On Site Opera Teams Up with Five Boroughs Music Festival for ‘Five Borough Songbook, Volume III’

By David Salazar

On Site Opera is teaming up with Five Boroughs Music Festival to deliver the premiere of “Five Borough Songbook, Volume III.”

The showcase, which will take place on April 21 in Brooklyn and on April 24 on Staten Island, will feature new works by Arianne Abela, Raquel Acevedo Klein, Kinan Azmeh, Colin Britt, Majel Connery, Laura Jobin-Acosta, Will Healy, Brian Lawlor, Jessica Meyer, Angélica Negrón, Nkeiru Okoye, Juri Seo, Aaron Siegel, Darian Thomas, and Jonathan Woody.

The “Songbook” will be performed by members of Kaleidoscope Vocal Ensemble including sopranos Michele Kennedy and Gitanjali Mathur, mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte, tenor Haitham Haidar, and baritone Jonathan Woody. They will be joined by pianist Candace Chien, violinist Pala Garcia, and cellist John Popham.

All attendees will need to show a proof of vaccination for COVID-19 at the time of entry and masks must be worn at all times while inside the venues.