera’s educational initiative, the Children’s Opera Theatre program strives to cultivate a love and appreciation for opera among young people in North Texas. Through the Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre (COT), students are introduced to...

Best Of Culture 2016

Classical Music Performance Critic’s choice: JFK, Fort Worth Opera The nation’s classical music critics were divided on the merits of Fort Worth Opera’s world premiere, but nobody could doubt its audacity. David Little and Royce Vavrek’s rendition of John F. Kennedy’s last night...