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Operatic Impressions

This is our fourth year joining area second grade classes with a program we call OPERA-tion Arts — and I don’t think I’ll ever tire of it. We offer a multimedia presentation on opera and theater, and discuss all the … 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

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

Glimmerglass Orchestra at the Pierstown Grange

On August 15 at 7:30 p.m., members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra will present the 10th annual Florence High Memorial Concert at the Pierstown Grange. The National Grange, formed in the years following the American Civil War, is the nation’s … Continue reading

Glimmerglass musicians in Cherry Valley

Many Glimmerglass artists get involved in other community events during their summer residency in Otsego County. This summer, members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra, along with a few special guests, will kick off a new concert series sponsored by Cherry … 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

Cans for Coupons

The Glimmerglass Festival is participating in Opportunities for Otsego’s Holiday Basket Program to help put food on the table of families in need. Stop by our administrative building behind the Alice Busch Opera Theater from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. … 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

Kick off National Opera Week

Tonight we open the OPERA-tion Arts Gallery at The Smithy with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The artwork of second grade students from Cooperstown, Cherry Valley-Springfield, Milford and Richfield Springs central schools hangs in The Smithy at … Continue reading

OPERA-tion Arts

We kicked off OPERA-tion Arts this week with our first visit to an area school. The Glimmerglass Festival, in cooperation with The Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, is celebrating National Opera Week, October 29 through November 7, with OPERA-tion Arts, a free education … Continue reading