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Red Scare: “Sweeney Todd” and “The Crucible” at Glimmerglass

Red Scare: “Sweeney Todd” and “The Crucible” at Glimmerglass

A misguided “Sweeney Todd” and an adaptation of “The Crucible” round out a weekend at the Glimmerglass Festival.

Words and Birds: Jamie Barton in Recital and “The Thieving Magpie” at Glimmerglass

Words and Birds: Jamie Barton in Recital and “The Thieving Magpie” at Glimmerglass

Jamie Barton delights in “Bon Appétit!” and Rossini’s “Thieving Magpie” receives an energetic presentation.

New York State of Mind: Ariadne auf Naxos and An American Tragedy at the Glimmerglass Festival

I’m always amused by the fact that Cooperstown, NY, a small, random, classically American town situated over four hours north of New York City, can support a world-renown summer opera festival as well as the Baseball Hall of Fame. Resting on Otsego Lake, the Glimmerglass Opera Festival provides a welcome escape for opera fans who […]