Dandelion Fried Rice

Dandelion Fried Rice

Sharing the kitchen with Kelley I was talking to our talented dramaturg, Kelley Rourke, about how she sources nutritious, delicious dishes from her garden, just outside Cherry Valley. So I’ve…

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Watch John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles

Watch John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles

And now…for the movie! Unless you are brand new to Glimmerglass, you will know that we performed our stunning production of John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles at the Royal Opera…

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News Archive – 2019

News Archive – 2019

Review: La Traviata at Atlanta Opera April 30, 2019 by Andrew Alexander, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution As a director, Zambello primarily seeks to draw out the emotional heart and human drama…

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News Archive – 2018

News Archive – 2018

Review: Francesca Zambello’s Spirited Mounting of Bernstein’s “West Side Story” – Houston Grand Opera, April 28, 2018 May 1, 2018 by William Burnett, Opera Warhorse Zambello has eschewed a European…

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Review: Francesca Zambello’s Spirited Mounting of Bernstein’s “West Side Story” – Houston Grand Opera, April 28, 2018

Review: Francesca Zambello’s Spirited Mounting of Bernstein’s “West Side Story” – Houston Grand Opera, April 28, 2018

"Zambello has eschewed a European trend of radical revisions in staging the work that has been the feature of recent German and Austrian productions. Her dramatic realization, building on the…

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News Archive – 2016

News Archive – 2016

With guest artists ranging from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to key music figures Stephen Sondheim,…

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News Archive – 2015

News Archive – 2015

Energetic Glimmerglass Candide (James Sohre, Opera Today) "Director Francesca Zambello has wisely chosen to stage it as a Broadway show, and she has invested the proceedings with all her trademark…

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News Archive – 2014

News Archive – 2014

Review: At Dallas Opera, Salome's Twisted Love Story Is a Bucket List Production (Lauren Smart, Dallas Observer Blogs) "The Dallas Opera production [of Salome] is a dazzler." Opera Review: Salome…

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News Archive – 2013

News Archive – 2013

The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me Debuts at Kennedy Center and Charms Audience (Jennifer Perry, BroadwayWorld.com) "Suitable for the entire family, particularly during this holiday season, The Lion, The Unicorn,…

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Don’t Be a Know It All

Don’t Be a Know It All

"Today's advice comes from, Francesca Zambello artistic director of the Washington National Opera via The New York Times."

https://www.businessinsider.com/dont-be-a-know-it-all-2013-4
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NYT: First, Make Sure Your Idea Works on a Small Stage

NYT: First, Make Sure Your Idea Works on a Small Stage

In theater as in business, says Francesca Zambello, general and artistic director of the Glimmerglass Festival and artistic director of the Washington National Opera, the success of a new idea depends on getting the initial details right.

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/business/glimmerglass-festivals-director-on-making-ideas-work.html
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News Archive – 2012

News Archive – 2012

Washington National Opera names Francesca Zambello as Artistic Director SEPTEMBER 13: Washington National Opera (WNO) today named Francesca Zambello as its Artistic Director, effective January 1, 2013. She has served…

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