General Information

    • Press Acclaim for Fort Worth Opera Festival

    • Fort Worth Opera Repertory 1946-Today

Press Releases

    • July 26, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Adds Fall Production of the Classic Fairy Tale Opera Hansel and Gretel and Children’s Opera Theatre Performances of Composer Michael Ching’s Three Pigs Remix

    • July 24, 2018

      Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cultural Critic for The New York Times and National Book Critics Circle Award-Winning Author of to Give Keynote Lecture During the 2019 Fort Worth Opera Festival

    • July 13, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera’s 2019 Frontiers Showcase: Submission Deadline Extended

    • July 11, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces World Premiere Opera, Companionship, by Composer-Librettist Rachel J. Peters, & Full Casting for the 2019 Festival Season

    • May 3, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Announces Call For Submission For Frontiers 2019

    • April 20, 2018

      “Share the Passion” Hosted by Jayden Goldberg: 18-year-old soprano to perform benefit concert for Fort Worth Opera’s Student Night at the Opera & Outreach Programs

    • April 18, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces its Thrilling 73rd Season Following the Launch of a Board of Trustees-Driven Two Year Matching Donation Challenge, Thanks-a-Million!

    • March 21, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Presents DELIGHTFUL: A Concert Featuring Grammy-Nominated Mezzo-Soprano Emily Fons & FWOpera Artistic Director Joe Illick

    • March 15, 2018

      The Evolution of Frontiers: Six Composer-Librettist Teams Selected for Fort Worth Opera’s Diverse 2018 Showcase

    • February 23, 2018

      The McCammon Voice Competition Announces the 2018 McCammon Semi-Finalists

    • February 21, 2018

      The Lone Star Film Society and Fort Worth Opera Copresent Sunset Boulevard, a Free Screening of the 1950s Film Noir Classic, Featuring a Talk by Opera Director Chuck Hudson, and a Performance by Soprano Bronwyn White Sponsored by The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

    • February 15, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera Looks Towards The Future: Company Announces Two-Year Matching Donation Challenge, Thanks-A-Million!

    • January 15, 2018

      Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre to Perform for Thousands of Mesquite ISD Elementary School Students at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center this Week

    • December 20, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera Announces Cast for Brief Encounters, a Riveting Trio of Pocket Operas about Love and Marriage, by Composer-Librettist Mark Adamo, Award-Winning Composer Jake Heggie, and FWOpera Artistic Director Joe Illick

    • December 7, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera Announces All-Star Cast For Hollywood-Inspired Production of Don Pasquale, Featuring Grammy Award-Winning Soprano Audrey Luna, Turkish Bass-Baritone Burak Bilgili, Acclaimed Baritone Andrew Wilkowske, and Renowned Korean Tenor Ji-Min Park

    • November 15, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera Announces Cast for Tango Opera María de Buenos Aires, Featuring Argentinian Mezzo-Soprano Solange Merdinian, Baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco, & 3-Time Emmy Winner and Best-Selling Author Gaby Natale

    • November 7, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces December Performance of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Family-Friendly Holiday Opera Amahl and the Night Visitors, a Collaboration with Ridglea Presbyterian Church

    • September 26, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera to Cancel Scheduled Performances of Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold During the 2018 Festival Season Due to High Production Costs

    • August 17, 2017

      Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Consul General of Mexico in Dallas Francisco de la Torre Join Fort Worth Opera for the First Libretto Reading of The Last Dream of Frida and Diego.

    • August 3, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera To Announce the 2020 World Premiere of The Last Dream of Frida & Diego, on August 24, 2017 in Mexico City at the Historic Palacio de Bellas Artes

    • July 14, 2017

      Tuomas Hiltunen Named General Director of Fort Worth Opera; Joe Illick Named Artistic Director

    • July 7, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera Proudly Announces the Formation of the FWOpera National Artistic Council, Led by Legendary Tenor, Conductor, and Impresario Plácido Domingo.

    • June 12, 2017

      Fort Worth Opera FOREWORD

    • June 6, 2017

      FWOpera 2018 Frontiers Call For Submissions

    • April 6, 2017

      2018 Season Announcement Press Release

    • February 27, 2017

      FWOpera celebrates its latest initiative source Noches de Ópera

    • August 31, 2016

      Fort Worth Opera Wraps-Up Million Dollar Summer; Exceed Goal of $500,000 In Groundbreaking Gift Match Challenge

    • July 14, 2016

      Fort Worth Opera Turns Up The Heat For It’s 57th Annual Opera Ball with Una Noche de Estrellas (Night Of Stars)

    • June 1, 2016

      Million Dollar Summer: FWOpera Kicks Off A Three Month Milestone Campaign

    • April 22, 2016

      Fort Worth Opera Announces Phase II of its Pioneering
      Opera of the Americas Initiative with Noches de Ópera

    • February 10, 2016

      Fort Worth Opera Announces New Director Of Development: Mark Saville

    • February 3, 2016

      Landmark Event Recreates One Of Fort Worth’s Most Famed Collaborations

    • January 18, 2016

      Spring Break Entertainment for the Entire Family: Children’s Opera Theater Performs Billy Goats Gruff and The Bremen Town Musicians

    • December 14, 2015

      FWOpera 2016 Frontiers Selections Announced

    • September 15, 2015

      FWOpera Creates a Six-Month Symposia Series Leading to the World Premiere of JFK

    • September 3, 2015

      FWOpera Presents The Barber of Seville in Texas

    • August 12, 2015

      Fort Worth Opera Awarded Generous Grant from City of Fort Worth in Celebration of its 70th Anniversary Season

    • August 11, 2015

      2015 Fort Worth Opera Ball Celebrates JFK with Presidential Black Tie Evening

    • July 1, 2015

      FWOpera Returns to the “Camelot Era” with the 2015 Presidential Gala

    • June 11, 2015

      Fort Worth Opera Names New Managing Director

    • May 19, 2015

      Final Call for Submission to Fort Worth Opera’s
      critically-acclaimed Frontiers Showcase

    • April 17, 2015

      A Highly-Anticipated World Premiere, a Hilarious Italian Comedy, and a Bold Regional Premiere are Set to Thrill Audiences Next Season

    • April 11, 2015

      Fort Worth Opera Board of Directors
      Extends General Director’s Contract for Third Consecutive Time

    • March 13, 2015

      FWOpera brings the Festival Experience to Life with a line-up of Festival Events

    • March 2, 2015

      FWOpera Announces New “Community Seats” Program

    • February 10, 2015

      FWOpera Heads to Waco with Special Performances of Children’s Opera Theatre and a 2015 Festival Preview

    • February 3, 2015

      FWOpera Offers Spring Break Children’s Opera Theatre Performances

    • February 3, 2015

      FWOpera Set to Bust the Myths of Opera for Thousands of Mansfield Middle School Students

    • January 21, 2015

      FWOpera Busts Genre Myths in Special Southlake Performance

    • January 14, 2015

      Fort Worth Opera Expands Favorite Programs to Funky New Cowtown Venues

Photos & Videos

All press photos/video are subject to copyright law and are authorized for news use only; all other uses prohibited without prior written consent from Fort Worth Opera.

Authorized users may email to request the password.

By entering the password, you agree to the usages and terms stated above.