17 May 2007
Glimmerglass on a New Course
BY NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT [NY Sun, 17 May 2007]
The changing of the guard at all three New York opera houses — the Metropolitan Opera, City Opera, and Glimmerglass Opera — has coincided with a slump in live audiences for classical music and opera. The old certainties that guided opera production for decades have gone, and there are no quick fixes. As the new general director of Glimmerglass, Michael MacLeod, put it, "The light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train."