Fort Worth — With the surplus of courtroom dramas on television, it was only matter of time before it came to the operatic stage. Composer Matthew Peterson and librettist Jason Zencka brings it to the Fort Worth Opera. with a world premiere, first seen in snippets at the FWO's Frontiers in 2014. Zencka drew on his experience as a crime reporter so the goings-on have the veracity of facts. Staged in the intimate McDavid Studio, Voir Dire is a powerhouse of an opera, engaging the audience from start to finish.

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