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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

…”constantly engaged with the vibrant life of an arts organization at work”

This blog is part of 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, or make a gift … Continue reading

I think of y’all more often than you know

  This blog is part of 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

Notes From Francesca

Much of our season is based in literature and/or visual art – Carmen is based upon Prosper Mérimée’s novella and our world premiere A Blizzard in Marblehead Neck is based upon an episode in playwright Eugene O’Neill’s life. I am … 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

Glimmerglass Connections in Connecticut

The family of Glimmerglass Board member Jim Barton has generously underwritten the new exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. A Child’s View: 19th-Century Paper Theaters features 32 examples from England, Germany, Denmark, France, Spain, Austria and the United … 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

OPERA America in Conversation with Francesca Zambello

Francesca Zambello, Artistic & General Director, will speak at OPERA America  on Wednesday, November 10, as part of the service organization’s Making Connections series, a professional development series for opera artists.  Francesca will discuss her career and creative process with … 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