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Introducing the 2010 Young American Artists

Our 2010 Young American Artists joined us in Cooperstown this week, and their days are already filled with orientations, costume fittings, coachings and chorus rehearsals. We are very proud of our Young American Artists Program (YAAP), which provides training and … Continue reading

Second Graders Explore Glimmerglass Opera

Yesterday, we had close to 80 second graders from Cooperstown Central School join us on campus for a backstage tour, as part of a two-tier educational program offered to area schools.   June and I worked with the students in … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Lighting Designer Nominated for Tony Award

Robert Wierzel, lighting designer for this summer’s The Tender Land and Tolomeo, has been nominated for a 2010 Tony Award for his lighting design for Fela! on Broadway. “I saw Fela! a couple of months ago, and the lighting totally … Continue reading

Safety First

Seasonal staff has begun to arrive, which means the summer is almost upon us. This past Monday, we had about 20 people arrive, including our Costume Director, Technical Director, Props Artisans and Carpenters. Each Monday, we have orientation for the … Continue reading

The Faces Behind “The Tender Land”

On Monday evening, the Glimmerglass Opera Guild held the first installment of the annual “Talking Opera” series at Christ Church in Cooperstown. The free series is presented each spring and includes educational seminars that delve into the upcoming Festival productions. About … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Opera Spring Gala

Glimmerglass Opera hosted its Spring Gala to benefit our Young American Artists Program last Tuesday (this post is a little late in arriving). We honored filmmaker James Ivory at the event, and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo performed. If you’re interested … Continue reading