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Notes from Francesca

Dear GG Friends: I am starting a blog to keep you updated on things that I am up to in Cooperstown as well as activities elsewhere. My official position as Artistic and General Director begins September 1, 2010, however, I … Continue reading

“They Heard America Singing”

Glimmerglass Opera is collaborating with the Adirondack Museum to present “They Heard America Singing” on August 17. Enjoy a box supper, early 20th-century American music, and the incomparable views that surround the Adirondack Museum. Join Glimmerglass Young American Artists Jamilyn … Continue reading

Oneonta Success

Last weekend, Glimmerglass actually had two performances in one night.  One was our production of Tolomeo.  Later the same evening (not to be confused with our 2011 production, Later The Same Evening), our Young American Artists and music staff descended … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of an H&T Intern

All Glimmerglass employees begin their experience here with the Housing and Transportation department (H&T). Here, they get directions to their housing, pick up keys, and fill out arrival paperwork. And, if they have their own car or a surefire carpool, … Continue reading

And The Clock Starts Now

Saturdays in August can be particularly challenging and exciting for the Glimmerglass staff and crew. We run in rep, or rotation, which means Saturdays in August feature two different productions. For example, this Saturday we have The Tender Land at … Continue reading

Now Accepting Applications

Our Young American Artists Program is an important component of our Festival. Members of the Young American Artists Program sing principal and supporting roles, cover all roles in mainstage productions and sing in the chorus. Additionally, Young Artists are presented in … Continue reading

Tosca — no mics, we swear

Several  audience members have asked us if we mic our performances (we do not). We  have most frequently been asked this during productions of Tosca. Lise Lindstrom (Tosca), Adam Diegel (Cavaradossi) and Lester Lynch (Scarpia) are vocal powerhouses. Here are … Continue reading

Summer Reading Series: Tosca’s Rome

With the 2010 season under way, we at Glimmerglass feel it’s time to delve into some opera-related summer reading! Over the next few weeks, we will be recommending books related to each of the operas and their composers. The first … Continue reading

Francesca Zambello’s Lifelong Passion

During Festival Weekend, incoming General & Artistic Director Francesca Zambello spoke to friends of Glimmerglass about her background, her passion for the arts and how she came to join Glimmerglass as General & Artistic Director. Click below to hear her speak. … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Rewards Area Music Students

We recently announced the recipients of our 2010 Music Student Rewards Program. Each year, the Music Student Rewards Program awards two tickets to a Festival production to local students who are nominated based on their musical achievements by their high … Continue reading