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Young Artist Awarded Richard F. Gold Career Grant

Young Artist Mark Diamond is a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Richard F. Gold Career Grant.  Diamond performed this summer as Top in The Tender Land and covered the role of Araspe in Tolomeo. Some of his past engagements include … Continue reading

A Conversation with Young Artist Mark Diamond

“Mark Diamond was boisterous and entertaining.” -Steve Smith, The New York Times   “Baritone Mark Diamond, as the swaggering Top, is a singer with a bright future. Although the character of Top is hardly a sympathetic one, Mr. Diamond’s beautiful … 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

The Beats of the “Killer B’s”

Today kicked off of Glimmerglass Opera’s Seminar Weekend with a packed house at Steven Blier’s free concert, Killer B’s: American Song from Amy Beach to the Beach Boys. Blier, the artistic director and co-founder of the New York Festival of … Continue reading

Now Accepting Applications

Our Young American Artists Program is an important component of our Festival. Members of the Young American Artists Program sing principal and supporting roles, cover all roles in mainstage productions and sing in the chorus. Additionally, Young Artists are presented in … 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

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

Glimmerglass Opera Spring Gala

Glimmerglass Opera hosted its Spring Gala to benefit our Young American Artists Program last Tuesday (this post is a little late in arriving). We honored filmmaker James Ivory at the event, and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo performed. If you’re interested … 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

Reporting Back from OPERA America Workshop

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to attend a one-day workshop presented by OPERA America at Ithaca College. Don Marrazzo, Director of Casting & Artistic Operations, was invited by OPERA America to join the panel of opera industry representatives … Continue reading