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Francesca Zambello’s Lifelong Passion

During Festival Weekend, incoming General & Artistic Director Francesca Zambello spoke to friends of Glimmerglass about her background, her passion for the arts and how she came to join Glimmerglass as General & Artistic Director. Click below to hear her speak. … Continue reading

Zambello on WXXI

WXXI’s Brenda Tremblay drove from Rochester to join us in Cooperstown for our four 2010 productions. While here she sat down with several company members, including incoming General & Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. Click here for the podcast of this … Continue reading

2011 Festival Details Released

 THE GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR 2011 Four New Productions, Including a World Premiere and Professional Premiere, Headline the 37th Festival Festival Artists Include Anne Bogart, Rod Gilfry, Nathan Gunn, Tony Kushner, Terrence McNally, John Musto, David Pittsinger, Jeanine Tesori … Continue reading

A Conversation with Francesca Zambello

Internationally acclaimed stage director Francesca Zambello has been named General and Artistic Director of Glimmerglass Opera, effective September 1, 2010. She is currently the Artistic Advisor of San Francisco Opera, where she is directing a new production of Wagner’s “Ring” … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Announces Plans for 2011

Francesca Zambello, Glimmerglass Opera’s incoming General & Artistic Director, has announced her plans for the Central New York company. Beginning with the 2011 season, Glimmerglass Opera will become The Glimmerglass Festival.  The company will continue its tradition of four new … Continue reading

Francesca Zambello on WQXR Arts File

Francesca Zambello joined WQXR’s Arts File last week to discuss  her new position with Glimmerglass Opera. If you missed it, be sure to visit WQXR to hear Kerry Nolan discuss “the changing of the guard” with Zambello.

Francesca Zambello and Glimmerglass Opera

Francesca Zambello has been appointed General & Artistic Director of Glimmerglass Opera, commencing September 1. Michael MacLeod will remain with us as General & Artistic Director through the 2010 Festival, which he planned. Ms. Zambello will plan the 2011 season. … Continue reading