Fort Worth Opera Holds the World Premier of Hector Armienta’s ZORRO Opera
January 26th saw the world premier of Hector Armienta‘s new Spanish/English opera, ZORRO, at the Fort Worth Opera in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fort Worth Opera Association shares, “Based upon the popular pulp fiction novels of prolific American pulp writer Johnston McCulley, this explosive new work is filled with romance, danger, and sword-fighting suspense. Led by visionary stage director Octavio Cardenas (Silent Night, 2014 FWO Festival; Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World, 2019), Zorro’s cast stars tenor César Delgado as Zorro/Diego de la Vega, mezzo-soprano Kirstin Chávez as the beguiling daughter of the Governor, Carlotta de Obragón, the passionate Ana Maria (soprano Gabriella Enríquez), and baritone Octavio Moreno (Cruzar la Cara de la Luna, El Pasado Nunca se Termina, 2017, 2019 FWO Festival) as the tyrannical Géneral Moncada.”
Tickets for upcoming performances on January 28th and January 30th are available at the Fort Worth Opera’s website.