7.15.15 News Release: Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents Goldberg Variations Demystified

4.26.15 News: On Monday, April 27, Performance Today will feature Linda Chesis, James Roe, Marianne Gythfeldt, and Adrian Morejon’s July 2013 Festival performance of Jean Francaix’s Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon.

Performance Today is America’s most popular classical music radio program; the show is broadcast on 294 public radio stations, including our friends at WCNY, WMHT and WSKG.

3.18.15 News Release: Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Presents “Three Faces of Romanticism” on April 26

2015 Festival Artist photos

See photos of the Pro Am at Hyde Hall


8.7.14 Festival artistic director Linda Chesis was interviewed  by Joe Donahue on  WAMC’s The Roundtable.

7.2.14 “”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.” -Paula diPerna, The Freeman’s Journal, Cooperstown, NY

3.31.14 A 2010 Cooperstown Summer Music Festival performance of Weber’s Flute Trio, Op. 63, featuring Festival artistic director and flutist Linda Chesis, cellist Inbal Segev and pianist William Wolfram was featured on Performance Today.

7.12.13 REVIEW by David Abrams, CNY Cafe Momus: The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival “has amassed a sizeable and dedicated audience by sticking to a winning formula: Program good repertory and engage first-rate performers, and the crowds will come.” Full review of Birds of Paradise concert available here

8.27.12 The New Yorker The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival has been “offering outstanding performers in classic repertory. The season ends grandly, with a concert by none other than the Juilliard String Quartet. It plays what few other groups can play as well—late Beethoven, specifically the Quartets in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131, and in A Minor, Op. 132.”

8.19.12 Albany Times-Union
Classical notes: final summer events at Tanglewood, Glimmerglass, Cooperstown Music Fest

8.11.12 REVIEW by David Abrams, CNY Cafe Momus:”First-rate performing artists and rewarding, listener-friendly programming help catapult CoopFest to the ‘major leagues’ of summer music festivals” Full review available here

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