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David Daniels to Perform at Glimmerglass Opera

Internationally renowned countertenor David Daniels will sing a concert to benefit Glimmerglass Opera on July 30 at 3:30 p.m. in the company’s Alice Busch Opera Theater.  Daniels made his Glimmerglass debut in 1994 at the start of his career as … Continue reading

“Singers” of the Round Table

On Monday, the Guild continued its “Talking Opera” series with a round table discussion with members of our 2010 Young American Artists Program. Michael Heaston, the program’s director, also joined the group, and the discussion was moderated by Guild Vice … Continue reading

Spring Gala to Benefit Young American Artists Program

Our Spring Gala will be here before we know it. Didn’t March go by quickly? On April 27, Glimmerglass Opera will host its 2010 Gala at The Metropolitan Club in NYC, at which we will honor award-winning filmmaker James Ivory. … 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

Get Off the Sidelines

In high school being on your favorite band’s street team was “the thing to do.” It created a “deeply intimate” connection between you and the band. You were hand-selected (okay, you mailed a postcard with your address and they mailed … Continue reading

The State of Stage Photography

Kelley Rourke, Glimmerglass Opera’s dramaturg, recently directed me to the theater blog of The Guardian, where Andrew Haydon discusses the state of stage photography.  His post is a fascinating read, and the contributed comments are insightful.   Glimmerglass has worked with several great photographers and photography … Continue reading

Name that Production

  Starting Monday, November 23, Glimmerglass Opera will offer a fun contest via Facebook: Name that Production. On Mondays throughout the holiday season , we will post a photo of a past production on Glimmerglass Opera’s Facebook wall. You will … Continue reading

Chatting with Volunteer of the Year Tom Simpson

The Glimmerglass Opera Guild averages almost 3,000 hours of volunteer service each year, supplementing the work of the full-time and seasonal staff when extra work is required. The Guild provides essential support through its service, fundraising and education programs. This … Continue reading

Wheat or Rye? Research for The Tender Land Scenery

Abby Rodd, Glimmerglass’s Director of Production, and Joel Morain (A/V Coordinator) traveled to The Farmers’ Museum, where Abby did some research on materials for the scenery of our 2010 production of The Tender Land. The Farmers’ Museum is one of the oldest rural … Continue reading