• photo by Roy Moore/Control Images Jules April 19, 2017 FSOO 2017 Gets Reviewed, and Exclusive Performance Pics!

    The 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera, which took place April 7-9, 2017, brought together composers from across the US -- and Germany! -- and the One Ounce Singers you know and love for one BIG, juicy showcase. We tasted the future of opera, and it was GOOOOOD. So good, the Austin Chronicle printed an [...]

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  • peterkateho Jules April 7, 2017 Meet Peter Michael von der Nahmer and Kate Chadwick, FSOO 2017 Winners

    It is November 25th, 2014. We are in the video game section of a chic toy store in New York City. We meet a thirteen-year-old boy and his dad’s girlfriend. What happens next is…Ho! Ho! Ho!, written by composer Peter von der Nahmer and librettist Kate Chadwick, premiered at the Hartford Opera Theater in 2015. […]

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  • rainprob Jules April 5, 2017 Meet Rain Nox, FSOO 2017 Winner

    In the fall of 2016, during the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song, OOO premiered Composer/Librettist Rain Nox’s cycle “Water Songs.” Her submission to FSOO 2017 had us rolling from the first page — Problems is a short opera with an unusual setting: a strip mall gym. OOO is happy to bring Problems to life for […]

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  • marvinlandscape Jules Meet Marvin J. Carlton and Madeleine St. Romain, FSOO 2017 Winners

    Remembering Landscape is a post apocalyptic opera for three singers and piano. During FSOO 2017, One Ounce Opera will present the premiere performance of the piece, written by composer Marvin J. Carlton and librettist Madeleine St. Romain. It will feature Maureen Papovich, Julie Silva, and Robert LeBas. Q: (from Julie Fiore, stage director) Marvin, the music is woven […]

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  • liam-and-vynnie Jules April 4, 2017 Meet Liam Wade and Vynnie Meli, FSOO 2017 Winners

    One Ounce Opera is honored to welcome back Composer Liam Wade, whose winning piece “The Stranger the Better” will be performed during 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera. His work with Librettist John Grimmett was chosen for FSOO 2016. Watch OOO perform it live here. Librettist Vynnie Meli joins Wade for a New Orleanian […]

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  • fsoo2fourshows Jules February 16, 2017 Announcing: Winners of FSOO 2017!

    After a national call-for-compositions, One Ounce Opera is proud to announce the Winning Selections for 2017’s Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Competition. Composer/librettist spotlight interviews coming soon, and a complete cast and production team list can be found here. Congratulations to this year’s winners!  

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  • fsoascallbanner Jules November 21, 2016 Call for Composers of Short Opera 2017

    CALL FOR SHORT OPERA SUBMISSIONS! Composers: We’d like to formally invite you to submit short operas to our 2017 Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Competition. Winning pieces will be produced and performed on April 7, 8 & 9 in Austin, Texas. This will be the 2nd annual FSOO, and the 3rd event as part of One [...]

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  • 1174525439_l Jules November 10, 2016 Meet George N. Gianopoulos, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    On Friday, November 18th, OOO debuts their new concert series Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song, where Maureen Papovich, Julie Silva, Dalton Flake, and Jake Jacobsen will perform winning composer George N. Gianopoulos' cycle "Thirteen Haiku, Op. 27 for Singers and Piano" The singers had these questions: Maureen, Julie, Dalton, and Jake Julie S.: What [...]

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  • pr-photo Jules Meet Tyler Mabry, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    OOO is happy to introduce Tyler Mabry, whose winning song "The Last Words of Che Guevara" will be performed by tenor Danny Castillo at Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Fri, Nov. 18th. Here's what Danny wanted to know: Danny Castillo Danny: Where did the idea and inspiration to write The Last Words of [...]

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  • img_1443e1small Jules Meet David C. Adams, Winning Composer of FSOAS 2016

    OOO is thrilled to share this interview between singer Angela Irving and composer David C. Adams, whose chamber song cycle "Five Mystic Songs" will premiere on Fri, Nov. 18th at the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera. Angela Irving Angela: Tell us about Olivia Pepper, the author of the text. And how did you all [...]

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