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Opening Night applause at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival


Director Linda Chesis performs during the Birds of Paradise premiere


The elegant and intimate Otesaga Ballroom


Jazz events are a highlight of the Festival

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival poster 2015, designed by Milton Glaser
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by Milton Glaser

Sunday, August 23, 7:30 pm: 1924: Now and Beyond

Time travel to the year that brought us Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue​, Prokofiev’s unique quintet, and Ravel’s Gypsy-inspired masterpiece Tzigane.

Music historian David Noon will offer commentary about the 1920s during the concert, which features Eric Huebner, piano; Linda Chesis, flute; and Kaplan Fellows from the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Find out more...

Special Concert for Fall!

October 4, 4:00 pm: Brahms by Heart: The Chiara String Quartet

The Chiaras perform three Brahms quartets from memory, and, with flutist Linda Chesis, Arthur Foote's A Night Piece and Scherzo.

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