Busy Month for Box Office

If you subscribed to Glimmerglass in 2012 and haven’t yet renewed, you may receive a phone call from our Box Office team – Merritt and Wesley – with a friendly reminder about the upcoming renewal deadline of Friday, November 16. … Continue reading

Election Day

This is a photo from our 1998 production of Virgil Thomson’s “The Mother of Us All,” which is based upon Susan B. Anthony’s life.  Reminiscing about this production always makes us feel patriotic. The production was conducted by Stewart Robertson, … Continue reading

Family Photo

About 25 people make up our year-round staff — that’s including Blue, sitting in the front row. In the summer, our family grows to more than 300, and still we are a close-knit group. I gathered everyone for a quick … Continue reading

“Behind the Scenes” with our Director of Production

Join us for this free event at the Waterville Library on May 3 at 7 p.m. and hear from our Director of Production, Abby Rodd. She will discuss repertory theater production at Glimmerglass both now and looking back to when … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Michelle Johnson

Soprano Michelle Johnson will sing the title role in this summer’s new production of Verdi’s Aida, directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by Nader Abbassi. Michelle was a Grand Prize Winner of the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She … Continue reading

Children Audition for Festival Productions

The Glimmerglass Festival held auditions on Friday and Saturday for the children that will appear in the upcoming productions of The Music Man and Lost in the Stars. Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello is very passionate about including children … Continue reading

There is No “I” in…OPERA

We are in the midst of celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week. The Glimmerglass Festival has many volunteers – more than 200 – who assist the company in many ways, from ushering at the theater to distributing picnics and transporting artists. Last … Continue reading

Honors for Glimmerglass Trustee Betty Eveillard

Betty Eveillard, who served as our Board Chair for the past five years, recently received  OPERA America’s National Opera Trustee Recognition Award. In its fifth year, this award honors outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for exemplary leadership, generosity and … Continue reading

Keeping up with Glimmerglass

Even though Glimmerglass is a summer festival, the company hosts many events all year. Leading up to the summer, The Glimmerglass Festival hosts several events in New York City featuring performances by Glimmerglass artists. Continue reading

Be Merry! Recommended Listening for the Holiday Season

In the spirit of the holiday season Glimmerglass staffers have offered up some of their favorite listening during this time of year. I sent out a call for favorites, which resulted in a staff-wide e-mail conversation about holiday music. The … Continue reading