Strike Week

Walking around campus the last few days has been like walking out of a time machine, into the fervent buzz of late May. The sound of power tools fills the air, bringing a cacophony of whirs, clangs, thuds and metallic … Continue reading

Summer Reading Series: Handel and His Singers

To commemorate this season’s production of Tolomeo, we suggest you pick up C. Steven LaRue’s Handel and His Singers: The Creation of the Royal Academy Operas, 1720–1728 (Clarendon Press, 1995). In this book, LaRue takes an in-depth look at the … Continue reading

Summer Reading Series: Tosca’s Rome

With the 2010 season under way, we at Glimmerglass feel it’s time to delve into some opera-related summer reading! Over the next few weeks, we will be recommending books related to each of the operas and their composers. The first … Continue reading