A Night at the Opera Press Release

ON SITE OPERA PRESENTS COMEDY AND TRAGEDY UNDER THE STARS IN  PARTNERSHIP WITH CARAMOOR THIS SUMMER  STEPHANIE BLYTHE AND LAQUITA MITCHELL BRING LESSON PLAN LIVE TO THE  STAGE ALONG WITH EXCERPTS FROM CARMEN  On Site Opera Continues Tenth Anniversary Season with One Night Only Production in the Hudson Valley  NEW
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Gianni Schicchi Press Release

ON SITE OPERA BRINGS AUDIENCES INTO THE OPULENT HOME OF THE DONATI FAMILY IN  THEIR SITE-SPECIFIC PRODUCTION OF PUCCINI’S GIANNI SCHICCHI THIS APRIL  A Diverse Cast Brings High-jinks and Hilarity to an Opera Favorite  NEW YORK, March 7, 2022 – On Site Opera, New York’s pioneering opera company rooted in
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Happy 10th Anniversary, On Site Opera!

By Mark Schubin A short walk from where On Site Opera produced Benjamin Britten’s opera The Turn of the Screw, at the Wave Hill estate in the Bronx, is a giant sequoia tree (left, photo by Benjamin Swett). It’s a mere baby, having been planted in 1975 (one in California
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New Trustees Press Release

ON SITE OPERA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS TO EXPAND LEADERSHIP, REPRESENTATION AND LEGACY NEW YORK, January 26, 2022 –  On Site Opera, New York’s pioneer opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, announced today the appointment of 2 new trustees to the company’s Board of Directors:
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A Divine Comedy

By Mark Schubin The Prince George Ballroom (right) is a highly appropriate location for On Site Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s comic opera Gianni Schicchi. The opera takes place largely in a room of a Florentine palace; the Prince George Ballroom is decorated in an opulent Neo-Renaissance style. The opera’s
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Emily Barber Press Release

ON SITE OPERA ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTION MANAGER AHEAD OF TENTH  ANNIVERSARY SEASON  NEW YORK, December 6, 2020 – On Site Opera, New York’s pioneer opera company rooted in site specific storytelling and the immersive experience, announced today the appointment of Emily Barber as the company’s new Production Manager ahead of
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Lesson Plan Press Release

STEPHANIE BLYTHE AND LAQUITA MITCHELL STAR IN THE LIVE AND  INTERACTIVE DIGITAL WORLD PREMIERE OF LESSON PLAN  On Site Opera Opens Tenth Anniversary Season with a Little Humor and a Lot of Star Power  NEW YORK, December 1, 2021 – On Site Opera, New York’s pioneering opera company rooted in
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Miss Attribution of 1751

By Mark Schubin On Site Opera’s production of Lesson Plan was made possible thanks to your support. After all, “Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.” That quotation is most-often attributed to the 17th-century French playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière (right, in a
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2022 Season Announcement

ON SITE OPERA CELEBRATES TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH A COMMITMENT TO THE FUTURE AND A CELEBRATION OF THE PAST  Global Virtual Experiences, A Multi-Year Trilogy Project and Musical Connections to the Local Community Headline Milestone Season NEW YORK, October 12, 2020 –  On Site Opera, New York’s pioneering opera company
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Pigs, Puppets, and Performances

By Mark Schubin On Site Opera’s puppet-based performance of The Perfect Pig on Little Island is not the first puppet-based opera in New York City. It’s also not the city’s first pig-based opera. It’s not even the first opera performance on a little artificial island in the Hudson River just
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The Showboat: Made in NY

By Mark Schubin On Site Opera’s musical performances aboard the Wavertree, a waterborne vessel, might suggest a showboat, and Show Boat (the novel, the movies, and the musical—the last performed by many opera companies) might suggest smoke billowing from tall stacks, paddle wheels churning the water, and music from the
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Little Island Press Release

ON SITE OPERA JOINS LITTLE ISLAND’S NYC FREE FESTIVAL FOR TWO DAYS OF FAMILY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES, AUGUST 14-15  Five Performances of The Perfect Pig and Tapestry of New York Celebrate the Indomitable Spirit of New York City NEW YORK, July 29, 2021–  On Site Opera, New York’s pioneering opera company
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The First Black Opera Recordings

By Mark Schubin       The Harlem walking tour of On Site Opera’s The Road We Came exploration of Black history in New York City ends at 226 West 138th Street, the former home of James Williams, chief of the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal. That might not seem
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“What Lies Beneath” Press Release

ON SITE OPERA RETURNS TO LIVE PERFORMANCE WITH A PRODUCTION OF WHAT LIES BENEATH ABOARD THE HISTORIC SHIP WAVERTREE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM THIS AUGUST A Promenading Operatic Pastiche That Explores the Dark History of New York’s Maritime Slavery Through a Modern Lens of Racial Justice NEW
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From “The Ear of Dionysius” To My Distant Love

Written by Mark Schubin June of 2021 marks the first anniversary of On Site Opera’s singing-by-telephone production, To My Distant Love. What does that have to do with the artist Caravaggio, the physicist Charles Wheatstone, the author Victor Hugo, the engineer Nikola Tesla, the King of Portugal, and the Princess
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