The 40th birthday you won't want to miss
There's something about those big milestone birthdays that make us want to surround ourselves with friends, celebrate past achievements and look forward to all the possibilities of a bright future. Our 40th birthday promises to be a celebration to remember: with original productions of works by opera and musical theater's great composers, many special events and, of course, some birthday surprises.
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A new adaptation of Mozart's classic Enlightenment tale takes its inspiration, in part, from the magical qualities of an unspoiled natural landscape. [More Information]
In the first-ever Glimmerglass production of Verdi's powerful Shakespearean drama, Artist in Residence Eric Owens makes his role debut as the title character; Melody Moore returns as his scheming wife. [More Information]
Passion and politics collide in Vivaldi's exquisite setting of Metastasio's poetic depiction of Cato the Younger. [More Information]
Funny, fast-moving and philosophical, Bernstein's take on Voltaire's satirical novella includes such classic tunes as "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Glitter and Be Gay." [More Information]
Back by popular demand, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares her passion for opera and unique perspective on law in the arts. [More Information]
2015 Artist in Residence Eric Owens, who will star on the mainstage as Macbeth, joins in-demand tenor Lawrence Brownlee in the Alice Busch Opera Theater for a concert they’ve long discussed performing. [More Information]
Critically acclaimed dramatic soprano, and inaugural Glimmerglass Artist in Residence, is back to work with members of the Young Artists Program. [More Information]
A fully staged evening performance of The Magic Flute starring members of the Young Artists Program. [More Information]
Performances by guest artists and Young Artists celebrating Glimmerglass' four-decade milestone. [More Information]
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