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2012 Reviews


Aida

The Music Man

Armide

Lost in the Stars

 

Aida

Cooperstown Home Run
Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (print)
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (web) 
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

Glimmerglass turns opera toward today (print)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Glimmerglass festival makes operas like Armide and Aida relevant (web)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Le festival de Glimmerglass choisit l'engagement social et politique
Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Le Devoir 

Waterboarding 'Aida', Buoyant 'Music Man'
Mike Silverman, Associated Press

'Aida' @ Glimmerglass Festival, 7/7/12
Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union

Energetic Aida at Glimmerglass
Jane Dieckmann, Ithaca Times

Updated 'Aida' a triumph at Glimmerglass
Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

A True Blockbuster
B.A. Nilsson, Metroland

Glimmerglass's provocative 'Aida' combines great singing, shocking images
David Rubin, CNY Ca Momus

Role Debuts All Around in Intimate "Aida"
William Burnett, OperaWarhorses.com

"Aida," Glimmerglass Festival
Herbert Wolff, WAMC 

Aida at Glimmerglass
Susan Galbraith, DC Theater Scene 

Glimmerglass' little Aida makes a huge impact
Gale Martin, BachTrack.com 

Glimmerglass updates Verdi's "Aida"
Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail 

Aida - Glimmerglass Festival
James Karas, Press +1

Glimmerglass Festival
Stephen Dankner, The Advocate 

Aida 'Superlative Musical Experience'
Robert Moynihan, The Freeman's Journal 

Updated Aida and Stylish Armide at Glimmerglass
Robert Levine, Classics Today 

Glimmerglass Opera Brings Contemporary Edge to Clasic 'Aida'
Liz Keill, The Alternative Press 

A fine "Aida" cast gets water-boarded by clumsy staging at Glimmerglass
Charles Downey, The Classical Review

Glimmerglass Gambles and Wins
James Sohre, Opera Today 

Cultural Dissonance, Musical Harmony
Eli Jacobson, Gay City News

Crusading for Reason in an Age of Anger: Redefining Opera’s Role — Glimmerglass Festival 2012 and a Social-Centric Agenda
Seth Lachterman, New York Arts

The Music Man

Cooperstown Home Run
Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (print)
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (web) 
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

Glimmerglass turns opera toward today (print)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Glimmerglass festival makes operas like Armide and Aida relevant (web)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Le festival de Glimmerglass choisit l'engagement social et politique
Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Le Devoir 

Waterboarding 'Aida', Buoyant 'Music Man'
Mike Silverman, Associated Press

This 'Music Man' Knows Its Territory
Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union

Glimmerglass updates Verdi's "Aida"
Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail 

Willson: The Music Man, Glimmerglass Festival
David Abrams, MusicalCriticism.com

Loads of Fun with "The Music Man" at Glimmerglass
Jane Dieckmann, Ithaca Times 

Americana Perfected
B.A. Nilsson, Metroland 

'The Music Man' delights at Glimmerglass Opera
David Lowenstein, Syracuse Post-Standard 

Glimmerglass Festival’s Annual Salute to Broadway: Dwayne Croft in Vibrant, Affecting “Music Man” 
William Burnett, OperaWarHorses.com 

The Music Man at Glimmerglass: Fun, American style
Gale Martin, BachTrack.com 

Glimmerglass Festival - Armide and The Music Man
Susan Galbraith, DC Theater Scene

Willson in Cooperstown, Chabrier on the Hudson
Kevin Filipski, The Flip Side 

"The Music Man," Glimmerglass Festival
 Herbert Wolff, WAMC

Glimmerglass Festival
Stephen Dankner, The Advocate 

The Con-Man Laid Bare in 'Music Man'
Robert Moynihan, The Freeman's Journal 

Glimmerglass Opera Brings Contemporary Edge to Clasic 'Aida'
Liz Keill, The Alternative Press 

