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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! JS Bach: The Goldberg Variations

On Thursday, July 30, 7:30 pm, Bradley Brookshire performs Bach's ambitious set of variations on a two-manual harpsichord. The Goldberg Variations Demystified will be held in the Drawing Room of Hyde Hall. “Many have played the Goldberg Variations, but few with Brookshire’s imagination and brilliance” -Seen and Heard International

August features 3 Sunday Evening Chamber Music Concerts and a Saturday Family Concert...

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