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A Triumphal March—the Glimmerglass Way

Verdi’s Aida is often thought of as a grand spectacle, and in the past few months, fans have repeatedly asked one thing about this summer’s production: will there be elephants? Well, the elephants have arrived. There won’t be any live … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: The Music Man

Festival employees, interns, and Guild members received a special behind-the-scenes look at The Music Man on Monday.  A production seminar with the musical’s creative team included a panel discussion with the director, conductor, and designers behind this summer’s production.  Most … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Daveda Karanas

Our 2012 summer season begins on Saturday, July 7 with the opening night performance of Verdi’s Aida in a daring new production by Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello. In this Quick Q&A, Greek-American mezzo-soprano Daveda Karanas gives us a … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Dwayne Croft

Baritone Dwayne Croft—a Cooperstown native—will sing the role of Harold Hill in this summer’s production of The Music Man.  In the early years of Glimmerglass, Dwayne took the stage in a number of children’s roles and sang his first featured … Continue reading

What’s Your Favorite Route to Glimmerglass?

Audience members, staff, interns, and the artists themselves­­ – everyone has a favorite route to The Glimmerglass Festival.  Some travelers search out shortcuts, while others prefer to slow down and enjoy the scenery. The company’s Alice Busch Opera Theater is … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Peggy Kriha Dye

Soprano Peggy Kriha Dye will sing the title role in this summer’s production of Armide, a collaboration with Opera Atelier directed by Marshall Pynkoski and conducted by David Fallis. Currently, she serves as the Director of Artistic and Educational Programming … Continue reading