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Glimmerglass Has Arrived in Oman!

We arrived earlier this week and are still adjusting to the time change and everything that goes along with travelling this far. However, yesterday was a great first day of rehearsal! Before yesterday’s rehearsal Managing Director Linda Jackson; Company Manager … Continue reading

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

The Divas Share the Spotlight

On Tuesday, April 5, we held our Spring Gala to benefit the Young Artists Program. The event, entitled “Four Divas. One Spotlight.,” was held at The Metropolitan Club and featured performances by 2011 Festival artists Alexandra Deshorties, Patricia Schuman, Deborah … Continue reading

Francesca Zambello at SUNY Oneonta

Abby Kreh Gibson, the Chair of the Glimmerglass Guild’s Education Committee, writes about Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello’s recent trip to one of our nearby colleges: The Guild Education Committee’s past association with the Theatre and Music Departments at … Continue reading

the results are in!

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

Zambello’s Staging of Carmen to Premiere in 3D

Francesca Zambello’s 2006 Royal Opera House staging of Georges Bizet’s Carmen will premiere in 3-D as the closing selection of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Feb. 6 and is scheduled to open in movie theaters around the world on … Continue reading

The Newest Generation of Opera Lovers

The Glimmerglass Festival celebrated National Opera Week, October 29 through November 7, with OPERA-tion Arts – a free education project that translated what area second graders learned about opera into visual art. In preparation of National Opera Week, Glimmerglass staffers … Continue reading

Something in the water?

During the Glimmerglass “off-season,” I work on a wide variety of projects with a wide variety of collaborators. Inevitably, my most interesting projects seem to have some connection to this place, which annually brings a collection of amazing artists together … Continue reading

Goin’ West: Education and Recreation

During the summer, many Glimmerglass staffers are asked – “do you ever take vacation?” The Glimmerglass season is a labor of love. We work many, many hours during the summer, but we love what we do. That being said, yes, … Continue reading