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Image credits: Stephen Pisano, Whitney George

PAST PRODUCTIONS

2021 SHOWCASE

November 3, 2021

The Cell Theatre

A concert featuring the works of Molly Joyce. Kangyi Zhang, Mamed Sadykh-Pur ,Minato Sakamoto, and Brian Mark

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ELECTRIC VOICES

February 28, 2020

Bloomingdale School of Music

Featuring Amber Evans and Jillian Flexner performing works for voice and electronics by Kate Soper, Paola Prestini, Emma O'Halloran, and Gemma Peacock

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2019 SHOWCASE

November 5, 2019

National Opera Center

Featuring the world premiere of Kaley Lane Eaton's Psychographics (a FSO commission), the NY Premiere of Julia Seeholzer's Portraits of Disquiet, and Sunny Knable's Song of the Redwood-Tree.

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FORTUNATO

May 22, 2019

CUNY Grad Center

Fortunato, the unfinished comic opera by the renowned Miriam Gideon and fully realized by Whitney George, makes its world premiere in a co-presentation of the Fresh Squeezed Opera Company and the Curiosity Cabinet.

 

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BOUND

April 13- 18, 2019

 

Baruch Performing Arts Center

The NY Premiere of Bound, an opera by Huang Ruo and Bao-Long Chu in a new production by Ashley Tata. A co-production with the Baruch Performing Arts Center. Starring Fang Tao Jiang, Guang Yang, Dan Klein, and Andrew Wannigman, with Alex Wen as Music Director.

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THE FEMALE GAZE

The Female Gaze

February 1, 2019

Roulette Intermedium

Featuring three world premieres of commissions from Whitney George, Gabrielle Herbst, and Gemma Peacocke

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2018 SHOWCASE

November 29, 2018

The Bloomingdale School of Music

 

​Featuring the works of: Dorothy Hindman, Veronika Krausas, Robert McClure, Eric Moe and the world premiere of the first FSO singer/composer collaboration by Devony Smith and Spencer Snyder​

 

 

 

 

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KNOT AN OPERA!

June 28-30, 2018

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Music & Book by Constantin Basica: ​OPERA? OPERA WHAT? WHAT IS THIS? IS THIS OPERA? Featuring a production by Michael Hofmann and music direction by Whitney George, and performances by Joanie Brittingham, Sarah Dutcher, Andy Dwan, Francesca Federico and Cara Search

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HERE BE SIRENS

January 28, 2018

National Sawdust

Music and Book by Kate Soper: Mythological sirens roost deep in our collective conscious, ancient forerunners to the femme fatale.  Production by Amber Treadway and performances by Victoria Benson, “Polyxo”; Claire Myers McCormick, “Peitho”; Devony Smith, soprano, “Phaino”
 

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2017 SHOWCASE

November 2, 2017

The Cell Theatre

Featuring the works of: Marcus Maroney, Monica Pearce, Paola Prestini, Greg Steinke, and Ingrid Stolzel

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2017 SHOWCASE

November 2, 2017

The Cell Theatre

Featuring the works of: Marcus Maroney, Monica Pearce, Paola Prestini, Greg Steinke, and Ingrid Stolzel

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PRIX FIXE

June 15-18, 2017

IATI Theater

Composed by Kevin Wilt,  Libretto by Caitlin Vincent

This darkly comic monodrama follows aging socialite Rebecca Manchester as she reflects on her life and love of opera. Director, Maggie Rascoe; Conductor, David Leibowitz, with performances by Chelsea Bonagura, Barbara Porto, and Lee Braun

 

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SCOPES

June 15-18, 2017

IATI Theater

Composed by Spencer Snyder, Libretto by George Gaffney. In 1925 a school teacher named John Scopes was sued by the state of Tennessee for the crime of teaching evolution. Director, Victoria Benson, Conductor, Dean Buck, with performances by Joshua Miller, Sean Patrick Jernigan, Daniel Klein, and Melanie Leinbach

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CONCERT OF NANO OPERAS

March 3, 2017

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Featuring: The Kamikaze Mind, by Nicole Murphy (North American Premiere) andSelections from Here be Sirens, by Kate Soper

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January 12, 2017

ISSUE Project Room

 

An experimental voice ensemble performance composed by Japanese composer Yasuno Miyauchi. Featuring: Charmaine Lee, Muyassar Kurdi, Tatyana Kalko, XiaoChuan Xie, Yoko Murakami, Yasuno Miyauchi

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THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

June 10-11, 2016

DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall

 

Whitney George’s hauntingly beautiful interpretation of

Charlotte Gilman Perkins’ The Yellow Wallpaper lends itself to a unique multi-disciplinary experience. Victoria Benson directing, with performances by Denise Crawfort, Ryan Hill, Christine Duncan, and the Curiosity Cabinet

 

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2015 SHOWCASE

December 5, 2015

National Opera Center

Featuring the works of Alex Burtzos, Eric Delgado, Jillian Flexner, Rachel DeVore Fogarty, Denise Mei Yan Hofmann, Brian Holmes, Marcus Maroney, Dale Trumbore, Alex Weiser

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BABY SHOWER

June 18, 20, 22, 2015

4th Street Theater

Composed by Bruce Trinkley: Baby Shower depicts a contemporary American celebration with some very recognizable family members and friends, an inspiring lyrical ending to this comic romp through the incivilities in human relationships.

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2014 SHOWCASE

November 15, 2014

National Opera Center

Featuring works by: Jason Bahr, Philip Wharton, Andrew Watts, Aleks Savitski, David Morneau, Whitney George, Paul Kopetz, Wang Jie , Nina Young

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LA ZOMBIATA

July 26, 27, 2014

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Composed by Jillian Flexner:  La Zombiata, a new opera by Jillian Flexner, is a parody of works opera-goers hold most dear to their hearts – particularly those works of Verdi and Mozart. Directed by Maggie Rascoe, conducted by Whitney George, with performances by Kristina Malinauskaite, Maggie Rascoe, and Aaron Blankfield.

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