Glimmerglass Festival News
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[…] in Errollyn Wallen’s Quamino’s Map with Chicago Opera Theatre, bass soloist in Darrell Grant’s Sanctuaries, and the bass soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony for the Richmond Symphony. Composition premieres in 2022 include his large work, An African American Requiem, with Resonance Ensemble and the Oregon Symphony and I Said What I Said for Imani Winds. Damien looks forward to his second opera, Holy Ground, premiering this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival. More about An African American Requiem damiengetermusic.com ABOUT RESONANCE ENSEMBLE Resonance Ensemble, a professional vocal ensemble based in Portland, Oregon, creates powerful programs that promote meaningful social change. Resonance Ensemble works to amplify voices that have long been silenced, and does so through moving, thematic concerts that highlight solo and choral voices, new and underrepresented composers, visual and other performing artists, and community partners. Under […]
[…] Tunnicliffe), directed by Emma Doherty, and in the evening Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, directed by Dan Ayling and designed by Ana Ines Jabares-Pita. Bertie Baigent conducted the 11 piece festival orchestra, with Alison Langer as Adina, Thando Mjandana as Nemorino, Oskar McCarthy as Dulcamara, Darwin Prakash as Belcore and Daniella Sicari as Gianetta. The opera was sung in the English version by Kelley Rourke (librettist, translator and resident dramaturg at Washington National Opera and The Glimmerglass Festival) which was originally created for Sir Jonathan Miller's 2010 production of the opera for English National Opera and set in the American Mid-West of the 1950s. Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore - Thando MjandanaWaterperry Opera Festival (Photo Marc Brenner) Ayling and Jabares-Pita had re-located the action to a spa retreat in Saratoga Springs in 1950. Thus Adina (Alison Langer) runs the spa, with Nemorina (Thando Mjandana) as the janitor, Belcore […]
The Glimmerglass Festival, the summer opera and musical theater festival in Cooperstown, New York, has announced plans for a re-imagined live season of 90-minute performances, July 15 through August 17, 2021. Read more.