“The Guilty Mother” Press Release

ON SITE OPERA PRESENTS THE U.S. PREMIERE OF DARIUS MILHAUD’S THE GUILTY MOTHERAT THE GARAGE, JUNE 20 & 22-24, 2017 OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) to celebrate the 125th birthday of Milhaud. The production will mark the completion of OSO’s acclaimed three-year Figaro
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Highlights from Marcos Portugal’s “Figaro” at 632 on Hudson

Highlights from On Site Opera’s 2016 production of Marcos Portugal’s “The Marriage of Figaro” at 632 on Hudson more information: osopera.org/figaro FIGARO, Jesse Blumberg, baritone SUSANNA, Jeni Houser, soprano MARCELLINA, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano DON BARTOLO, David Langan, bass-baritone COUNT ALMAVIVA, David Blalock, tenor DON BASILIO, Ryan Kuster, bass-baritone COUNTESS, Camille
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Here comes the bride: Meet Jeni Houser, soprano

We first meet Susanna on the morning of her wedding to Figaro. She’s young, in love, and getting ready for the most important day of her life! Unfortunately for Susanna, it’s not going to be smooth sailing, and she’s got a crazy day ahead of her! We talked with soprano
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“The Marriage of Figaro” program notes by David Cranmer

La pazza giornata o sia il matrimonio di Figaro   Introduction In the 21st century we are accustomed to the notion of a repertoire of operatic works drawn from the past, of recognised interest and merit, that have come to constitute a ‘canon’. Were we to go back to 18th-century
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Fast talk with Figaro: Jesse Blumberg, baritone

At the center of the Figaro Trilogy is Beaumarchais’ eponymous barber and jack-of-all-trades. Baritone Jesse Blumberg takes up the shears for the second installment of the trilogy: Marcos Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro. We talked with Jesse about his favorite operatic moments and his craziest musical memories.  Jesse Blumberg as Figaro at
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Catching up with Cherubino: Melissa Wimbish, soprano

We are thrilled to welcome soprano Melissa Wimbish back to On Site Opera! Last seen as the mischievous Baby Mouse in our 2012 inaugural production, Melissa now returns as the naughty pageboy Cherubino in Marcos Portugal’s The Marriage of Figaro. We talked with Melissa about her favorite operatic moments and
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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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OnSiteFigaro: Tour of 632 on Hudson

On Site Opera’s General & Artistic Director, Eric Einhorn and Executive Director/Producer, Jessica Kiger take you on a quick tour of the strikingly sumptuous 632 on Hudson, the perfect space for some Figaro fueled wedding-day chaos! Thanks to Fay Fox for the fab video! For more information about the production,
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Play a starring role in site-specific opera!

A Letter from On Site Opera’s General & Artistic Director Play a starring role in site-specific opera! “On Site Opera has a special niche in the New York opera scene as the pioneer of doing works in specific settings.” WQXR’s Operavore“ Perhaps they have found a viable route back to the future.” Opera Today
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