Spirituals such as “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” originated from enslaved Africans and embrace profound emotion and enduring hope, forming the foundation of modern Gospel music in all its diversity. Join Festival artists on a Sunday morning tour of this inspiring genre.

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2022 Festival

In the summer of 2022, we return to our theater for productions of classics and new works.

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The Glimmerglass Festival is hiring staff and apprentices for the 2022 Festival.

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