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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On Site Opera’s Double Bill of Monodramas at The Harmonie Club

Highlights from On Site Opera’s 2016 production of Argento’s “Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night” and Berlioz’s “La Mort de Cléopâtre” at The Harmonie Club.
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The Crypt Sessions: The Tell-Tale Heart

The Crypt Sessions presents a small taste of Gregg Kallor’s new piece based on Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart,’ featuring Joshua Roman and Elizabeth Pojanowski, in collaboration with On Site Opera and directed by Sarah Meyers.
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“Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt” Press Release

Download “Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt” Press Release: “Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt” Press Release   For immediate release October 16, 2016 Apatosaurus, (Brontosaurus) by Charles R. Knight, 1898 American Museum of Natural History   ON SITE OPERA TO PRESENT WORLD PREMIERE OF RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT A SITE-SPECIFIC OPERA
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Here Comes the Bride: Meet Leah Partridge, soprano

Soprano Leah Partridge is no stranger to an operatic mad scene. This week, in her On Site Opera debut, she adds another crazy character to her repertoire: Miss Havisham, literature’s most famous jilted bride. We chatted with Leah about her approach to operatic madness and what makes Miss Havisham a little
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Holding Court with Cleopatra: Meet Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano

Mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert returns to On Site Opera to portray one of history’s greatest and most enigmatic rulers! We caught up with Blythe to see what she’s been up to since quacking her way into audience’s hearts as Auntie Duck in OSO’s inaugural production of The Tale of the Silly
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Highlights from Marcos Portugal’s “Figaro” at 632 on Hudson

Highlights from On Site Opera’s 2016 production of Marcos Portugal’s “The Marriage of Figaro” at 632 on Hudson more information: osopera.org/figaro FIGARO, Jesse Blumberg, baritone SUSANNA, Jeni Houser, soprano MARCELLINA, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano DON BARTOLO, David Langan, bass-baritone COUNT ALMAVIVA, David Blalock, tenor DON BASILIO, Ryan Kuster, bass-baritone COUNTESS, Camille
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“A Double Bill of Monodramas” Press Release

Download “A Double Bill of Monodramas” Press Release: “A Double Bill of Monodramas” Press Release For Immediate Release July 12, 2016 On Site Opera presents A Double Bill of Monodramas at the Harmonie club, September 29-30 Coming Off the Heels of their Highly Acclaimed Production of Marcos Portugal’s The Marriage of
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Save the Date for OSO’s Inaugural Benefit! 

Please join On Site Opera as we celebrate the opening of our sixth season with our first annual benefit fundraiser in the exquisite grand ballroom at The Harmonie Club. The evening will feature a seated three course dinner interspersed within a double bill of two operatic monodramas: Hector Berlioz’s The
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Here comes the bride: Meet Jeni Houser, soprano

We first meet Susanna on the morning of her wedding to Figaro. She’s young, in love, and getting ready for the most important day of her life! Unfortunately for Susanna, it’s not going to be smooth sailing, and she’s got a crazy day ahead of her! We talked with soprano
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“The Marriage of Figaro” program notes by David Cranmer

La pazza giornata o sia il matrimonio di Figaro   Introduction In the 21st century we are accustomed to the notion of a repertoire of operatic works drawn from the past, of recognised interest and merit, that have come to constitute a ‘canon’. Were we to go back to 18th-century
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Fast talk with Figaro: Jesse Blumberg, baritone

At the center of the Figaro Trilogy is Beaumarchais’ eponymous barber and jack-of-all-trades. Baritone Jesse Blumberg takes up the shears for the second installment of the trilogy: Marcos Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro. We talked with Jesse about his favorite operatic moments and his craziest musical memories.  Jesse Blumberg as Figaro at
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Meet OnSiteFigaro’s Intern: Olivia Schechtman

Interns are often pictured to be the people getting coffee or making copies, but lucky for me, I’ve found an internship where I can get coffee WITH the directors,co-founders and most interesting–the musicians! What I mean to say is, I am truly involved in the process–and for that I am
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UPDATED “The Marriage of Figaro” Press Release

Download “The Marriage Of Figaro” Press Release UPDATED OSO The Marriage of Figaro Press Release Photo of Jeni Houser by Michael Yeshion For Immediate Release May 23, 2016   ON SITE OPERA ANNOUNCES CAST CHANGE FOR NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF MARCOS PORTUGAL’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO JUNE 14-17 AT 632
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Catching up with Cherubino: Melissa Wimbish, soprano

We are thrilled to welcome soprano Melissa Wimbish back to On Site Opera! Last seen as the mischievous Baby Mouse in our 2012 inaugural production, Melissa now returns as the naughty pageboy Cherubino in Marcos Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro. We talked with Melissa about her favorite operatic moments and
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