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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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"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

Up Next: Jazz at the Festival

Tonight! Sunday, July 5, 7:30 pm at the beautiful Otesaga Resort Hotel, come enjoy the Harry Allen Quartet with Hilary Gardner performing favorites from the Great American Songbook. Allen "the Frank Sinatra of the tenor sax" and rising star Gardner promise musical fireworks to cap off your July Fourth weekend. Tickets available at the door, beginning at 7:00 pm.

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