Fort Worth Opera - Fort Worth
22 October 2017

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Cruzar la Cara de la Luna

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

A mix of Mexican and American lives in Fort Worth Opera's powerful, irresistible mariachi opera
7 May 17 / Dallas Morning News
Moon lit
5 May 17 / TheaterJones
Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Cruzar’ a pertinent work with emotional pull
2 May 17 / Star Telegram
Voir Dire

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Truth be told
1 May 17 / TheaterJones
FW Opera’s ‘Voir Dire’ tries to do justice to crime-and-punishment tales
28 Apr 17 / Star Telegram
Courtroom dramas, and damaged lives, vividly portrayed in Fort Worth Opera's new 'Voir Dire'
28 Apr 17 / Dallas Morning News
Carmen

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Deadly obsession
1 May 17 / TheaterJones
"Carmen" splendidly sung but overacted at Fort Worth Opera Festival
24 Apr 17 / Dallas Morning News
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Barber of Seville’ keeps audience laughing
2 May 16 / Star Telegram
Enbedded

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Digging deep
30 Apr 16 / TheaterJones
Fort Worth Opera presents two one-act operas inspired by Poe
27 Apr 16 / Dallas Morning News
‘Buried Alive,’ ‘Embedded’ go for modern-day macabre
26 Apr 16 / Star Telegram
Buried Alive

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Digging deep
30 Apr 16 / TheaterJones
Fort Worth Opera presents two one-act operas inspired by Poe
27 Apr 16 / Dallas Morning News
‘Buried Alive,’ ‘Embedded’ go for modern-day macabre
26 Apr 16 / Star Telegram
JFK

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Docu-opera, redux: JFK comes to operatic stage
26 Apr 16 / Washington Post
'JFK' is a surreal spin on president's last night in Texas
26 Apr 16 / Los Angeles Times
'JFK' puts a very dark day in an operatic light
25 Apr 16 / New York Times
Fort Worth Opera premieres vivid, overdone “JFK”
25 Apr 16 / Dallas Morning News
‘JFK’ opera engrossing, sometimes puzzling
25 Apr 16 / Star Telegram
Hamlet

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Wes Mason as Hamlet was properly a dominant figure both musically and dramatically
4 May 15 / Star Telegram
La Traviata

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Sumptuous La Traviata
30 Apr 15 / Fort Worth Weekly
Totally consumed
30 Apr 15 / TheaterJones
A surprise opener for the 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival
29 Apr 15 / Opera Pulse
Fort Worth Opera's 'La traviata' an on-again, off-again affair
29 Apr 15 / Dallas Morning News
Fort Worth Opera’s opulent La Traviata let down by lead singers
29 Apr 15 / D Magazine
Fort Worth Opera’s grand ‘La Traviata’ at Bass Hall
27 Apr 15 / Star Telegram
Dog Days

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 5

'Dog Days' portrays lives brutalized by isolation, hunger
30 Apr 15 / Dallas Morning News
Gruesome ‘Dog Days’ an ear-splitting, profanity-laced opera
29 Apr 15 / Star Telegram
Dog Days gives dynamite regional premiere in Fort Worth
29 Apr 15 / Opera Pulse
Friday night storms doom Fort Worth Opera's 'Dog Days'
29 Apr 15 / Dallas Morning News
Dog Days shocks and awes at Fort Worth Opera Festival
29 Apr 15 / D Magazine
With Blood, With Ink

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 4

A pathbreaking nun forced into silence
13 May 14 / Wall Street Journal
The 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival
10 May 14 / Dallas Observer
Fort Worth Opera Festival opens with starkly contrasting productions
22 Apr 14 / Star Telegram
With Blood, With Ink premieres at Fort Worth Opera Festival
22 Apr 14 / Opera Pulse
Silent Night

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

The 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival
10 May 14 / Dallas Observer
Happy Christmas (war is not over)
6 May 14 / TheaterJones
Humanity in the midst of war, at FW Opera Festival
5 May 14 / Dallas Morning News
Così fan tutte

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 6

The 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival
10 May 14 / Dallas Observer
Fort Worth Opera swings into Mozart
7 May 14 / Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth Opera stages a clever ‘Cosi’
29 Apr 14 / Star Telegram
Comedic Così fan tutte Opens in Fort Worth
29 Apr 14 / Opera Pulse
Fort Worth Opera scores another winner
29 Apr 14 / TheaterJones
A dazzling ‘Così fan tutte’ at the Fort Worth Opera Festival
28 Apr 14 / Dallas Morning News
Les pêcheurs de perles

