On Site Opera featured on NY1!

Check out this great piece from Stephanie Simon at NY1 about New York Opera Alliance’s ‪#‎NYOperaFest‬, with our own Jessica Kiger inside the beautiful 632 on Hudson talking about our upcoming production of Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro!   New York Opera Fest Takes the Art Form Outside the Opera
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On Site Opera featured in The Wall Street Journal

Alt-Operas Unite the ‘Beer and Champagne Crowds’ By PIA CATTON Feb. 19, 2016  Some groups rarely perform twice at the same venue: In 2014, On Site Opera presented Rameau’s “Pygmalion,” in which an artist falls in love with a sculpture, both at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in Times Square and
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On Site Opera & The Atlanta Opera announce 2017 site-specific co-production of Mozart’s “The Secret Gardener”

 On Site Opera announces a partnership with The Atlanta Opera’s Discoveries Series to bring Mozart’s The Secret Gardener (La finta giardiniera) to life in a new site-specific co-production. Performances, which will take place in the spring of 2017, mark a bi-city first for both companies. Written by an 18-year-old Mozart,
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On Site’s “Barber” featured on WQXR’s Operavore

When Opera is About Location, Location, Location Tuesday, June 16, 2015 By Fred Plotkin When one talks about real estate value in New York, the old saw is that it is based on “location, location, location.” And so it seems with how opera is presented around town.  New York is
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The Second Annual Excellence in Opera (‘Freddie’) Awards

Friday, December 19, 2014 By Fred Plotkin In 2014, I attended 76 opera performances given by 28 companies. A third of these were at the Metropolitan Opera. I have seen productions that were large and grand and others that were done on a spare budget. I am happy to report
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Austin’s KMFA radio features Google Glass “Pygmalion”

KMFA’s Judlyne Gibson interviews Eric Einhorn after OSO’s “Pygmalion” performance featuring Google Glass supertitles.
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The Verge on OSO’s use Google Glass supertitles!

In 1983, at a showing of Strauss’ Elektra, the Canadian Opera Company changed opera forever. It introduced a concept that its creator termed surtitles, which projected translated lyrics alongside the performers. It allowed viewers to read the dialogue as they heard it sung in German, rather than having to read the
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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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“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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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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“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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“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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“Pygmalion” named a Top 5 Audience Participatory Opera Experience!

By Amanda Angel May 1, 2014 Standing room used to contain the cheapest seats, but more and more often it’s the only option for adventuresome opera fans around the world. In recent weeks one opera, staged amid the normal operations of an urban train station, was a finalist for one
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Rameau Redux: Why the French Composer Deserves Our Attention

By Fred Plotkin March 25, 2014 This year is not only the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, about whom I will write at various points throughout the year, but also the 250th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), one of the most unsung (in every
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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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