But they’re called ‘black box operas’ — for the kind of small venues they get staged in. Enough of a trend that maybe the opera world is splitting in two?
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FWOpera is set on programming contemporary works by North or South American composers – each season. The new project starts with a remarkable three world premieres in three seasons. And wait til you hear the one about the dog.
On the heels of Veterans Day, video from the conversation that brought together author Tom Philpott, opera composer Tom Cipullo, and veterans of two very different wars, Charles Overstreet and Robert E. Carroll.
Today in the roundup: A former first lady gets us reading, new operas in Fort Worth and how capitalism can save visual art (which you may not know needs saving).
FWOpera director Darren Woods and Dallas Opera director Keith Cerny will talk in public together for the first time, answering questions about new works, the measure of success and the future of opera. It’s almost Halloween: We’ll also ask for any horror stories.
Composer and MIT professor Tod Machover will join soprano Sara Heaton for performance and conversation in this year’s first “Composing Conversations.” Then Fort Worth Opera’s Darren K. Woods joins Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny to discuss commissioning new works, in “Conversations with Keith.” And the moderator? That’d be Art&Seek’s Jerome Weeks.
The recently-married general director of FWOpera gets a wedding present from Opera News. He’s part of their ‘Next Wave.’
They’ve known each other since 1980. They’re getting married in New York — no surprise.
In 2014, FWOpera will present two world premieres — one based on an iconic sci-fi fantasy, the other based on an iconic female author. How many icons you want in one season?
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Lysistrata,’ local music bits and a look inside an artist live-work space.