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Fresh Squeezed Opera to Present New York Premiere of ‘Knot an Opera!’
The Baruch Performing Arts Center is readying for three nights of laughter and reflection when Fresh Squeezed Opera stages the New York premiere of composer Constantin Basica’s “Knot an Opera!” “Knot an Opera!” aspires to live on the fringe between solemnity and mockery, ambitious and trivial, (melo)dramatic and comic, traditional and experimental,” says Basica. “Perhaps, above all, my intent was to concurrently honor the genre and to play with aspects that…
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Fresh Squeezed Opera To Mount ‘Here Be Sirens’
Fresh Squeezed Opera has announced its upcoming production of “Here Be Sirens” by Kate Soper. The production is slated for Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. EDT at the National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY. Per a press release, “’Here Be Sirens’ presents the daily life of three sirens, who kill time on their island as they await an endless procession of doomed sailors. Peitho revels in the luxurious sensuality of their…
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Fresh Squeezed Opera Company Announces New ‘Showcase’ For November
Fresh Squeezed Opera Company is slated to do a “Showcase” on Nov. 2, 2017, which will feature a number of new songs and arias. Per a press released, the performance will feature such pieces as “Epitaphs” (World Premiere) by Marcus Maroney, “Leda Songs” (U.S. Premiere) by Monica Pearce, “Body Maps” by Paola Prestini, “Random Blackouts I” by Dr. Greg A. Steinke, and “The Gorgeous Nothings” by Ingrid Stölzel. Soprano Maggie Finnegan and cellist Maureen Kelly will perform “Body Maps.” Meanwhile other performers include Walter Aparicio (piano), Lee Braun(oboe), Shane Brown (baritone), Denise Crawfort (soprano), Christine Duncan (mezzo soprano), Maria…
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Fresh Squeezed Opera Announces First Production
The Fresh Squeezed Opera has announced its first production of the 2017-18 season. The company will present its annual “Showcase” of new chamber-vocal music at the Cell Theatre, featuring Paola Prestini’s Body Maps, on Thursday Nov. 2, 2017, 8:00pm. Selected from a call for scores yielding over 200 submissions, the “Showcase” will be an evening presentation of new vocal works keeping the operatic genre alive and fresh. Prestini’s Body Maps…