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Zambello Appointed Artistic Advisor to WNO

Glimmerglass Festival Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello has been appointed Artistic Advisor to Washington National Opera (WNO). Zambello will hold this position concurrently with her position at The Glimmerglass Festival, where she was appointed Artistic & General Director last … Continue reading

Safety First!

Glimmerglass team members go through extensive safety training each summer — from fire extinguisher training to a “slips, trips and falls” course to back safety and more. With all the gun-slingin’ in store for this upcoming season, it was also important … Continue reading

American Jukebox

Irving Berlin, composer of Annie Get Your Gun, wrote an estimated 1,500 songs, many of which have become part of our popular culture: “God, Bless America,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “White Christmas” — the list goes on. Earlier … Continue reading

Opera & Baseball: More in Common than Cooperstown?

How often do fond memories of great performances past get in the way of present enjoyment? Like baseball fans, opera fans are often passionately knowledgeable about yesterday’s greats.  This piece from the New York Times claims that baseball fans have … Continue reading

Deborah Voigt to Discuss Annie Get Your Gun

Soprano Deborah Voigt will be interviewed by radio host Nimet Habachy at the Metropolitan Museum’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at 6 p.m. tomorrow, May 10.    The interview will cover Voigt’s great success in the Met’s new production of Die Walküre and her upcoming … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Daniele Rustioni

Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni will make his U.S. debut with The Glimmerglass Festival’s summer production of Medea. His recent engagements include Aida at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, L’occasione fa il ladro at La Scala, as well as La bohème … Continue reading

The Divas Share the Spotlight

On Tuesday, April 5, we held our Spring Gala to benefit the Young Artists Program. The event, entitled “Four Divas. One Spotlight.,” was held at The Metropolitan Club and featured performances by 2011 Festival artists Alexandra Deshorties, Patricia Schuman, Deborah … Continue reading

Looking Forward to Summer

The Glimmerglass Festival provides such a unique and intimate experience, and this summer we offer even more opportunities to experience opera and music theater up close and personal with the new Meet Me at the Pavilion series,special Q&As and ShowTalks. In addition to … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Ginger Costa-Jackson

Ginger Costa-Jackson sings the title role in Anne Bogart’s production of Carmen this summer. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Costa-Jackson joins Glimmerglass in her role and company debut. Her recent performances include Nancy T’sang in … Continue reading

David Pittsinger on acting

In an article in the Washington Post, David Pittsinger, who returns to Glimmerglass this summer to play Eugene O’Neill in A Blizzard on Marblehead Neck, talks about how a Broadway gig made him a better actor.