Il Tabarro

at The Lightship Ambrose - May 14-17, 2023

Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Adami

On Site Opera continues its multi-year cycle of Puccini’s Il Trittico one acts with the brooding Il Tabarro. Set on the waterfront, a love triangle turns deadly when jealousy and suspicion reach a breaking point.

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Song of the Nightingale

at Brookfield Place, Manhattan West, and Brooklyn Commons - September 7-23, 2023

Music by Lisa DeSpain
Libretto by Melisa Tien

Adapted from Hans Christian Anderson’s The Nightingale, this world premiere opera, co-commissioned and co-produced by Arts Brookfield, tells the story of a collector looking to gather up the world’s most beautiful objects. Prepare for a modern-day fairy tail mounted across three of Brookfield Properties’ public spaces throughout New York City.

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Coffee Cantata

at The Monkey Cup - November 2023

Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
Libretto by Christian Friedrich Henrici

Bach’s sparkling love letter to coffee comes alive at Harlem’s beautiful Monkey Cup cafe. The comedy about a girl who simply needs her coffee will surround audiences while they enjoy their own cups of caffeinated bliss. Each performance will be followed by a coffee tasting led by K.A. Keener, founder of NYC Under Grounds.

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