La Cenerentola Cover Run

Last night was the La Cenerentola cover run-thru. During this rehearsal, Young American Artists who are covering (or understudying) principal roles have the opportunity to perform the entire opera onstage with the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra. Assistant conductor Jonathan Kelly conducted.  Photography Intern Peyton … Continue reading

The Consul video

Menotti’s The Consul in one minute 34 seconds.

Intern Picnic

Each summer, Glimmerglass hires some seventy interns to assist in various aspects of production, administration and artistic administration. This year, the Glimmerglass Opera National Council, which often underwrites a specific production, voted to support the internship program. Monday night, the … Continue reading

Thoughts from David Angus

Last Tuesday, Oneonta’s Center for Continued Adult Learning listened while David Angus spoke about his responsibilities as Music Director. Although some conductors will be absent during the staging of an opera, Angus described his fascination with the progression of an … Continue reading

La Traviata in One Minute

Not sure if you can sit through an almost three hour opera? Check out this one minute preview:

A La Cenerentola Sneak Peek

La Cenerentola opens today at 2 p.m. Here’s a sneak peek from the dress rehearsal.

Mary Dunleavy Masterclass

On Friday afternoon, four Young American Artists, accompanied by pianist Jonathan Kelly, sang at a master class with Mary Dunleavy, the festival’s Violetta in La Traviata. Open to the public, the class was held at the Fenimore Art Museum in … Continue reading

Moving La Traviata Documentary

Chili & Cornbread Cook-off

The company’s first Chili & Cornbread Cook-off was held yesterday to support the Springfield Fire Department. Competition was tough with 16 chili and 10 cornbread entires. Attendees voted for their favorite entries with loose change and bills. The evening raised … Continue reading

Calling the Shots

Last week, E. Reed Fisher spoke with a group from Oneonta’s Center for Continued Adult Learning about his role as stage manager for La Traviata. He began by sharing the essential tools of the trade: a pen, clock and calendar, … Continue reading