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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

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

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

Keeping up with Glimmerglass

Even though Glimmerglass is a summer festival, the company hosts many events all year. Leading up to the summer, The Glimmerglass Festival hosts several events in New York City featuring performances by Glimmerglass artists. Continue reading

Notes From Francesca

I’m currently in Switzerland, directing a new production of Rebecca (which you can see on Broadway this coming spring), but as always I have Glimmerglass on the mind. So below is my list of recommended reading for the year leading … Continue reading

What are you doing this weekend?

I’ll be attending this cool-sounding workshop on Persian Miniatures & Calligraphy at the West Kortright Centre (Oneonta). Gerard Gauci’s dazzling designs for next summer’s Armide are actually inspired by Persian miniatures, so I’m excited to have a hands-on opportunity to … Continue reading