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Deborah Voigt to Discuss Annie Get Your Gun

Soprano Deborah Voigt will be interviewed by radio host Nimet Habachy at the Metropolitan Museum’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at 6 p.m. tomorrow, May 10.    The interview will cover Voigt’s great success in the Met’s new production of Die Walküre and her upcoming … 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

Designing Annie Get Your Gun

Court Watson designs sets and costumes for our upcoming production of Annie Get Your Gun, which will feature leading dramatic soprano Deborah Voigt as Annie. Court’s designs have most recently been seen at Salzburger Landestheater, Ford’s Theater, the Shakespeare Theatre … Continue reading

Gunslingin’ Soprano

Deborah Voigt will have had her fair share of on-stage gun handling leading up to her role as Annie Oakley this summer thanks to her recent appearances as Minnie, Puccini’s Girl of the Golden West. Minnie is a poker-playin’, motherly … Continue reading

Notes From Francesca: Shout Out

On Saturday, I had the opportunity to meet many of our Syracuse friends when I attended The Met: Live in HD broadcast at Carousel Center. The Glimmerglass Festival is now a proud partner with the Met’s Live in HD series, so in … Continue reading

Behind the scenes with Anne Ford-Coates and Deborah Voigt

Anne Ford-Coates has been principal designer of hair and makeup for Glimmerglass since 2007. She’s also Associate Director for Elsen Associates, resident hair and make-up designers  to leading theaters and opera companies throughout North America. Recently, Anne designed Washington National Opera’s … Continue reading

Notes From Francesca

I am currently in Washington DC rehearsing Salome with a wonderful cast. In addition to Deborah Voigt we have Daniel Sumegi, who last appeared at Glimmerglass in The Barber of Seville as Don Basilio in 2006. Here he plays John … Continue reading

Voigt: Brünnhilde to Annie Oakley

Deborah Voigt makes several notable debuts this year, including her performances as Annie in next summer’s new production of  Annie Get Your Gun. Prior to that in April, Voigt takes on the role of Brünnhilde for the first time in Robert … Continue reading

Notes From Francesca

This photo was taken at the library at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, on July 23. This wonderful artists’ colony has welcomed the likes of Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Thornton Wilder. The four of us spent time … Continue reading

Deborah Voigt in Annie Get Your Gun

We recently announced that Deborah Voigt will join us as Annie  in next summer’s Annie Get Your Gun. If you missed it, be sure to read Dan Wakin’s recent NYT blog post on the role of Annie. He provides some interesting … Continue reading