The First Black Opera Recordings

By Mark Schubin       The Harlem walking tour of On Site Opera’s The Road We Came exploration of Black history in New York City ends at 226 West 138th Street, the former home of James Williams, chief of the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal. That might not seem
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Interview with Jessica Jahn

Find out more about Jessica Jahn, the costume designer for The Road We Came! Tell us about yourself! How did you get started with costume design? I actually started out as a dancer–I graduated from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts with a degree in dance and also
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She Paved The Way

Written by Mark Schubin In ever-changing New York, it’s remarkable that the five stops on On Site Opera’s The Road We Came Lower Manhattan Tour remain largely as they were. Two other locations in the area, not stops on the tour but near the route, played a significant role in
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The Emperors of 55th Street

Written by Mark Schubin If you’ve taken On Site Opera’s The Road We Came midtown tour, you’ve probably learned a lot about the two major opera companies that were once adjacent on the Lincoln Center Plaza. And you probably didn’t need the tour to learn that the Metropolitan Opera scheduled
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