Quick Q&A: James Lowe

A native of Batavia, New York, who calls New York City home, James Lowe is a leading conductor of opera and musical theater. Lowe is currently conducting Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Oklahoma!, and he recently served as the … Continue reading

Well Spent Wednesdays

On every Wednesday of each month, Alex and Ika Restaurant in Cooperstown donates 50 percent of its proceeds from all sales of house wine, draft beer and fountain beverages to a local non-profit. This May, Well Spent Wednesdays will support … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Andrew Wilkowske

Andrew Wilkowske, who sings the role of La Rocca in this summer’s King for a Day, is no stranger to Glimmerglass. He spent two summers (2005, 2006) as a Glimmerglass Young Artist. In recent years he  performed in the premieres … Continue reading

Dutchman Docks…

The Flying Dutchman will dock at The Glimmerglass Festival this summer, opening July 6. With Ryan McKinny at the helm as the Dutchman, the production is directed by Glimmerglass Festival Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello. “The production is inspired … Continue reading

It’s Good to be King!

We are preparing for the day single tickets go on sale (JANUARY 28!) with a series of posts focused on each of our mainstage productions. Here we focus on Verdi’s comic opera, King for a Day (Un giorno di regno), … Continue reading

Discover our Passions

Love and loss echo through two one-act operas this summer, with David Lang’s the little match girl passion and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Single tickets go on sale January 28 — just around the corner. Check out these preview videos about … Continue reading

Whimsical Winter Reading

So, you’ve already read every Verdi and Wagner biography on the market in preparation for next summer – and a few out-of-print ones, too? Here are a few suggestions to set the mood for the fanciful and legendary side of … Continue reading

Woman of the Year Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Glamour magazine recently announced Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as one of its 10 Women of the Year. Justice Ginsburg was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Fellow Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said in the Glamour magazine article, … Continue reading

Spreading Holiday Cheer

For the third year, Glimmerglass is participating in Opportunities for Otsego’s Holiday Basket Program, a food drive which supports local families. Stop by our administration building at 7300 State Highway 80, behind the Alice Busch Opera Theater, from 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading

Operatic Impressions

This is our fourth year joining area second grade classes with a program we call OPERA-tion Arts — and I don’t think I’ll ever tire of it. We offer a multimedia presentation on opera and theater, and discuss all the … Continue reading