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Bass Performance Hall
|A Happy Union: Tradition and Youthfulness in the Fort Worth Opera’s Marriage of Figaro|
|The 2012 Fort Worth Opera Festival, now nearing its conclusion, presented the last of its three performances of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro on Friday evening. A traditional approach governed everything from the modest yet handsome sets to the conservative musical interpretation. This was combined with brilliant direction, casting, and acting to produce a Figaro that was laugh-out-loud funny and musically sensitive, highlighting the composer (and his equally great librettist, Lorenzo da Ponte) as the true star of the evening.
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