"Everyone in the opera world knows that new works do not sell tickets as well as those in the established repertoire.

But don’t tell that to Fort Worth Opera: Its world premiere presentation of “Voir Dire,” a contemporary chamber opera set in a rural courthouse, has sold out all six of its performances scheduled for McDavid Studio, the 180-seat venue across the street from Bass Hall.

It is the first time the company’s presentation of a new work has sold out, Fort Worth Opera marketing and communications manager Ryan Lathan says."

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