La Traviata in One Minute

Not sure if you can sit through an almost three hour opera? Check out this one minute preview:

Mary Dunleavy Masterclass

On Friday afternoon, four Young American Artists, accompanied by pianist Jonathan Kelly, sang at a master class with Mary Dunleavy, the festival’s Violetta in La Traviata. Open to the public, the class was held at the Fenimore Art Museum in … Continue reading

Moving La Traviata Documentary

Dick Cavett on Jonathan Miller

Two decades after his Glimmerglass debut, Jonathan Miller returns to Cooperstown to direct a new production of Verdi’s La Traviata. In a recent piece for the New York Times, Dick Cavett offers an appreciation of Dr. Miller–an extraordinary director, scholar … Continue reading

New Beginnings

This week, artists for La Traviata and La Cenerentola arrived in Cooperstown and began rehearsals. Although preparations for the 2009 Festival began over a year ago, the first day of rehearsal feels like the real beginning for many of us. … Continue reading