Looking back to 1995 #40to40

  Once in a while the odd thing happens. Once in a while the dream comes true and the whole pattern of life is altered. Once in a while the moon turns blue.  ….and once in a while the sky … 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

Spooky Shakespeare

“…bear in mind that there are three roles in [Macbeth] and three is all there can be: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth and the chorus of witches.”   (Giuseppe Verdi) The “weird sisters” who manipulate Macbeth to perform unspeakable deeds are but … Continue reading

Lunch at the Fenners: Looking Back at 1985 #40to40

In 1985—one decade after its conception—Glimmerglass began site plans for a new opera theater to meet the demand of its growing popularity. The concept developed into what we now know as the Alice Busch Opera Theater. We had the privilege … Continue reading

Journey Through Glimmerglass History with #40to40

The Glimmerglass Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 40th anniversary of artistic collaboration, timeless summer performances and operatic innovation. Believe it or not, we are only 40 days from our opening night, and to celebrate our growth through the … Continue reading