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Four programs highlight Glimmerglass summer season

The Glimmerglass crew works on "The Flying Dutchman" set during set looks, when the artistic team has the opportunity to view initial pieces of scenery on stage. (Jamie Kraus photo)
The Glimmerglass crew works on "The Flying Dutchman" set during set looks, when the artistic team has the opportunity to view initial pieces of scenery on stage. (Jamie Kraus photo)
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Romance will be in the air when The Glimmerglass Festival opens its season Saturday with “The Flying Dutchman,” its first Wagner opera to be presented. “I wanted to celebrate the Romantics and this is Wagner’s first great Italianate romantic opera,” said Francesca Zambello, the festival’s artistic and general director. Written in 1843 when Wagner was only 30, it is the fourth opera he composed. It is based on a story about a doomed ghostly vessel ...

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grant18
July 7, 2013
4:49 p.m.

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P-U-H-L-E-E-Z-E, Ms. Freedman, don't try to make us think that Francesca Zambello has forgotten that Verdi also composed the comic opera Falstaff!

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