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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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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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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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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Alyson Cambridge

Watch as star soprano Alyson Cambridge discusses her role of Vi in On Site Opera’s upcoming production of “Blue Monday.” Ms. Cambridge – who joined us between performances as Julie in “Showboat” with Washington National Opera – shares her thoughts the finer points of singing Gershwin, the story of how
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Eric Einhorn

Watch as award-winning stage director Eric Einhorn shares his vision for On Site Opera’s upcoming production of Gershwin’s “Blue Monday.” Mr. Einhorn (OSO’s Artistic Director) discusses the history of Gershwin’s first opera and gives an inside look at producing opera at the historic Cotton Club.
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Alvin Crawford

Watch as bass Alvin Crawford discusses his role of Sam in On Site Opera’s upcoming production of “Blue Monday.” A truly versatile performer, Mr. Crawford has been seen in leading roles from Broadway to the Vienna Opera stage. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on singing Gershwin, and how
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Gregory Hopkins

Watch as conductor Gregory Hopkins discusses On Site Opera and Harlem Opera Theater’s upcoming production of “Blue Monday” at the Cotton Club. In this interview, Maestro Hopkins (HOT’s Artistic Director) also talks about his work as one of Harlem’s musical leaders, and tells us about his career idol!
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Chase Taylor

Chase Taylor, a recent Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Finalist, plays Joe, Vi’s gambling boyfriend. Chase discusses his role in On Site Opera’s upcoming production of Gershwin’s “Blue Monday”, as well as sings some of Joe’s beautiful aria from the opera.
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Meet the artist behind Blue Monday: Clayton Mathews

Up-and-coming bass-baritone Clayton Mathews plays the club owner Mike in On Site Opera’s production of Gershwin’s “Blue Monday” at the Cotton Club. In this interview, Mr. Mathews talks about making his New York debut, his family history with the Harlem Renaissance, and why he likes to play the bad guy
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