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From the Archives: Glimmerglass for All Ages

“I was worried that I would look at people and be scared. But, really, the whole scene was just so big, and with everything going on, I really felt more like I was in church than on the stage.” -Allan … Continue reading

The 2015 Glimmerglass Festival Gala

The Glimmerglass Festival turns 40 this year, and the renowned summer opera company kicked off its anniversary celebrations with GL!MMERATA, its 2015 Spring Gala, April 8 at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. Hosted by Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello, … Continue reading

ODYSSEY: What a trip!

This summer, the Glimmerglass Festival will premiere a new opera based on Homer’s Odyssey. Our hour-long romp, with music by Ben Moore and libretto by yours truly, features the Glimmerglass Children’s Chorus alongside members of our Young Artists Program. For young … Continue reading

2015 Festival Reading

  THE STORIES Four of the operas presented by Glimmerglass this summer are based on works in the public domain. Readers can choose from a variety of editions and translations, both print and online, for Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Voltaire’s Candide, and Homer’s The Odyssey.  … Continue reading

“Great Latitude of Mind”

Madeline Sayet will direct a new production of The Magic Flute that takes its inspiration from the natural world and the varied ways humans have interacted with it. In a recent conversation, she reflected on how her background and experiences … Continue reading

From the Archives: Farm to Stage

“I kid around saying it’s ‘America’s only opera house on a turkey farm.’ Because it was, of course… And the whole business of moving the doors and the whole romance of the site to see through the building and see … Continue reading

DETOUR…For a good cause

GREETINGS FROM “THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD” I often think of Glimmerglass as the little engine in the classic children’s book, in our case, driven by a dream and powered by dedication, passion and generosity to achieve the unexpected. Like … Continue reading

From the Archives

“It was very important for us in the beginning to sing in English to make the operas more approachable. I remember we felt we had really accomplished something when the janitor from the high school brought his family to see … Continue reading

Learn About Verdi’s Macbeth

Members of the Glimmerglass Opera Guild, Tom Simpson and Abby Kreh Gibson, will discuss Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth one hour prior to the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD screening of Verdi’s Macbeth at the Foothills Performing Arts Center on October 11, … Continue reading

Just in time for Halloween

COSTUME SALE Clothing, Costumes and Fun Ideas Saturday, September 27 4152 US Highway 20 Warren, NY 13439 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Cash Only Please Everything $50 and under!