Quick Q&A: Mary Beth Nelson

Mezzo-soprano Mary Beth Nelson returns to The Glimmerglass Festival this summer after wrapping up a season at Tri-Cities Opera. She will sing the role of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg for the 2017 Festival. In 2016, we … Continue reading

2017 Gala: Handel to Hip Hop

Thank you to everyone who came out to our 2017 Gala: Handel to Hip Hop! The Wednesday night event took place at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan and raised funds for our Young Artist and Summer Internship programs. All photos … Continue reading

Learn About Verdi’s Macbeth

Members of the Glimmerglass Opera Guild, Tom Simpson and Abby Kreh Gibson, will discuss Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth one hour prior to the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD screening of Verdi’s Macbeth at the Foothills Performing Arts Center on October 11, … Continue reading

Just in time for Halloween

COSTUME SALE Clothing, Costumes and Fun Ideas Saturday, September 27 4152 US Highway 20 Warren, NY 13439 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Cash Only Please Everything $50 and under!

Photos: On Campus Now

The Glimmerglass Festival campus has come to life. Weekly orientations for incoming staff and interns are taking place, and our set and costume shops are in full swing. This summer we are building the scenery for all four productions in … Continue reading

Glimmerglass in NYC

The 2014 Festival starts in just three short months, but if you can’t wait a moment longer, join us in New York City for one of these exciting April events. Guggenheim Museum | Works & Process April 28 at 7:30 … Continue reading

2014 GL!MMERATA Gala

The Glimmerglass Festival held its annual 2014 Spring Gala, GL!MMERATA, on April 10 at the Metropolitan Club. Hosted by Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello, with Gala Chairs Patricia Chadwick and Nina Lesavoy, the event set a record, netting $600,000 in … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Young Artist Christian Bowers

Meet baritone Christian Bowers, who will sing the role of Clyde Griffiths in Tobias Picker’s An American Tragedy this summer. Clyde Griffiths is a small-town boy in pursuit of his idealized dreams. He makes a series of unfortunate choices, leading … Continue reading

Broadway Dreams in Cooperstown

When Francesca Zambello joined The Glimmerglass Festival in 2010 as Artistic & General Director, it became her mission for the company to involve more youth directly in the arts by having them participate onstage. The Glimmerglass Festival has had more … Continue reading

Quick Q&A: Beth Lytwynec

You may remember Ilion native Beth Lytwynec from her time with us last summer as a 2013 Young Artist, covering the role of Mary in The Flying Dutchman and performing in concert with Eric Owens, as well as a special event … Continue reading