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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

“Behind the Scenes” with our Director of Production

Join us for this free event at the Waterville Library on May 3 at 7 p.m. and hear from our Director of Production, Abby Rodd. She will discuss repertory theater production at Glimmerglass both now and looking back to when … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Michelle Johnson

Soprano Michelle Johnson will sing the title role in this summer’s new production of Verdi’s Aida, directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by Nader Abbassi. Michelle was a Grand Prize Winner of the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She … Continue reading

Children Audition for Festival Productions

The Glimmerglass Festival held auditions on Friday and Saturday for the children that will appear in the upcoming productions of The Music Man and Lost in the Stars. Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello is very passionate about including children … Continue reading

There is No “I” in…OPERA

We are in the midst of celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week. The Glimmerglass Festival has many volunteers – more than 200 – who assist the company in many ways, from ushering at the theater to distributing picnics and transporting artists. Last … Continue reading

Operatic Potential in South Africa

We are looking forward to bringing LOST IN THE STARS, a collaboration with Cape Town Opera, to Glimmerglass in just a few short months. Meanwhile, enjoy this piece about operatic potential in South Africa!

Notes From Francesca: Around the Globe

This winter has been a busy season for me – with planning for the 2012 Glimmerglass Festival, and my new productions at Lyric Opera of Chicago and Opera Australia. My production of Show Boat runs through March 17, but I … Continue reading

Honors for Glimmerglass Trustee Betty Eveillard

Betty Eveillard, who served as our Board Chair for the past five years, recently received  OPERA America’s National Opera Trustee Recognition Award. In its fifth year, this award honors outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for exemplary leadership, generosity and … Continue reading