joseph colaneri


Man in the Seats: ‘Candide’

Since I purchased tickets to see “Candide,” I thought it only fitting that I should read the novel on which the operetta was presumably based. I had always heard of Voltaire’s “Candide,” but never read it.  So I did. The only thought I had after turning the last page was the question: “How in all hell is anyone going to turn this series of vignettes without a story line into a dramatic performance?”…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAY 25 Discuss Opera ‘Candide’ with Glimmerglass Festival Music Director TALKING OPERA—7 p.m. Join Glimmerglass Festival Music Director Joseph Colaneri for a discussion on “Candide,” which he is conducting. Held at Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. E-mail or visit…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 30 Fun Day With The Dogs DOGGY & ME – 6 – 7 p.m. Run an obstacle course with your best bud, make a homemade doggy toy, or meet the adoptable pooches from the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Donation or wishlist item required for admission. The green, Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-547-8111 or visit TALKING OPERA – 7 p.m. Presentation on “The Barber of Seville” by Joseph Colaneri, Glimmerglass Festival Music Director and conductor…