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Intern Insights: Safety First

Hello and welcome back! It’s been a while, how’ve you been? Really? That’s good. So now that you have a feel for me and what I’m going to be doing here and writing about, let’s light this candle. But we’ll … Continue reading

Intern Insights

I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good family….wait…no that’s the wrong start. Sorry. Hello there. My name is Emmet, and I am one of the Carpentry/Rigging Interns for The Glimmerglass Festival in … 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

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

Festival of the American Romantics kicks off May 19!

Sunday, May 19, marks the opening of The Festival of American Romantics, a collaboration between historic Hyde Hall, the Fenimore Art Museum, and The Glimmerglass Festival, a shared exhibition of period art, literature and music that explores the ideals of … 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

It’s Good to be King!

We are preparing for the day single tickets go on sale (JANUARY 28!) with a series of posts focused on each of our mainstage productions. Here we focus on Verdi’s comic opera, King for a Day (Un giorno di regno), … Continue reading

Discover our Passions

Love and loss echo through two one-act operas this summer, with David Lang’s the little match girl passion and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Single tickets go on sale January 28 — just around the corner. Check out these preview videos about … Continue reading