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Fresh Squeezed Opera Cancels Production of ‘When He Was Good’


Fresh Squeezed Opera has announced the cancelation of its production of “When He Was Good.” In an official message sent out, the company said that the cancelation was “due to unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances.” The production was set to open on June 11 and run through the 15th at the HERE Performing Arts Center in New York City. The showcase {…}


Fresh Squeezed Opera to Showcase ‘Second Chances Showcase’


Fresh Squeezed Opera is set to present “Second Chances Showcase: An Evening of Renewal” on Nov. 3, 2023 at the 23rd Street Complex in New York City. Per an official press statement, “we combed through past calls for scores, looking for deserving pieces that we simply did not have room to program previously. We selected four incredible pieces that we {…}

Reviews, Stage Reviews

Fresh Squeezed Opera 2023 Review: The Artwork of the Future


(Photo Credit: Whitney George “The Artwork of the Future,” by composer Eric Moe and librettist Rob Handel, debuted its world premiere in a production by Fresh Squeezed Opera at HERE Performing Arts Center on May 13th 2023. This new opera featured singers, Emily Solo, Omar Najmi, Daniel Klein, and Brittany Fowler, with instrumental musicians including Veronica Riner (violin), Brian Thompson {…}


The Curiosity Cabinet & Fresh Squeezed Opera to Premiere Jazz Opera ‘Fizz & Ginger’


The Curiosity Cabinet has partnered with Fresh Squeezed Opera for the premiere of a groundbreaking jazz opera, “Fizz & Ginger.” The production reunites the critically acclaimed duo of composer/conductor Whitney George and librettist/stage director Bea Goodwin, known for their previous work on their acclaimed opera “Princess Maleine” and radio drama tryptic “In the Throes of Death.” An immersive speakeasy scene {…}


Fresh Squeezed Opera Announces Bankroll Banquet & ‘The Artwork of the Future’


Fresh Squeezed Opera will present a Bankroll Banquet on Feb. 28, 2023 at The Ragtrader & Bo Peep Cocktail and Highball Store in New York City. The showcase will feature such artists as Victoria Benson, Jane Hoffman, Claire Myers McCormick, and Markus Kaitila with all proceeds going directly to supporting the musicians, composers, librettists, directors, designers, and artists that work {…}


Fresh Squeezed Opera Announces Vocal Chamber Music Showcase 2022


Fresh Squeezed Opera will present a 2022 showcase of new vocal chamber music on Nov. 15, 2022 at the Pangea in New York City. The showcase will feature such artists as the FSO ensemble in collaboration with the Curiosity Cabinet. The program opens with the New York premiere of Paul David Thomas and Patti Eubanks Adams’ “Patti Rides the DART.” {…}


Fresh Squeezed Opera Announces Final Vocal Lab Concert


Fresh Squeezed Opera will present the world premiere of four new works by Daniel Aaron Ramírez, Afarin Mansouri, Kendra Harder and Claudia Álvarez, on Sept. 30 as part of the final concert of Fresh Squeezed Vocal Lab. Audiences can watch the showcase online via the company’s official website. Among the works premiered are “The Tragedy of La Llorona”  by Daniel {…}


Fresh Squeezed Opera to Present ‘Self Defined Circuits’


This spring the Fresh Squeezed Opera will be premiering its new opera, “Self Defined Circuits.” The production, which will open in May, will be performed at the Dorothy B. Williams Theater located at the HERE Performing Arts Center. The opera is composed by FSO’s founder Jillian Flexner and libretto by Orlando Segarra and explores two main questions, what does self-identity {…}