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Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 16

by Megan Meister

There were two outstanding apprentice auditions yesterday morning, but the general level was very high.  It will be interesting to keep track and see just how many of these talented young singers actually are able to forge a career and how many fall by the wayside. Sadly, it is not always the most talented who […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 15

by Megan Meister

Yesterday was packed with auditions and performances which had me rushing from one event to another, but the grey and gloomy cloud cover had finally lifted and the sun came out, and the weather was beautiful. The morning started with auditioning twelve more of the Glimmerglass Apprentice Artists (only one of whom captured my attention) […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 14

by Megan Meister

The apprentice auditions yesterday were the first of three sessions.   I heard eleven singers, and will hear another group this morning and the rest tomorrow.  Since these young singers are involved in all the productions in the festival, they are only available in the mornings because there are matinees every afternoon this weekend. Also hearing the […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 13

by Megan Meister

You know the expression “Getting there is half the fun”? There are only two ways to get to Cooperstown, New York for the Glimmerglass Opera Festival from Dallas.  You can either fly to Albany or Syracuse. Since American stopped flying non-stop to Syracuse a few years ago, however, both routes involve changing planes in Chicago.  […]