Check out this great piece from Stephanie Simon at NY1 about New York Opera Alliance’s #NYOperaFest, with our own Jessica Kiger inside the beautiful 632 on Hudson talking about our upcoming production of Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro! New … Continued
In the press
Alt-Operas Unite the ‘Beer and Champagne Crowds’ By PIA CATTON Feb. 19, 2016 Some groups rarely perform twice at the same venue: In 2014, On Site Opera presented Rameau’s “Pygmalion,” in which an artist falls in love with a sculpture, … Continued
On Site Opera announces a partnership with The Atlanta Opera’s Discoveries Series to bring Mozart’s The Secret Gardener (La finta giardiniera) to life in a new site-specific co-production. Performances, which will take place in the spring of 2017, mark a … Continued
When Opera is About Location, Location, Location Tuesday, June 16, 2015 By Fred Plotkin When one talks about real estate value in New York, the old saw is that it is based on “location, location, location.” And so it seems … Continued
Friday, December 19, 2014 By Fred Plotkin In 2014, I attended 76 opera performances given by 28 companies. A third of these were at the Metropolitan Opera. I have seen productions that were large and grand and others that were … Continued
KMFA’s Judlyne Gibson interviews Eric Einhorn after OSO’s “Pygmalion” performance featuring Google Glass supertitles.
In 1983, at a showing of Strauss’ Elektra, the Canadian Opera Company changed opera forever. It introduced a concept that its creator termed surtitles, which projected translated lyrics alongside the performers. It allowed viewers to read the dialogue as they heard … Continued
by Mark Schubin June 22, 2014 Augmented / Virtual Reality – Almost 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, thousands of fans stormed Robison Field, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. But they weren’t baseball fans. They were opera … Continued
We are honored that Gramophone included Pygmalion in this month’s listings! We hope you’ll join us for Rameau’s masterpiece! Tickets available at: onsiteopera.showclix.com.
Rameau’s Pygmalion SOME OF THE most exciting stage productions in the world today are being presented by smallish opera companies that have the wit, determination, and maneuverability to stage classic works in new ways— allowing audiences to embrace stories and … Continued
Opera5. See Pygmalion at Madame TussaudsNo jokes about lifeless singing, please.Rameau’s one-act operatic setting of the Pygmalion story is, of course, about a narcissist creating another human being in his own image. What better setting for this tale of doubling than Madame Tussauds, where the … Continued
On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. On Thursday, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco … Continued
By Amanda Angel May 1, 2014 Standing room used to contain the cheapest seats, but more and more often it’s the only option for adventuresome opera fans around the world. In recent weeks one opera, staged amid the normal operations … Continued
By Fred Plotkin March 25, 2014 This year is not only the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, about whom I will write at various points throughout the year, but also the 250th anniversary of the death of … Continued
Gershwin Fan Produces Mini Opera at Harlem’s Cotton Club By Patrick Cole Jun 17, 2013 When a teacher at his New Jersey high school loaned Eric Einhorn George Gershwin’s “Blue Monday,” the brief jazz opera became an ear worm. “It … Continued