Glimmerglass Festival Unveils Its Leader’s Final Season

Glimmerglass Festival Unveils Its Leader’s Final Season

Glimmerglass Festival Unveils Its Leader’s Final Season

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/15/arts/music/francesca-zambello-glimmerglass-festival.html
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Review: The Magic Flute at The Glimmerglass Festival

Review: The Magic Flute at The Glimmerglass Festival

August 18, 2021 by Heidi Waleson, The Wall Street Journal “Francesca Zambello, the general and artistic director of the Glimmerglass Festival, knows how to improvise. With Covid-19 restrictions on live…

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Review: Trovatore at The Glimmerglass Festival

Review: Trovatore at The Glimmerglass Festival

August 17, 2021 by Cameron Kelsall, Bachtrack “The production, co-directed by Francesca Zambello and Eric Sean Fogel, makes strong use of the wood-paneled unit set that is the baseline for…

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NYT: Glimmerglass Creates Magic in Its Own Backyard

NYT: Glimmerglass Creates Magic in Its Own Backyard

Under the adventurous leadership of Francesca Zambello, the Glimmerglass Festival built a temporary stage on the grassy grounds of the campus.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/15/arts/music/glimmerglass-festival-opera.html
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Review: Songbird at The Glimmerglass Festival

Review: Songbird at The Glimmerglass Festival

July 30, 2021 by Geraldine Freedman, The Daily Gazette “The show was fast paced, directed by Francesca Zambello and Eric Sean Fogel, and reset in New Orleans in the 1920s…All…

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Review: Glimmerglass on the Grass at The Glimmerglass Festival

Review: Glimmerglass on the Grass at The Glimmerglass Festival

July 17, 2021 by Joseph Dalton: Albany Times Union “Fleets of young guides helped patrons get situated and Francesca Zambello, the redoubtable general and artistic director, seemed to be everywhere.…

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In S.F., Francesca Zambello completes ‘Ring’

In S.F., Francesca Zambello completes ‘Ring’

Known for her ability to balance the sweeping view with telling psychological and emotional details, Zambello is finally about to reveal the full scope of an American-setting "Ring" that's been in the works for a decade.

https://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/In-S-F-Francesca-Zambello-completes-Ring-2370138.php#photo-1897049
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Makers Gonna Make

Makers Gonna Make

Our production team recently learned about a need for intubation boxes for healthcare workers during COVID-19. Joel Morain, one of our carpenters and our A/V Coordinator explains what came next:…

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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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