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Glimmerglass in NYC

The 2014 Festival starts in just three short months, but if you can’t wait a moment longer, join us in New York City for one of these exciting April events. Guggenheim Museum | Works & Process April 28 at 7:30 … Continue reading

2014 GL!MMERATA Gala

The Glimmerglass Festival held its annual 2014 Spring Gala, GL!MMERATA, on April 10 at the Metropolitan Club. Hosted by Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello, with Gala Chairs Patricia Chadwick and Nina Lesavoy, the event set a record, netting $600,000 in … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Christian Bowers

Meet baritone Christian Bowers, who will sing the role of Clyde Griffiths in Tobias Picker’s An American Tragedy this summer. Clyde Griffiths is a small-town boy in pursuit of his idealized dreams. He makes a series of unfortunate choices, leading … Continue reading

Broadway Dreams in Cooperstown

When Francesca Zambello joined The Glimmerglass Festival in 2010 as Artistic & General Director, it became her mission for the company to involve more youth directly in the arts by having them participate onstage. The Glimmerglass Festival has had more … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Beth Lytwynec

You may remember Ilion native Beth Lytwynec from her time with us last summer as a 2013 Young Artist, covering the role of Mary in The Flying Dutchman and performing in concert with Eric Owens, as well as a special event … Continue reading

Scout Day

The new Glimmerglass scout badges have arrived! In 2013, the company initiated Scout Day, inviting local scouting groups to attend a performance at a special rate. We encouraged members to represent their troop by wearing their uniform. Scout Day returns … Continue reading

Where are they now: Young Artist Catherine Martin

Michael Heaston, Head of Music and Director of the Young Artists Program (YAP), talks to former Young Artist Catherine Martin, who returns in 2014 as the Composer in Ariadne in Naxos. You’ve been quite busy since you were last at … Continue reading

Christine Goerke: Back to Cooperstown

Christine Goerke has become one of the most important and influential singers in opera today.  Her career began as a Glimmerglass Young Artist (1993), and she returned to our festival for the title role in Iphigènie en Tauride in 1997, … Continue reading

Food for Thought

The Glimmerglass Opera Guild is made up of 200 members who provide essential volunteer support to the Festival throughout the year, filling a variety of company needs through hospitality, fundraising  and education programs. This commitment of time, expertise and energy … Continue reading

Casting Kids in Ariadne

Director Francesca Zambello is working with designer Troy Hourie to set our new production of Strauss’ Ariadne in Naxos in an Upstate New York country home, potentially complete with some farm animals. Goats and chickens are some of the animals that have … Continue reading