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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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“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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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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