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Giving Back

For the second year, Glimmerglass participated as a collection site for the Opportunities for Otsego Holiday Basket food drive. We offered participants $1 off a ticket per can donated. The food Glimmerglass collected will be added to that of other … Continue reading

Be Merry! Recommended Listening for the Holiday Season

In the spirit of the holiday season Glimmerglass staffers have offered up some of their favorite listening during this time of year. I sent out a call for favorites, which resulted in a staff-wide e-mail conversation about holiday music. The … Continue reading

Notes From Francesca

While I am continuously working on the upcoming Glimmerglass season, I am simultaneously traveling and directing other works. If you are nearby, I hope you will stop to see one of the shows listed below. Better yet, leave me a … Continue reading

Cooking with Aida

Michelle Johnson, who joins Glimmerglass this summer in the title role of Aida, shared one of her favorite recipes with us, Black-Eyed Pea Casserole – just in time for Thanksgiving! Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 … Continue reading

Notes From Francesca

I’m currently in Switzerland, directing a new production of Rebecca (which you can see on Broadway this coming spring), but as always I have Glimmerglass on the mind. So below is my list of recommended reading for the year leading … Continue reading

What are you doing this weekend?

I’ll be attending this cool-sounding workshop on Persian Miniatures & Calligraphy at the West Kortright Centre (Oneonta). Gerard Gauci’s dazzling designs for next summer’s Armide are actually inspired by Persian miniatures, so I’m excited to have a hands-on opportunity to … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Conductor Kristen Blodgette

American conductor Kristen Blodgette makes her Glimmerglass debut this summer with the production of Annie Get Your Gun. She has conducted The Woman in White and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Broadway. Recently Blodgette worked on Mary Poppins and her upcoming project, conducting Evita, will mark … Continue reading

Making the Audio Sound Bad

It’s not often that the Audio/Video team is asked to make audio sound worse, but that was the case in Later the Same Evening and A Blizzard On Marblehead Neck. In Later the Same Evening there is a scene which … Continue reading

ShowTalk: Spotlight on Medea

The artists on the stage of the Alice Busch Opera Theater get the lion’s share of attention each summer, but some of the most distinguished guests of our 2011 festival appear in more intimate venues. Our “ShowTalk” series gives a … Continue reading

Young Artists Perform Carmen

On August 5, members of the Glimmerglass Young Artists Program (YAP) will perform their very own matinee performance of Carmen.  J’nai Bridges is covering the title role for the season, but this Friday, she will have her own moment in … Continue reading