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 2021-22 Season with a Spotlight on Resilience

Fresh Squeezed Opera (FSO) has announced its 2021-22 season spotlighting works that explore perseverance, hope, and resilience in the face of hardship. FSO’s season comprises two major programs: the 6th Annual Showcase of New Vocal Chamber Music, which will present several premieres, and the world premiere of a fully staged chamber opera by composer Jillian Flexner and librettist Orlando Segarra. The {…}

Reviving A Lost Legend – The Making of Bea Goodwin, Whitney George & Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble’s ‘Princess Maleine’

Dell’Arte Artistic Director Chris Fecteau was working on putting together the 2019 season for the company when he happened upon Lili Boulanger’s “Princess Maleine.” His hope had been to create a season centering on the works of Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck, who had inspired such works as Debussy’s “Pelléas et Mélisande” and Dukas’ “Ariane et Barb Bleu.” “My mentor Fiora {…}