Fort Worth Opera (FWO) has announced the repertory, casting, and live performances for its landmark 75th anniversary season.
After 14 years of producing a nationally recognized festival in the springtime, the organization will return to a year-round format, as it looks to expand its presence and visibility in the growing North Texas arts scene.
FWO’s 2021-2022 season commences on Oct. 9 with Entre Amigos, a celebratory Hispanic Heritage Month Concert at Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts at the Rose Marine Theater, with subsequent pop-up FWO GO community concerts held throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The highlight of the autumn season culminates in a fall preview concert at Firestone and Robertson Distillery Co. – Whiskey Ranch.
In December, the company will partner with the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) for Holiday in the Garden. Then in January, FWO will unveil Héctor Armienta’s swashbuckling thriller Zorro to kick off the New Year at the Rose Marine Theater and Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium.
This exciting world premiere is followed by a revival of the company’s immensely successful Black History Month concert, A Night of Black Excellence, live at Fort Worth’s historic I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA in February.
FWO’s watershed season concludes with a Diamond Anniversary Gala, a bold, intimate chamber realization of Verdi’s La Traviata with the Fort Worth…