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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

Voigt Lessons in Boston

When Deborah Voigt joined us as our inaugural Artist in Residence in 2011, she performed as Annie in Annie Get Your Gun, mentored our Young Artists, and premiered a one-woman show – Voigt Lessons. Now, she will premiere Voigt Lessons … Continue reading

Team Building

New productions originating from Glimmerglass have appeared on stages around the world. Through our production rentals program, opera and theater companies have access to innovative sets, costumes and projected titles by world-renowned designers. Our production department is currently preparing the … Continue reading

OPERA-tion Arts Gallery Show

OPERA-tion Arts, our opera-inspired art show by area second graders, will be on display in Gallery A at the Cooperstown Art Association September 27 through October 25. There will be a complimentary opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on … Continue reading

Shipbuilding on stage

We got our first glimpses of the set for our original production of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, directed by Francesca Zambello. Here, crew members are working on assembling the floor for the production on stage. It’s starting to resemble the … Continue reading

Tra la! It’s May!

It’s always fun arriving on our campus at about 1 p.m. in the spring. Everyone has left their respective buildings — costume shop, scene shop or administration building — to enjoy the sunshine during lunchtime. It really can be like … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: James Lowe

A native of Batavia, New York, who calls New York City home, James Lowe is a leading conductor of opera and musical theater. Lowe is currently conducting Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Oklahoma!, and he recently served as the … Continue reading

Well Spent Wednesdays

On every Wednesday of each month, Alex and Ika Restaurant in Cooperstown donates 50 percent of its proceeds from all sales of house wine, draft beer and fountain beverages to a local non-profit. This May, Well Spent Wednesdays will support … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Andrew Wilkowske

Andrew Wilkowske, who sings the role of La Rocca in this summer’s King for a Day, is no stranger to Glimmerglass. He spent two summers (2005, 2006) as a Glimmerglass Young Artist. In recent years he  performed in the premieres … Continue reading

Dutchman Docks…

The Flying Dutchman will dock at The Glimmerglass Festival this summer, opening July 6. With Ryan McKinny at the helm as the Dutchman, the production is directed by Glimmerglass Festival Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello. “The production is inspired … Continue reading