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Exotic Ceylon brought to life at Fort Worth Opera Festival
28 Apr 14 / Dallas Morning News
Fort Worth Opera Festival opens with starkly contrasting productions
22 Apr 14 / Star Telegram
Sean Panikkar wows in Fort Worth Opera Festival opener
22 Apr 14 / Opera Pulse
Fort Worth Opera Festival begins well with The Pearl Fishers
21 Apr 14 / D Magazine
Ariadne auf Naxos

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Island in a dream
7 May 13 / TheaterJones
FW Opera stages an entertaining “Ariadne auf Naxos”
7 May 13 / Dallas Morning News
Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos completes Fort Worth Opera’s Perfect season
7 May 13 / D Magazine
La fille du régiment

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Fort Worth Opera Festival continues with two totally different works
2 May 13 / Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth Opera scores with lively, very funny 'Regiment'
29 Apr 13 / Star Telegram
Fort Worth Opera mostly hits with a rousing production of Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment
29 Apr 13 / TheaterJones
FW Opera Festival opens a delightful “Daughter of the Regiment”
28 Apr 13 / Dallas Morning News
Glory Denied

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Fort Worth Opera Festival continues with two totally different works
2 May 13 / Fort Worth Weekly
POW's story brings home the drama
26 Apr 13 / Star Telegram
A haunting and evocative tribute to the Vietnam era
25 Apr 13 / Pegasus News
The performance was done with great skill and enormous conviction
22 Apr 13 / Dallas Morning News
Fort Worth Opera festival continues with Glory Denied
22 Apr 13 / Star Telegram
La bohème

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Fort Worth Opera Festival kicks off with a solid and refreshingly traditional La boheme
22 Apr 13 / TheaterJones
Lively “La boheme” opens FW Opera Festival
22 Apr 13 / Dallas Morning News
Opera fest launched with stunning, deftly staged and performed La Bohème
22 Apr 13 / Star Telegram
Lysistrata

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 5

A production full of variety
31 May 12 / Pegasus News
Make war not love
31 May 12 / Fort Worth Weekly
An ancient story fit for the modern ear
30 May 12 / D Magazine
War of the sexless
29 May 12 / TheaterJones
Don't deny yourself pleasure of Fort Worth Opera's 'Lysistrata'
29 May 12 / Star Telegram
Le nozze di Figaro

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

A comic opera sowing seeds of social unrest
22 May 12 / D Magazine
Traditional wedding
21 May 12 / TheaterJones
Fort Worth Opera's 'Marriage of Figaro' sounds better than it looks
21 May 12 / Star Telegram
Three Decembers

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 3

A cacophony of emotions that's never overwhelming
22 May 12 / Pegasus News
Fort Worth Opera's exquisite production of Jake Heggie's Three Decembers is a welcome entry into the canon
20 May 12 / TheaterJones
Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers tackles family tension sung beautifully
15 May 12 / D Magazine
Tosca

Fort Worth Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Fort Worth Opera Festival “leaps” to a grand start with Tosca
17 May 12 / Everyday Opera
An ambitious, but impressive undertaking!
16 May 12 / Pegasus News
Diva on a mission
15 May 12 / TheaterJones
FrontRow . An opulent production kicks off opera festival and brings Fort Worth’s Tosca to life
15 May 12 / D Magazine
Sour notes in Fort Worth Opera's 'Tosca'
15 May 12 / Star Telegram
Tosca stand
To play the villainous Scarpia in FWO’s ‘Tosca,’ happily coupled barihunk Michael Chioldi dug deep.
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News & Articles

Fort Worth Opera cancels Das Rheingold
Hoping to see the majestic 'Das Rheingold' at Fort Worth Opera? Too bad.
27 Sep 2017 / Dallas Morning News
FWO announces new world premiere opera, ‘Frida & Diego’
The Last Dream of Frida & Diego, set on el Dia de los Muertos in 1957, tracks the tumultuous relationship between the icon Mexican painters. It will receive its world premiere in 2020.
5 Aug 2017 / Dallas Voice
Fort Worth Opera names not one, but two new directors
Six months after the general director Darren K. Woods was terminated from the Fort Worth Opera, the board of trustees has named not one but two replacements.
14 Jul 2017 / Star Telegram
Domingo to lead Fort Worth Opera National Artistic Council
The Fort Worth Opera has announced the creation of the Fort Worth Opera National Artistic Council, and will be led by Plácido Domingo.
8 Jul 2017 / OperaWire
Fort Worth Opera parts ways with general director Darren K. Woods
Citing a desire to move the company in different directions financially and artistically, board chairman Mike Martinez said FWO terminated Woods’ position with the company.
14 Feb 2017 / Star Telegram