The Music Man - Glimmerglass Festival
James Karas, Press +1 

Glimmerglass Gambles and Wins
James Sohre, Opera Today 

Crusading for Reason in an Age of Anger: Redefining Opera’s Role — Glimmerglass Festival 2012 and a Social-Centric Agenda
Seth Lachterman, New York Arts

Armide

Cooperstown Home Run
Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (print)
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (web) 
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

Glimmerglass turns opera toward today (print)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Glimmerglass festival makes operas like Armide and Aida relevant (web)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Le festival de Glimmerglass choisit l'engagement social et politique
Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Le Devoir 

Glimmerglass updates Verdi's "Aida"
Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail 

'Armide' a must-see for opera lovers
Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union 

Glimmerglass Presents "Armide," A Beautiful Baroque Opera
Jane Dieckmann, Ithaca Times

Glimmerglass's "Armide" a lavish courtship of music and ballet fit for a king
David Abrams, CNY Café Momus 

Elegant and Engaging, Lully's "Armide" Glows at Glimmerglass Festival
William Burnett, OperaWarhorses.com 

Glimmerglass Festival - Armide and The Music Man
Susan Galbraith, DC Theater Scene

Lully's Armide at Glimmerglass
Keith Kibler, The Berkshire Review 

Baroque Style, Direct Emotions
B.A. Nilsson, Metroland 

'Armide' a visual, musical delight at Glimmerglass
Geraldine Freedman, Daily Gazette

Arias Carry
James MacKillop, Syracuse New Times 

Updated Aida and Stylish Armide at Glimmerglass
Robert Levine, Classics Today 

Glimmerglass Opera Brings Contemporary Edge to Clasic 'Aida'
Liz Keill, The Alternative Press 

Armide Enchants at Glimmerglass
OperaPulse.com 

Glimmerglass scores with a colorful, sumptuous "Armide"
Charles Downey, The Classical Review 

Glimmerglass Gambles and Wins
James Sohre, Opera Today 

Cultural Dissonance, Musical Harmony
Eli Jacobson, Gay City News

Crusading for Reason in an Age of Anger: Redefining Opera’s Role — Glimmerglass Festival 2012 and a Social-Centric Agenda
Seth Lachterman, New York Arts

Lost in the Stars

Cooperstown Home Run
Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (print)
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

An 'Aida' for Turbulent Times (web) 
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times 

Glimmerglass turns opera toward today (print)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Glimmerglass festival makes operas like Armide and Aida relevant (web)
William Littler, Toronto Star 

Le festival de Glimmerglass choisit l'engagement social et politique
Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Le Devoir 

Glimmerglass updates Verdi's "Aida"
Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail 

A Brilliant 'Lost in the Stars'
Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union

Eric Owens is Vocally Powerful, Dramatic and Emotional in Kurt Weill's "Lost in the Stars"
William Burnett, OperaWarhorses.com 

Eric Owens shines in Glimmerglass's emotionally charged 'Lost in the Stars'
David Rubin, CNY Café Momus

"Lost in the Stars," Glimmerglass Festival
Herbert Wolff, WAMC

Stellar Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass Festival
Gale Martin, BachTrack.com 

Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass
Susan Galbraith, DC Theater Scene 

Transcendent
B.A. Nilsson, Metroland 

Arias Carry
James MacKillop, Syracuse New Times 

Glimmerglass Opera Brings Contemporary Edge to Clasic 'Aida'
Liz Keill, The Alternative Press 

Weill's "Lost in the Stars" proves a bit lost itself at Glimmerglass
Charles Downey, The Classical Review 

Glimmerglass Gambles and Wins
James Sohre, Opera Today 

Crusading for Reason in an Age of Anger: Redefining Opera’s Role — Glimmerglass Festival 2012 and a Social-Centric Agenda
Seth Lachterman, New York Arts

This is the strongest season at Glimmerglass in my eleven years of reviewing the company." Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union