Glimmerglass Festival: The Sound of Music
The hills are alive with this classic story of Maria, a young woman who leaves the nunnery for a job as a governess for naval captain Georg von Trapp. In a home of routine and discipline, the seven von Trapp children take to the light and music Maria inspires in the household as Nazi forces encroach on Austria. Set in a time of increasing unrest, this story of love, music and morality is sure to be one of your favorite things.
In English with projected English lyrics.
New co-production with Houston Grand Opera.
This production is generously co-sponsored by Jacqueline B. Mars and Nellie and Robert Gipson.
For show times and ticket information, visit: https://glimmerglass.org/
The 2022 Festival features productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, originally slated for the summer of 2020. Bizet’s Carmen takes the stage in a new production directed by 2022 Artist in Residence Denyce Graves, followed by the new work Tenor Overboard, weaving some of Rossini’s most spectacular music together in a new comic opera with a book by the famed playwright Ken Ludwig. The next installment of Common Ground, the Festival’s multi-year initiative of new, commissioned works, is a double bill of Kamala Sankaram and Jerre Dye’s Taking Up Serpents, paired with the world premiere one-act Holy Ground, by Damien Geter and Lila Palmer.