Dallas/Ft Worth

Orchestra of New Spain Conquers Another Zarzuela

The Orchestra of New Spain specializes in reviving long-lost music. Founder Grover Wilkins and his ensemble have freed a string of neglected Spanish-baroque works from the prison of the library shelves, and on Feb. 21 and 22, the group will give a belated U.S. premiere to a 300-year-old tale of passion among gods and mortals....

A Ruckus Rodeo Returns to the Modern

When the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth commissioned Red Grooms and ten other artists to contribute to the rodeo-themed 1976 exhibition The Great American Rodeo, Grooms spent a year observing rodeos, including the city’s annual Stock Show and Rodeo held at the neighboring Will Rogers Memorial Center....

Music for All: Fort Worth Opera’s Relaxed Performances

Six-year-old Jan Lucca’s facial expressions mirror the activity in front of him: Staring intently at the stage, his eyes widen at exciting moments. He clasps his hands together against his chest during the suspenseful ones. He swings his legs from the chair and his mom smiles from the seat next to him. It’s his first opera....