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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
"Laced throughout the summer, there's the long-standing and venerable Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, brought to us by Linda Chesis, who turns out program after program of great performances across all cultures and ages." -The Freeman's Journal

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival "has a track record of bringing in fine performers." -The New Yorker

The Festival's "winning formula: program good repertory and engage first-rate performers, and the crowds will come..." -critic David Abrams

"Not only do they do interesting concerts, they have great posters." -Performance Today Host Fred Child

Tickets on Sale for 17th season

The Festival's 17th season features Pro Am performances June 25-28, the Harry Allen Quartet with Hilary Gardner performing the Great American Songbook on July 5, the Flute Fest on July 30, chamber music concerts with world-class artists August 9, 16 and 23, and a fun family concert August 15. Find out more...

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