Quick Q&A: Chaz’men Williams-Ali

Tenor Chaz’men Williams-Ali returns to The Glimmerglass Festival this summer in the role of Giovanni d’Aire in Donizetti’s The Siege of Calais. Williams-Ali made his Glimmerglass debut during the 2016 Festival as Giles Corey in The Crucible and Rodolfo (cover) … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Mary Beth Nelson

Mezzo-soprano Mary Beth Nelson returns to The Glimmerglass Festival this summer after wrapping up a season at Tri-Cities Opera. She will sing the role of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg for the 2017 Festival. In 2016, we … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Nicholas Nestorak

Nicholas Nestorak is no stranger to traveling for the sake of opera. The tenor, who makes his Glimmerglass debut this summer as Monostatos in The Magic Flute, just wrapped up a season with Palm Beach Opera as Parpigonol in La … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist So Young Park

Soprano So Young Park joins The Glimmerglass Festival for her debut at the Alice Busch Opera Theater as Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. A native of Pusan, South Korea, Park graduated first in her class from Seoul National … Continue reading

Glimmerglass Gets Involved: Race the Lake

On Saturday, the Glimmerglass team volunteered with a water station for the Race the Lake marathon. To kick off the race, Glimmerglass Young Artist Corrie Stallings sang the national anthem at the marathon’s starting line. The Festival crew offered water, Gatorade and words … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Isaac Selya

With the 2015 season springing into action, this year’s Young Artists are preparing to take on their roles in The Magic Flute, Macbeth, Cato in Utica  and Candide. Young Artist Isaac Selya will not be up on stage, but rather in the orchestra pit … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Allegra De Vita

When Cato in Utica premieres on the Alice Busch Opera Theater stage July 18, Young Artist Allegra De Vita will take on the role of Fulvio. De Vita is originally from Trumbull, Connecticut, and holds a Master of Music degree from … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Tina T.Y. Chang

The Young Artists Program focuses on training performers of all types—not just vocalists. Tina T.Y. Chang, an Assistant Coach / Accompanist at the 2014 Festival, is a prime example of this. She makes her Glimmerglass debut this summer with her … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Daniel T. Curran

Glimmerglass’ 2014 production of An American Tragedy has been anything but a tragedy for the eight Young Artists who sing the starring roles of Tobias Picker’s opera.  One of these talented Young Artists is tenor Daniel T. Curran. Originally from Blackfoot, … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Kerriann Otaño

Kerriann Otaño comes to Glimmerglass from just a few hours downriver—Wading River, New York, that is—as a cover for the role of Roberta Alden in An American Tragedy. The soprano holds a Masters in Vocal Performance from Mannes College The … Continue reading