“Amahl and the Night Visitors” Press Release

Download the press release HERE. On Site Opera to present Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, December 6-8, 2018 at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen Performances are free, and will feature a chorus of community members who have experienced homelessness, as part of a partnership with Breaking Ground, New York
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“Morning Star” Press Release

Download the press release HERE. On Site Opera presents the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s “Morning Star” at the Eldridge Street Synagogue, March 21-22, & 25, 2018 The work traces the story of an immigrant Jewish family on the Lower East Side of Manhattan whose lives are forever
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Piper Pipes Up

This year after an extensive national search for a new Executive Director, On Site Opera was fortunate to find Piper Gunnarson. She is a seasoned nonprofit arts administrator with a background in theater administration for organizations spanning all genres of the art form including classical plays, new works, musicals and
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Summer In Every Season: Meet Our Costume Designer, Summer Lee Jack

Summer Lee Jack is a Brooklyn-based freelance costume designer who has been designing costumes for over 15 years and has worked on over 125 productions from opera and new plays to musicals, TV series and short film. We loved the chance to chat with Summer about her approach to our
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The Opera Veteran Who Continues To Serve: Baritone Robert Orth

Baritone Robert Orth is acclaimed for his singular talent as a singing actor. He has created dozens of roles for world premiere recordings and performances across the country. A few of his career triumphs include Nixon in Nixon in China (in at least eight international productions), Owen Hart in Dead Man Walking
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The Doctor Is In: Meet Patrick Cook, tenor

Tenor Patrick Cook boasts an impressive resume including a performance for President Obama, awards at The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a role in The American Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Les Huguenots. He joins On Site Opera as Dr. Henry Osborn, president of the American Museum of Natural History,
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A Girl With A Huge Heart: Soprano Jennifer Zetlan

Soprano Jennifer Zetlan’s eclectic career includes acclaimed performances in venues ranging from The Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, The New York Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall. She portrays the title role in On Site Opera’s upcoming production of John Musto’s Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt. We spoke with Jennifer about her passion for
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“Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt” Press Release

Download the press release HERE. On Site Opera presents the World Premiere of John Musto’s new opera Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt, at the American Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs, September 23 – October 15, 2017 The 20-minute family-friendly opera, with a libretto by OSO General & Artistic
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The New Yorker: On Site Opera Takes on a Rare, Dark Work

By Russell Platt Illustration by Eleni Kalorkoti A great work by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) is like a blast of complicated sunshine. The composer, a scion of one of the most ancient and distinguished Jewish families of Provence, produced a brand of Gallic savoir-faire that was a multicolored phenomenon. The “Suite
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The NY Times discusses OSO’s “Guilty Mother”

An Operatic Rarity Picks Up Where Mozart and Rossini Left Off By CORINNA da FONSECA-WOLLHEIM | JUNE 16, 2017 Opera, on the whole, doesn’t much go for sequels. After all, the tragic ones tend to kill off their protagonists. And the romantic comedies? The satirist Kurt Tucholsky noted that the
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Always on the Move: Operawire’s exclusive interview with OSO’s Eric Einhorn

By David Salazar | May 11, 2017 Madame Tussaud’s. The Cotton Club. The Bronx Zoo. The West Side Community Gardens. The Museum of Natural History. What do all of these have in common? On Site Opera. The organization, which is the brainchild of Eric Einhorn and Jessica Kiger, has either
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“The Guilty Mother” Press Release

ON SITE OPERA PRESENTS THE U.S. PREMIERE OF DARIUS MILHAUD’S THE GUILTY MOTHERAT THE GARAGE, JUNE 20 & 22-24, 2017 OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) to celebrate the 125th birthday of Milhaud. The production will mark the completion of OSO’s acclaimed three-year Figaro
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Piper Gunnarson appointment press release

Download the press release HERE. On Site Opera announces new Executive Director Piper Gunnarson Thursday, March 23, 2017 — New York, NY — On Site Opera is excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson. A seasoned nonprofit arts administrator, Piper has extensive experience in theater administration for
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“The Secret Gardener” Press Release

Download the press release HERE. ON SITE OPERA PRESENTS MOZART’S THE SECRET GARDENER AT THE WEST SIDE COMMUNITY GARDEN MAY 11-13, 2017 OSO partners 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 that will mark a bi-city first
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On Site Opera’s 2017 Performances Press Release

Download the press release for On Site Opera’s 2017 performances: ON SITE OPERA 2017 PERFORMANCES Press release   ON SITE OPERA 2017 PERFORMANCES Site-specific productions include Mozart’s The Secret Gardener at the West Side Community Garden (May 11-13), the U.S. premiere of Milhaud’s La mère coupable at The Garage, a Hell’s Kitchen industrial space
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