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Fort Worth Opera to world-premiere clever new show set on Zoom call

The stage might have gone dark for Fort Worth Opera this year, but the creative juices have continued to flow. The company's newest offering...

Published November 18, 2020, Culture Map Fort Worth

Community Conversations: Bringing Diversity to Fort Worth Opera's Talent and Audience

Fort Worth Opera found its next general director in a woman whose vision for the company is as big as her home state. Texas native Afton...

Published November 13, 2020, NBCDFW

Fort Worth Opera Takes Arias to the Polls on Election Day

Fort Worth voters will find something good at the polls on Election Day: mini-concerts to help pass the time while waiting in line. "Voices for vo...

Published November 03, 2020, NBCDFW


January 06, 2021 - Fort Worth Opera and Teen Opera Club of Texas Announce Free Virtual Event on January 21, 2021: "Storytelling, Stage Presence, and Standing Ovations"


December 15, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Green Room Proudly Presents Music Speaks: The Language of Poetry & Libretti Workshop Series, Led by Internationally Renowned Opera Coaches Lucy Yates, J.J. Penna, and Rachelle Jonck

December 09, 2020 - Stephanie Blythe Takes YOU Home for the Holidays, Friday, December 18 at 7PM ET

October 14, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Launches FWO GO, Presents Voices for Votes on Election Day 2020, and Announces an Inspiring Two-Day Family Event in Association with the Tarrant Area Food Bank, Featuring Live Performances of Texas-themed Children's Opera Stone Soup, a Mobile Pantry, and Community Food Drive


September 29, 2020 - Frontiers 2020: Six Innovative Librettists Selected for Fort Worth Opera's Virtual Libretto Workshop, A Two-Night Exploration of Operatic Storytelling


September 21, 2020 - Afton Battle Named General Director of Fort Worth Opera

September 03, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Unveils Expanded Fall Virtual Season And Announces The 2020-2021 Lesley Resident Artists


August 19, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Announces Call for Submissions for Frontiers: FWO Libretto Workshop, a two-night online event and exploration of operatic storytelling Led by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-Winning Librettist and Lyricist Mark Campbell and an All-Star Panel of Opera Librettists, Composers, Directors, and Artists

August 13, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces Launch of New Digital Initiative FWO Green Room, Part of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season and Reimagined 2020 Fall Programming

August 05, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera and the McCammon Voice Competition Committee Announce the Cancellation of the 2020 Competition and Grant an Award to Each of the Thirty Semifinalists

May 28, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces Virtual Artist Residency with Renowned Metropolitan Opera Star Jennifer Rowley


April 08, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Announces YouTube Premieres and Facebook Watch Parties of Family Opera Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World and Hilarious One-Act Comedy Feel the Tango


March 31, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera Announces Innovative FWO Arts-In-Place Educational Curriculum for North Texas Music Students During The COVID-19 Crisis


March 17, 2020 - Fort Worth Opera to Cancel 2020 Festival and Postpone all Scheduled Performances

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