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Gluck Goes to Atlanta

As referenced in previous posts, our production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice is on the move. The scenery and costumes from the production were loaded into a large truck on Saturday for transport to Atlanta, where they will be seen during The … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Represented on OPERA America Panel

This Saturday, Don Marrazzo, Glimmerglass Opera’s Director of Casting and Artistic Operations, will be a guest panelist for OPERA America’s “Workshop for Singers: Strategies for Building a Successful Career” at Ithaca College. This workshop will focus on managing the business aspects of a career … Continue reading

Paul Kellogg Reminisces About the Early Days

The Fly Creek Historical Society (FCHS) invited Paul Kellogg, Glimmerglass Artistic Director Emeritus, to speak on Glimmerglass Opera’s early days at its September 23 meeting. In addition to community members, several Glimmerglass volunteers, as well as previous and current Glimmerglass staff … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Opera Productions Live On

Glimmerglass Opera presents new productions every summer, but that doesn’t mean scenery and costumes don’t have a life after our original performances. We have a fairly extensive production rental program, which provides other opera and theater companies the opportunity to … Continue reading

We work in the fall; I promise

Glimmerglass Opera’s Artistic Department is extremely busy in the fall. Have you heard of our Young American Artists Program (YAAP)? I hope so; we think it’s great. It’s an acclaimed apprenticeship program for singers young in their career. You can … Continue reading

Now what? Housing & Transportation Keeps Truckin Along

 All Glimmerglass Opera employees, with the exception of orchestra members, are provided housing during their summer stay. Solidifying living spaces for close to 250 people is no small task. Glimmerglass has a Housing & Transportation Department (Director of Housing & … Continue reading

Insider Language Defined

We’ve been throwing the term “strike” around in some of our recent online exchanges, and I’d like to apologize. Some concerned readers thought the use of “strike” meant we had a protest in effect! The word “strike,” in the theater world, refers to when … Continue reading

Strike!

The 2009 Festival concluded today with La Traviata, but there is no rest for the weary. The company has already begun to strike scenery, costumes, lights, etc., preparing everything for storage or the next destination. This process will probably take the … Continue reading

Backstage at The Consul

R.B. Schlather, The Consul Assistant Director, took a camera backstage during one of the performances, capturing singers before and during the performance. Check it out!

Get to Know…Alison Bates

Young American Artist Alison Bates is in her first year with Glimmerglass Opera. She is covering (or understuding) Violetta in La Traviata and Anna Gomez in The Consul.   GGO: What are you looking forward to most about your time at Glimmerglass … Continue reading