Announcing On Site Opera’s Summer 2014 Offerings

On Site Opera invites you to Rameau’s Pygmalion this June at two incredible venues! Rameau’s 1748 Pygmalion is widely considered one of his greatest one-acts. The sculptor Pygmalion creates a statue to which he professes his love, and which he asks Venus to bring to life. L’Amour (Cupid) arrives to
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Blue Monday featured on Bloomberg.com

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 was like the skies had opened,” said Einhorn, 32. “I
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Opera Magazine Review: “Blue Monday”

New York By John Rockwell | September 2013 When the Met closes shop and the spring rains arrive, little New York opera companies pop up like mushrooms, some delicious, some deadly. Of their recent presentations, the most piquant was a collaboration between the newish ON SITE OPERA and the HARLEM
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Blue Monday Trailer

A quick trip to the roaring ’20s with On Site Opera’s exciting production of Gershwin’s “Blue Monday” produced at Harlem’s historic Cotton Club in June 2013. Produced by On Site Opera & Harlem Opera Theater Trailer by Good Baby Films (http://goodbabyfilms.com/)
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Latinos Post: Interview with Director Eric Einhorn

By David Salazar Jul 22, 2013 Scaling the heights of the opera world is no easy task. Especially for a director. However, for those brave enough to take on the journey, the rewards can be terrific and the applause massive. Such has been the life of stage director Eric Einhorn. Einhorn
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Blue Monday’s Clayton Mathews on BBC TV

Harlem opera: Singing star’s journey from baseball to baritone 24 June 2013 Clayton Mathews dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player. He got close to the major leagues. But when an accident shattered that hope, he found unexpected success as an opera singer. Now a rising star in the opera
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“Blue Monday” Program Notes by William Berger

In 1922, the 23-year-old George Gershwin was already creating a name for himself in the New York music world of Tin Pan Alley. Songsmiths of this milieu were expected to churn out quantities of ditties for any occasion, and especially for the “revue” style of Broadway shows. Before the advent
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Interview: Eric Einhorn on WQXR’s Operavore

Friday, June 14, 2013 By Marion Lignana Rosenberg New York is blessed with several groups that present music and opera in offbeat venues, including Gotham Chamber Opera, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts, operamission, Bargemusic, and a spunky newcomer: On Site Opera, founded in 2012 by director Eric Einhorn. OSO’s maiden offering of Shostakovich’s
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Operagasm: Cast of Blue Monday Quite the Fashionistas!

by Melissa Wimbish We’re kicking off Fashion month with a super-fun interview from the cast of On Site Opera’s Blue Monday. The site-specific production will hit Harlem’s Cotton Club in just a few weeks! Accompanied by a full orchestra featuring the Cotton Club All Stars and members of the Harlem Chamber
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Eric Einhorn speaks with Classical TV about Blue Monday

BLUE MONDAY IN HARLEM  DO YOU KNOW Gershwin’s 1922 jazz opera Blue Monday?  If you love Gershwin, you should.  Just thirty minutes long at the outside, the piece is often said to be “first piece of symphonic jazz” and a precursor to Gershwin’s later works—Rhapsody in Blue dates from 1924 and Porgy
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Blue Monday in BBC Music Magazine!

Check out BBC Music Magazine’s June event listings, featuring “Blue Monday”!
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JazzTimes: Blue Monday Preview

ON SITE OPERA IN HARLEM TO PRESENT GERSHWIN’S ‘BLUE MONDAY’ EARLY SYMPHONIC JAZZ WORK PREDATES ‘PORGY AND BESS’ By Rachel Dungan May 24, 2013 On June 18th and 19th, On Site Opera and the Harlem Opera Theater will present performances of George Gershwin’s Blue Monday at the iconic New York
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Candida K. Nichols

How do you begin the process of designing costumes for a new production? I start with a lot of research. This includes images, music and movies related to the period of the opera and the type of world the director and myself want the show to inhabit. My visual research
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“The Tale of the Silly Baby Mouse” Press Release

Download The Tale of the Silly Baby Mouse Press Release OSO Baby Mouse Press Release On Site Opera presents Shostakovich’s The Tale of the Silly Baby Mouse English Translation by Manashir Iakubov part of Animal Tales Extravaganza at the Bronx Zoo   Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 1:30 & 3:30pm Sunday,
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“Blue Monday” Press Release

Download the Blue Monday Press Release. OSO Blue Monday Press Release   On Site Opera & Harlem Opera Theater present Gershwin’s Blue Monday at Harlem’s historic Cotton Club Tuesday, June 18 & Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 7pm | Cocktails & Dancing, 8pm | wThe Cotton Club | 656 W 125th St
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