September 4, 2019

Christopher Staub named new Director of Production

On Site Opera is excited to announce the latest addition to its staff! September 4, 2019 – Christopher Staub has been appointed the company’s first Director of Production. Christopher brings with him over fourteen years of experience in opera production. Prior to OSO, Chris was the Production Stage Manager at
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“The Turn of the Screw” press release

Click here to download the full release. On Site Opera to present Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, October 25 – 27, 2019 at Wave Hill in the Bronx For immediate release – New York, NY – New York, NY – On Site Opera (OSO) will present Benjamin Britten’s operatic ghost story, The Turn
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From The Director’s Desk: Building Innovation Without A Building

The Director’s Desk: A blog series offering perspectives from members of On Site Opera’s leadership team “Building Innovation Without A Building” by Piper Gunnarson, Executive Director Not long ago, I stumbled across this image on social media (right) that claimed the following: The largest transportation provider in the U.S. does
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From the Director’s Desk

A blog series offering perspectives from various members of On Site Opera’s leadership team “The Casting Puzzle” by Eric Einhorn, General & Artistic Director Creating a site-specific opera production truly does take a village! There are dozens of people involved in innumerable tasks designed to produce a thrilling operatic event,
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2019 Howard Gilman Foundation Grant Award Press Release

Click here to download the full release. On Site Opera to Receive $20,000 Grant from The Howard Gilman Foundation New York, NY—The Howard Gilman Foundation has announced its recent grant recipients, including a $20,000 award to On Site Opera. This award will support On Site Opera’s general operations and 2019
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2019 NEA Award Press Release

Click here to download the full release. On Site Opera to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts New York, NY—National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding
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From the Director’s Desk

A blog series offering perspectives from various members of On Site Opera’s leadership team 6 1/2 of My Favorite Opera Terms by Piper Gunnarson, Executive Director A great privilege of working in the arts is that there is so much to learn! I came to On Site Opera from the
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From the Director’s Desk

A blog series offering perspectives from various members of On Site Opera’s leadership team “Opera and Social Impact” by Eric Einhorn, General & Artistic Director In the opera industry, we often talk about the potential opera has to create an impact within one’s community. Our site-specific productions that occur around
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Brut: From Homeless to Singing Opera

From Homeless to Singing Opera From homeless to singing opera — "it's like a fantasy come true." Posted by Brut on Thursday, 20 December 2018
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“Murasaki’s Moon” Press Release

Download the press release HERE. On Site Opera and MetLiveArts will co-present the World Premiere of Michi Wiancko and Deborah Brevoort’s new opera, Murasaki’s Moon on May 17, 2019 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Murasaki’s Moon will be presented in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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Guest Blog: ‘Amahl’ and Media Technology

On Site Opera welcomes Mark Schubin, an historian on the intersection of opera and media technology, to share the fascinating historical connection between media technology and Amahl and the Night Visitors. Amahl and the Night Visitors: A Look at this Holiday Opera’s Intersection with Media Technology by Mark Schubin Amahl and
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Notes from the Board Room

a blog series sharing insights from On Site Opera’s Board of Directors “It Takes A Village To Raise An Opera!” by Miriam Sondag, Board Secretary As a board member, opera fan, mother of a young child, and attorney working for affordable housing in NYC, I am extremely proud of On
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On Site Opera welcomes Merrill Rose to its Board of Directors!

On Site Opera is delighted to announce the addition of Merrill Rose to its Board of Directors. Merrill has been a devoted audience member and patron of On Site Opera for a few years. In 2017, she co-chaired the organization’s Gala Committee, bringing her enthusiasm and fresh ideas to help
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Updated: “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 will feature a chorus of community members who have experienced homelessness, as part of a partnership with Breaking Ground, New York City’s largest provider
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From the Director’s Desk

A blog series offering perspectives from various members of On Site Opera’s leadership team “Charting A Path Forward” by Piper Gunnarson, Executive Director Over the past year, I have been honored to participate in the 2019 inaugural class of the Women’s Opera Network Mentorship Program, through which I was mentored
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