Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Returns

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival returns for its 24th season with five shows throughout August, following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival

Founded in 1999 by flutist Linda Chesis, the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival has been bringing world-class chamber music performances to the Cooperstown area. The festival has featured performances by the American, Juilliard, St. Lawrence, Jupiter and Jasper, String Quartets, and more.

This season, we are offering the Cooperstown community a collection of performances spanning an exceptionally wide range of musical styles and traditions.

Festival Founder and Artistic Director Linda Chesis

The Cooperstown Music Festival Lineup

Aug. 2, 7-9 P.M.- Imani Winds

Grammy-nominated quintet Imani Winds are famous for their innovative programming and dynamic performances. They bring fresh energy and technical expertise.

Aug. 8, 7-9 P.M.- Verona String Quartet

The Verona String Quartet are multi-award winners and are returning to the festival with a program of Puccini, Beethoven, and Dvorak’s beloved “American” Quartet. 

Aug. 16, 7-9 P.M.- Caroga Arts Ensemble: “Musical Kaleidoscope”

Led by cellist Kyle Price, the Caroga Arts Ensemble will offer a program ranging from bluegrass and classical to jazz and pop. 

Aug. 22, 7-9 P.M.- Violinist Danbi Um and guitarist Jiji

Danbi Um and Jiji will join forces for a genre-spanning program that includes works by Corelli, Paganini, Piazzolla, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Aug. 29, 7-9 P.M.- Trio da Paz

Grammy-nominated Brazilian supergroup Trio De Paz will transport the audience to South America with an evening of jazz.

For more information about The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival and to buy tickets, go here.

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