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Quick Q&A: Young Artist Sarah Larsen

2011 Young Artist Sarah Larsen is an alumna of the program, returning this summer to perform the role of Neris in Glimmerglass’s new production of Medea as well as in the July 17 Arias and Asides concert on the mainstage. … Continue reading

Young Artists in the Community

Young Artist J’nai Bridges is in her second summer as a Glimmerglass Young Artist. She was with us last year when she covered the role of Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro and was seen as a soloist in the … 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

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

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

The Waves of Reward Would Turn into Tsunamis Over Time

This blog is the second 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

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

Young Artist Awarded Richard F. Gold Career Grant

Young Artist Mark Diamond is a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Richard F. Gold Career Grant.  Diamond performed this summer as Top in The Tender Land and covered the role of Araspe in Tolomeo. Some of his past engagements include … Continue reading

A Conversation with Young Artist Mark Diamond

“Mark Diamond was boisterous and entertaining.” -Steve Smith, The New York Times   “Baritone Mark Diamond, as the swaggering Top, is a singer with a bright future. Although the character of Top is hardly a sympathetic one, Mr. Diamond’s beautiful … Continue reading

A Conversation with 2010 Young American Artist Jamilyn Manning-White

  Jamilyn Manning-White is a member of Glimmerglass Opera’s 2010 Young American Artists Program, returning from her Glimmerglass debut last year as Clorinda in La Cenerentola. This season, she has performed the role of Mrs. Jenks and covered the role of Laurie in … Continue reading