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Baritone Mark Diamond, a Glimmerglass Young Artist in 2010, took the top prize in the twenty-third annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers at Houston Grand Opera. Guest judge Frederica von Stade joined HGO General Director Anthony Freud and HGO Music Director Patrick Summers in selecting the winners. This … Continue reading

The Waves of Reward Would Turn into Tsunamis Over Time

This blog is the second in a series of posts from patrons, volunteers, former interns, artists and staff discussing how Glimmerglass has enriched their lives. Please consider posting your own stories about how Glimmerglass has impacted you, and make a … Continue reading

There Couldn’t Possibly Be a Better Place to Start Out

This blog is the first in a series of posts from patrons, volunteers, former interns, artists and staff discussing how Glimmerglass has enriched their lives. Please consider posting your own stories about how Glimmerglass has impacted you, and make a … Continue reading

Usher of the Year

Glimmerglass Usher of the Year Ernest Adams – known to friends as Ernie – is constantly at the Alice Busch Opera Theater in the summer. He can often be seen taking tickets at the door and helping to count tickets during the show. … Continue reading

A Conversation with 2010 Volunteer of the Year

The Glimmerglass Guild is an instrumental part of the company. The Guild has around 200 members, and the group contributes around 3,000 hours of volunteer time each year.  The Guild hosts company events, contributes to the campus landscaping, assists in … Continue reading

The Essential Piece

On Sunday, August 22, Glimmerglass honored its volunteers with a reception themed, “You Are An Essential Piece.” We have more than 200 volunteers who join us as ushers or on the Glimmerglass Guild. Our volunteers provide essential support to the … Continue reading

Young Artist Awarded Richard F. Gold Career Grant

Young Artist Mark Diamond is a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Richard F. Gold Career Grant.  Diamond performed this summer as Top in The Tender Land and covered the role of Araspe in Tolomeo. Some of his past engagements include … Continue reading

Final Curtain

The 2010 Festival came to a close August 24 with a final production of Puccini’s Tosca. The four productions met with much acclaim – both from audience members and members of the press.   This summer, we sold more tickets … Continue reading

A Conversation with Young Artist Mark Diamond

“Mark Diamond was boisterous and entertaining.” -Steve Smith, The New York Times   “Baritone Mark Diamond, as the swaggering Top, is a singer with a bright future. Although the character of Top is hardly a sympathetic one, Mr. Diamond’s beautiful … Continue reading

A Conversation with 2010 Young American Artist Jamilyn Manning-White

  Jamilyn Manning-White is a member of Glimmerglass Opera’s 2010 Young American Artists Program, returning from her Glimmerglass debut last year as Clorinda in La Cenerentola. This season, she has performed the role of Mrs. Jenks and covered the role of Laurie in … Continue reading