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Glimmerglass Festival Performances

Enjoy World Class Opera Performances Every Summer at Glimmerglass

It wouldn't be summer in Cooperstown without an evening at the opera – and we're fortunate enough to have one of the top opera festivals in the world right in our backyard: the Glimmerglass Festival.

Starting in July and continuing through August, enjoy a variety of original productions and rarely performed operas, in addition to special events and educational seminars that give visitors a glimpse behind the scenes. 

<a href=/events/town-springfield-appreciation-concert-glimmerglass-festival-2018-preview>Town of Springfield Appreciation Concert & Glimmerglass Festival 2018 Preview</a>
July 2, 2017
The Glimmerglass Festival will host a Town of Springfield Appreciation Concert on Sunday, July 2, at 4 p.m. in the company's Alice Busch Opera Theater. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
Time: 4:00 pm
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 7, 2017
Set in Catfish Row by the shores of Charleston, South Carolina, George Gershwin's classic "folk opera" deals with the attempt of Porgy, a disabled beggar, to create a home for himself and Bess, a...
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 8, 2017
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical revolutionized the genre with its closely integrated book and score, in which a diverse assortment of individuals struggle to create lives for themselves in the...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 13, 2017
Set in Catfish Row by the shores of Charleston, South Carolina, George Gershwin's classic "folk opera" deals with the attempt of Porgy, a disabled beggar, to create a home for himself and Bess, a...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 14, 2017
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical revolutionized the genre with its closely integrated book and score, in which a diverse assortment of individuals struggle to create lives for themselves in the...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-xerxes>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Xerxes</a>
July 15, 2017
Countertenor John Holiday returns in the title role of one of the most brilliant scores in the Baroque repertory. History's fierce Persian conqueror turns his attention to domestic affairs in a plot...
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-siege-calais>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents The Siege of Calais</a>
July 16, 2017
The story of courage and self-sacrifice in the year-long Siege of Calais during the Hundred Years' War inspired artists from Donizetti to Rodin. Our new production of this rarely-heard Italian bel...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-xerxes>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Xerxes</a>
July 17, 2017
Countertenor John Holiday returns in the title role of one of the most brilliant scores in the Baroque repertory. History's fierce Persian conqueror turns his attention to domestic affairs in a plot...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 18, 2017
Set in Catfish Row by the shores of Charleston, South Carolina, George Gershwin's classic "folk opera" deals with the attempt of Porgy, a disabled beggar, to create a home for himself and Bess, a...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-xerxes>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Xerxes</a>
July 20, 2017
Countertenor John Holiday returns in the title role of one of the most brilliant scores in the Baroque repertory. History's fierce Persian conqueror turns his attention to domestic affairs in a plot...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-afternoon-song-stephen-schwartz>Glimmerglass Festival Presents An Afternoon of Song with Stephen Schwartz</a>
July 21, 2017
The award-winning composer-lyricist of Godspell, Pippin and Wicked in an afternoon of stories and songs with members of the Young Artists Program.
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
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<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 21, 2017
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical revolutionized the genre with its closely integrated book and score, in which a diverse assortment of individuals struggle to create lives for themselves in the...
Location: The Glimmerglass Festival
Time:

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