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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

The Beats of the “Killer B’s”

Today kicked off of Glimmerglass Opera’s Seminar Weekend with a packed house at Steven Blier’s free concert, Killer B’s: American Song from Amy Beach to the Beach Boys. Blier, the artistic director and co-founder of the New York Festival of … Continue reading

“They Heard America Singing”

Glimmerglass Opera is collaborating with the Adirondack Museum to present “They Heard America Singing” on August 17. Enjoy a box supper, early 20th-century American music, and the incomparable views that surround the Adirondack Museum. Join Glimmerglass Young American Artists Jamilyn … Continue reading

Oneonta Success

Last weekend, Glimmerglass actually had two performances in one night.  One was our production of Tolomeo.  Later the same evening (not to be confused with our 2011 production, Later The Same Evening), our Young American Artists and music staff descended … Continue reading

Now Accepting Applications

Our Young American Artists Program is an important component of our Festival. Members of the Young American Artists Program sing principal and supporting roles, cover all roles in mainstage productions and sing in the chorus. Additionally, Young Artists are presented in … Continue reading

Mark Adamo and John Corigliano to Lead Master Class for YAAP

World-renowned composers Mark Adamo and John Corigliano will lead a master class for members of Glimmerglass Opera’s Young American Artists Program at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 2. The master class is free … Continue reading

Young American Artists Perform in Oneonta July 31

Members of Glimmerglass Opera’s Young American Artists Program will perform at the Oneonta Theatre Open House Gala on Saturday, July 31. The gala will celebrate the grand re-opening of Oneonta’s historic playhouse. The Oneonta Theatre Open House Gala is free … Continue reading

Get to Know…Alison Bates

Young American Artist Alison Bates is in her first year with Glimmerglass Opera. She is covering (or understuding) Violetta in La Traviata and Anna Gomez in The Consul.   GGO: What are you looking forward to most about your time at Glimmerglass … Continue reading

La Cenerentola Cover Run

Last night was the La Cenerentola cover run-thru. During this rehearsal, Young American Artists who are covering (or understudying) principal roles have the opportunity to perform the entire opera onstage with the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra. Assistant conductor Jonathan Kelly conducted.  Photography Intern Peyton … Continue reading