Ceaseless mugging Ceaseless mugging

The phrase “immersive Coffee Cantata experience” evokes being dipped into a giant, boiling vat of java.

on February 21, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Cloak and dagger Cloak and dagger

The opera took place on an actual boat: the Lightship Ambrose in the South Street Seaport.

on May 25, 2023 at 8:00 AM
Love for sail Love for sail

Last weekend, On Site Opera presented What Lies Beneath, a program of maritime-themed operatic excerpts staged aboard the 19th century schooner Wavertree (now a part of the South Street Seaport Museum).

on August 30, 2021 at 11:15 AM
Nearly there Nearly there

On Site Opera’s Turn of the Screw, an immersive production set in the Bronx’s Wave Hill Gardens, featured mostly good singing and a few directorial and technological missteps.

on October 26, 2019 at 5:18 PM
Miracle on 28th street Miracle on 28th street

This a sincere revival with a social conscience, a chance to take immersive part in the Christmas miracle, not just watch it remotely.

on December 08, 2018 at 2:12 PM
Morning glory Morning glory

Wedlock, betrayal, sibling rivalry, feminism, and union strikes give the opera Morning Star much of its driving thematic material.

on March 23, 2018 at 12:23 PM
Guilt, edged Guilt, edged

If Darius Milhaud took a risk in adapting La Mère Coupable as an opera, it wasn’t the quirky, atonal style he used for his score.

on June 21, 2017 at 5:59 PM
There wouldn’t be chandeliers bright enough! There wouldn’t be chandeliers bright enough!

“I thought you did it for me, Mama.”

on May 06, 2017 at 1:47 PM
Heart in darkness Heart in darkness

>The Crypt Sessions, in collaboration with On Site Opera, presented the world premiere of Gregg Kallor’s The Tell-Tale Heart

on October 29, 2016 at 12:16 PM
Home brew Home brew

An extraordinarily rich variety of opera happens locally, under the umbrella of New York Opera Fest.

on June 17, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Al fresco Al fresco

Poor Paisiello. Out of the nearly 100 operas written by this industrious composer just one was generally regarded as a masterpiece.

on June 11, 2015 at 12:23 PM