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June 1, 2018 – "Handel Warehouse" at OPERA America's National Opera Center – workshops in ornamentation, style, baroque gesture; open rehearsals, and a mini-HWV Gala Concert, all events open to the public, led by Jennifer Peterson

November 3, 2017 – Massenet's Werther – informal piano reading in NYC, with Kimberly Sogioka and Brian Cheney, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

May 16, 2017 – Behind the Mind: the complete Cabaret Songs by William Bolcom and Arnold Weinstein, at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, with countertenor Jordan Rutter and pianist Jennifer Peterson

Spring of 2017 – Weekly Ornamentation Workshops in NYC, led by Jennifer Peterson

January 20, 2017 – excerpts from Antinous and Hadrian by Clint Borzoni, libretto by Edward Ficklin, at 'Sound Departures 2017' at La MaMa in the East Village, NYC, featuring Christopher Sokolowski, Cory Clines, Tim Keeler, and Kenneth Overton

January 12, 2017 – Exchanges Four and Five of When Adonis Calls by Clint Borzoni, libretto by John de los Santos, as part of the New Works Forum at OPERA America's National Opera Center, with Michael Weyandt and Grant Youngblood, staged by John de los Santos, conducted by Jennifer Peterson
September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14, 2016; February 15, 2017 – 53rd Street Handel at the 53rd Street Library, NYC – five original Handel pastiches presented with period instruments; free concerts led by conductor Jennifer Peterson
June 14 and 16, 2016 – Handel's Rinaldo (HWV 7) at Merkin Concert Hall, NYC, starring Randall Scotting, Christine Arand, Franco Pomponi, Malia Bendi-Merad, Nicholas Tamagna, and Andrew Rader; concert performance with period orchestra, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

May 21, 2015 – To Lie With Him: music of Clint Borzoni, at OPERA America's National Opera Center – Song cycle: Earth, My Likeness, world premiere performance with countertenor Daniel Bubeck; workshop reading of the opera When Adonis Calls, libretto by John de los Santos, featuring Michael Weyandt and Grant Youngblood, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

March-May of 2015 – Artist Recital Series at OPERA America's National Opera Cenber, featuring Mark Duffin, Lauren Kelleher, David Kellett, Adam Klein, Brian Mextorf, Kimberly Sogioka, David T. Stanley, Elisabeth Turchi, and Grant Youngblood

January 23, 2015 – A Countertenor Cabaret at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, NYC

September-October of 2014 – workshop and recording of The Great Good Thing by Bruce Wolosoff and Debbie Danielpour

July 18, 2014 – FURIOSO: an Evening of Handel Opera in Bloomington, Indiana

January 16, 18, and 19, 2014 - Handel's AGRIPPINA  (HWV 6), at the Fabbri Mansion, 7 East 95th Street, starring Karen Driscoll, Paul Goodwin-Groen, Marcy Richardson, José Lemos, Kimberly Sogioka, Stefano de Peppo, Joseph Hill, Brian Mextorf, Sarah Nelson Craft; directed by Jeff Caldwell, costumes designed by Charles Caine, period baroque orchestra conducted by Jennifer Peterson

September 13 and 14, 2014 - hosted by operamission: New Vintage Baroque's 'Diana, Goddess of the Hunt and the Moon,' music of Charpentier, Bernier, Rebel, Campra, and the world premiere of Doug Balliett's rap cantata Actaeon

August 28, 29, and September 7, 2013 - Creating the Work – ANTINOUS AND HADRIAN, a new full-length opera by Clint Borzoni, libretto by Edward Ficklin, assembled on the spot in three sessions, in collaboration with NYC's Queer Urban Orchestra, at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea, featuring Christopher Sokolowski, Tommy Wazelle, Cory Clines; conducted by Jennfer Peterson

May 21, 23, and 25, 2013 - Handel's RODRIGO (HWV 5), North American Premiere, with period baroque orchestra at the Gershwin Hotel, starring Nicholas Tamagna, Dísella Lárusdóttir, Madeline Bender, John Carlo Pierce, Christopher Newcomer, Daniel Bubeck; led by director Jeff Caldwell and conductor Jennifer Peterson

January 10, 2013 - operamission new cabaret, all new songs from 2012, including the winners of operamission's Cabaret Song Composition Contest, at OPERA America's National Opera Center, hosted by Michael Ching and Jennifer Peterson

October 15, 2012 - Pierrot 100, hosted by Fred Sherry and Kenneth Slowik, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium, featuring Jennifer Berkebile, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

May 26, 29, and 31, 2012 - Handel's ALMIRA, Königin von Castilien (HWV 1), North American Premiere, at the Gershwin Hotel, starring Christy Lombardozzi, Nell Snaidas, Kristen Plumley, Keith Jameson, Karim Sulayman, Michael Weyandt, David Kravitz, Mark Risinger; directed by Jeff Caldwell, period baroque orchestra conducted by Jennifer Peterson

February 2, 2012 - a Poulenc Cabaret, at the Gershwin Hotel

September 19, 2011 - Figaro al fresco – a comic cliffhanger: Acts I & II of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro at the Bryant Park Fall Festival, staged by director Peter Kozma

August 16 through September 4, 2011 - Puccini's La Bohème: Assembly Required, hosted by Eric Einhorn, Cori Ellison, Jonathon Field, Jennifer Peterson, and Marc Verzatt

June 3 and 4, 2011 - SCHOENBERG and STRAVINSKY: Defining classics. Pierrot Lunaire and L'Histoire du Soldat, with Jennifer Berkebile, John Carlo Pierce, Ryan Allen, Cameron Smith, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

May 16, 2011 - hosted by operamissionThe CONCORDIUM HARMONIE ENSEMBLE in their Manhattan Debut, Inaugural All-Mozart Program, with Alex Meyer, Kang Dong, Molly Wyrick-Flax, Balazs Erdelyi, Ferenc Farkas, Jimmy Haber, David A. Nagy, and Josh Hodge

April 29, 2011 - hosted by operamissionRECITAL & LIVE RECORDING SESSION - soprano Marcy Richardson sings 'Seconda Donna' Arias from Handel's Italian Operas, with the operamission HANDEL Band at the Gershwin Hotel

February 11 and 18, 2011 - kurt weill uncovered: in cabaret, featuring soprano Marcy Richardson, baritone Ian Greenlaw and guests, at the Gershwin Hotel

November 20 and 21, December 4, 2010 - Franz Schubert's Winterreise, tenor Adam Klein, pianist Jennifer Peterson

August 17-22, 2010 - Così fan tutte: Some Assembly Required, at the Gershwin Hotel, hosted by Ned Canty, Cori Ellison, and Jennifer Peterson

April 2 and 3, 2010 - OPERA IN FLIGHT: new scenes & one-acts, at the Gershwin Hotel, by composers Clint Borzoni, Edward Ficklin, George Flynn, and Stephen Andrew Taylor, conducted by Jennifer Peterson

March 3, 2010 - HANDEL at the Gershwin, featuring Amy van Roekel, Caroine Worra, Alteouise deVaughn, Daniel Bubeck, Matthew Garrett, and David Salsbery Fry

January 29, 2010 - KEITH JAMESON / CABARET SONGS, at the Gershwin Hotel

November 20, 2009 - HANDEL at the Gershwin, featuring Sharin Apostolou, Jennifer Hines, Gerald Thompson, Tommy Wazelle, and Tim Hill

March 1, 2009 - it is my song that's flown... all new music, soprano Alissa Rose and pianist Jennifer Peterson
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