Google Glass for 18th-Century Opera

by Mark Schubin June 22, 2014   Augmented / Virtual Reality – Almost 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, thousands of fans stormed Robison Field, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. But they weren’t baseball fans. They were opera fans, upset that they couldn’t hear the sound of the
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TUNE IN TONIGHT: On Site Opera presents a FREE live stream of Rameau’s Pygmalion

  On Site Opera and Figaro Systems present a FREE live stream of Rameau’s Pygmalion TUNE IN TONIGHT: Thursday, June 19 at 7:30pm EST https://new.livestream.com/onsiteopera/pygmalion On Site Opera and Figaro Systems are excited to announce a FREE live stream of Rameau’s Pygmalion from the Lifestyle-Trimco mannequin showroom featuring the first-ever MobiTxt captions! Watch the live
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Meet Cupid’s Graces: Games and Laughter

“I was inspired to use the classical structure of the minuet while infusing contemporary forms.” –Choreographer Jordan Isadore on his work in Pygmalion. We are excited to bring you a sneak peek from rehearsal of Jordan’s choreography! In this clip, Cupid’s Graces, Games and Laughter (played by Jordan Isadore and Eloise
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“Pygmalion” Program Notes by William Berger

Pygmalion is another telling of the popular myth of the sculptor whose love for the statue he has carved is so intense that it is vivified by the gods to love him in return. The myth has been told famously by Ovid in his Metamorphoses (the Phoenician roots of the
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Conversing with the conductor: Meet Jennifer Peterson

At the musical helm of OSO’s production of Rameau’s Pygmalion is conductor and harpsichordist Jennifer Peterson. With just a week until opening night, we sat down with Jennifer to learn a bit more about early music. OSO: Your company, operamission, is currently in the midst of producing all of Handel’s operas.
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“Pygmalion” Press Release

Download the Pygmalion Press Release OSO Pygmalion Press Release   For Immediate Release Updated May 6, 2014   ON SITE OPERA TO PRESENT NEW PRODUCTION OF RAMEAU’S PYGMALION AT MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK (JUNE 17) AND LIFESTYLE-TRIMCO SHOWROOM (JUNE 20 & 21)   Conducted by Jennifer Peterson; Directed by Eric
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“Pygmalion” in Gramophone Magazine!

  We are honored that Gramophone included Pygmalion in this month’s listings! We hope you’ll join us for Rameau’s masterpiece! Tickets available at: onsiteopera.showclix.com.
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Chattin’ with Cupid: Meet soprano Justine Aronson

Lost and confused about his feelings for his Statue, Pygmalion prays to Venus for help. The goddess of love sends Cupid to bring the Statue to life…but not before having a little fun first. Soprano Justine Aronson will play L’Amour, the frisky cherub, in this month’s production of Rameau’s Pygmalion.
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Classical TV: Interview with Eric Einhorn about “Pygmalion”

Rameau’s Pygmalion SOME OF THE most exciting stage productions in the world today are being presented by smallish opera companies that have the wit, determination, and maneuverability to stage classic works in new ways— allowing audiences to embrace stories and scores that have sometimes faded under the varnish of too
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The Sculptor at Work: Meet tenor Marc Molomot

Tenor Marc Molomot stars in the title role of Pygmalion later this month with On Site Opera. We caught up with Marc before a performance of Carmina Burana with the Pacific Symphony (staged by OSO’s Eric Einhorn) and asked him about his love of Rameau, the challenges of the hautre-contre
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“Pygmalion” in New York Magazine

Opera5. See Pygmalion at Madame TussaudsNo jokes about lifeless singing, please.Rameau’s one-act operatic setting of the Pygmalion story is, of course, about a narcissist creating another human being in his own image. What better setting for this tale of doubling than Madame Tussauds, where the wandering company On Site Opera will perform the work among
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Speaking with Statues: Meet soprano Camille Zamora

At the center of Pygmalion’s obsession is his beloved statue. Soprano Camille Zamora will sing the role of La Statue next month in On Site Opera’s production of Rameau’s Pygmalion. We asked her a few questions as she prepares for rehearsals to begin. OSO: What is your experience with Rameau? Is
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Catching up with Cephise: Meet soprano Emalie Savoy

In Pygmalion, Rameau introduces the character of Cephise, Pygmalion’s lover whom he spurns for his beloved statue. Soprano Emalie Savoy will be singing the role of Cephise in On Site Opera’s June production of Pygmalion. We recently caught up with Emalie while she was in rehearsal for Cosi fan tutte
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NY Times: Opera Glasses, Google Edition

By Allan Kozinn, May 16, 2014 Opera companies, particularly small experimental ones, have been toying in recent years with immersive performances, in which audiences and performers move through different spaces. Often, these have been new works in English, but for companies interested in reimagining the classic canon, one question regularly
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“Pygmalion” featured on Broadway World

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. On Thursday, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manhattan, the companies will give a special performance
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