Backstage at The Consul

R.B. Schlather, The Consul Assistant Director, took a camera backstage during one of the performances, capturing singers before and during the performance. Check it out!

Get to Know…Alison Bates

Young American Artist Alison Bates is in her first year with Glimmerglass Opera. She is covering (or understuding) Violetta in La Traviata and Anna Gomez in The Consul.   GGO: What are you looking forward to most about your time at Glimmerglass … Continue reading

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.

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.

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

Four Things I Learned from the Fourth of July Parade

Springfield Center just had its 95th Fourth of July parade. Among the plethora of firetrucks and children was our “Field of Dreams” float. Adorned with costumed interns and staff, cornstalks transformed an old truck bed into a traveling stage. While watching … Continue reading