Glimmerglass Festival 2022

Glimmerglass Festival 2022

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LA Opera Presents AIDA Next Month

LA Opera Presents AIDA Next Month

"Stage director Francesca Zambello conjures a gorgeous world where hieroglyphics by the L.A.-based artist RETNA create a striking backdrop to the timeless story."

https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/LA-Opera-Presents-AIDA-Next-Month-20220426
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Glimmerglass

THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Glimmerglass

Summer Glimmerglass THE SOUND OF MUSIC Opening JULY 8 Director, Francesca Zambello Choreographer, Eric Sean Fogel Set design, Peter J. Davison

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Speranza Scappucci: “I’ll tell you about the joy of music”

Speranza Scappucci: “I’ll tell you about the joy of music”

"The department director who hired me for Yale was a woman, as was Francesca Zambello, the artistic director of the Washington opera who, in 2015, offered me my debut with Rossini's Cenerentola."

https://www.iodonna.it/spettacoli/musica/2022/04/17/speranza-scappucci-vi-racconto-il-bello-della-musica/
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TENOR OVERBOARD

TENOR OVERBOARD

Summer Glimmerglass TENOR OVERBOARD Opening JULY 19 New Rossini comedy with book by Ken Ludwig Director, Francesca Zambello Co-Director, Brenna Coiner Set design, James Noone Costume Design, Loren Shaw

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Items to be Auctioned Off in Support of the Washington National Opera

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Items to be Auctioned Off in Support of the Washington National Opera

After her passing, a leading opera director, Francesca Zambello, said "She was our greatest advocate and our greatest spokesperson. She carried this art form."

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a39715759/ruth-bader-ginsburg-auction-washington-national-opera/
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Upcoming! Aida at LA Opera

Upcoming! Aida at LA Opera

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Carmen and Denyce on stage, casting kids, breaking ice, peace

Carmen and Denyce on stage, casting kids, breaking ice, peace

Carmen director Denyce Graves, set designer Riccardo Hernández, lighting designer Robert Wierzel and I got together with our Technical Director, Ross Rundell, and Director of Production, Abby Rodd, in Cooperstown…

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The 10 Best Operas of All Time

The 10 Best Operas of All Time

"San Francisco Opera would never rank operas from best to worst—but today, we’re going rogue! "

https://www.sfopera.com/discover-opera/intro-to-opera/the-10-best-operas-of-all-time/
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Review: Cosí fan tutte at Washington National Opera

Review: Cosí fan tutte at Washington National Opera

March 15, 2022 by Rachael F. Goldberg, Broadway World "But between Mozart and Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's surprisingly balanced story (the men are just as easily manipulated as the women,…

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Review: Dialogues of the Carmelites at Houston Grand Opera

Review: Dialogues of the Carmelites at Houston Grand Opera

January 16, 2022 by Steven Brown, Texas Classical Review "Zambello’s staging brought out not only the natures of the individual characters—from Madam de Croissy’s dignity and Madame Lidoine’s warmth to…

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Review: Florencia en el Amazonas at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Review: Florencia en el Amazonas at Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 15, 2021 by Aaron Hunt, Newcity Stage “Director Francesca Zambello’s original production, with some new polish added by the original design crew for this very short Chicago run of…

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