July 6 - August 24
The 2013 Festival features three opera productions, a great American musical, and a full slate of special concerts and Meet Me at the Pavilion performances from some of opera's brightest stars.
We think you'll agree that The Glimmerglass Festival is a one-of-a-kind summer destination, blending world-class opera with a relaxed, casual atmosphere and a beautiful lakeside setting in the heart of Central New York. We look forward to seeing you in 2013 and encourage you to begin planning your Glimmerglass experience today.
July 06 - August 24
Inspired in part by a harrowing ocean voyage, Wagner based his fourth opera on the story of a ghostly vessel doomed to traverse the seas for eternity. In The Flying Dutchman the ship’s captain finds redemption when a young woman proves her love by abandoning her life for him. [More Information]
July 13 - August 23
Passions and chivalry rule King Arthur's court in Lerner & Loewe's popular and tuneful musical version of "The Once and Future King." Starring 2013 Artist in Residence Nathan Gunn. [More Information]
July 21 - August 24
Acting as a decoy for the king, a royal stand-in unites two young lovers and secures a bride of his own in Verdi's rarely seen Comic opera. [More Information]
“The ideals and ideas of the American Romantics underscore our 2013 season." Francesca Zambello, Artistic & General Director