All the awesomeness of Cooperstown, at your fingertips. Search here…

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/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 22, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-siege-calais>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents The Siege of Calais</a>
July 22, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 23, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-siege-calais>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents The Siege of Calais</a>
July 24, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 25, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 27, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 29, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
July 30, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-porgy-and-bess>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Porgy and Bess</a>
July 31, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-xerxes>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Xerxes</a>
August 1, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-oklahoma>The Glimmerglass Festival Presents Oklahoma!</a>
August 3, 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: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:
<a href=/events/glimmerglass-festival-presents-scalia-ginsburg>Glimmerglass Festival Presents Scalia/Ginsburg</a>
August 4, 2017
Artist in Residence William Burden stars in this one-act comic opera inspired by the opinions of the Justices themselves. Ginsburg and Scalia must navigate three cosmic trials to win their freedom....
Location: Glimmerglass Festival
Time:

Pages