First glimpse of JFK assassination opera

Fort Worth Opera will stage the world premiere of JFK: The Opera on April 23.

Our pal Shawn E Milnes has been talking to the composer.

David T. Little told him: ‘There’s no way the story cannot be about the assassination, but that’s different than making about ‘Who Killed Kennedy’ which this is not. It’s a much bigger thing…. In the case of JFK we’re really approaching a sort of seismic shift in culture and American history where there was America before the assassination and America after the assassination, and that’s how we tried to approach the piece.’

Full article here.

Could this be the next Hamilton?

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