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the results are in!

Baritone Mark Diamond, a Glimmerglass Young Artist in 2010, took the top prize in the twenty-third annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers at Houston Grand Opera. Guest judge Frederica von Stade joined HGO General Director Anthony Freud and HGO Music Director Patrick Summers in selecting the winners. This … 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

Glimmerglass on WSKG

WSKG’s Bill Snyder and Greg Keeler joined us in mid-June to record several interviews with cast and creative team members of the 2010 productions. They met and spoke with Tosca‘s Lise Lindstrom and Adam Diegel and director Ned Canty. You … Continue reading

Time to Dry Rye

The Tender Land is an American opera that takes place in the Midwest. Set Designer Donald Eastman has incorporated a field of four-foot-tall wheat into his design for the opera – not an uncommon sight when traveling through the plains. … Continue reading

Introducing the 2010 Young American Artists

Our 2010 Young American Artists joined us in Cooperstown this week, and their days are already filled with orientations, costume fittings, coachings and chorus rehearsals. We are very proud of our Young American Artists Program (YAAP), which provides training and … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Lighting Designer Nominated for Tony Award

Robert Wierzel, lighting designer for this summer’s The Tender Land and Tolomeo, has been nominated for a 2010 Tony Award for his lighting design for Fela! on Broadway. “I saw Fela! a couple of months ago, and the lighting totally … Continue reading

The Faces Behind “The Tender Land”

On Monday evening, the Glimmerglass Opera Guild held the first installment of the annual “Talking Opera” series at Christ Church in Cooperstown. The free series is presented each spring and includes educational seminars that delve into the upcoming Festival productions. About … Continue reading

Copland on my mind

Our 2010 Festival will include performances of Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land, and I’ve spent much of the fall happily immersed in all things Copland. The Brooklyn-born composer was born in 1900 and lived until 1990. His life spanned nearly … 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