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Glimmerglass Opera

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Address: 7300 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-3212
Phone Number: +1 607-547-2255
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A popular opera and musical theater company, offering innovative...

A popular opera and musical theater company, offering innovative productions and theatrical events every summer.

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Great Opera and a Great Eveninig

We went to see a new production of Rossini's Thieving Magpie in July. This was our first visit to Glimmerglass and we were blown away. The venue is great, relaxed but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to see a new production of Rossini's Thieving Magpie in July. This was our first visit to Glimmerglass and we were blown away. The venue is great, relaxed but sophisticated with really great snacks and available food and just a totally pleasant atmosphere. And as for the opera-spectacular. This was a truly innovative production with beautiful witty but... More 

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Sydenham, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our third year at Glimmerglass opera. Driving down from Kingston, Ontario across the International Bridge and through pretty countryside just west of the Adirondacks is part of the pleasure for us of going to Glimmerglass. Glimmerglass has a wonderful atmosphere. It's can be a popular place, and you have to think carefully about where you're going to stay before you... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We try to come to Glimmerglass every summer. Director Francesca Zambello, who is a friend, invariably creates a season of performance that is stimulating, enriching, and artistically exciting. This season is one of their finest. We saw all four offerings - three operas and Sondheim's magnificent SWEENEY TODD. The repertory standard LA BOHEME featured a terrific cast of talented young... More 

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Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the past few years, my family and I have attended the musical performances the Glimmerglass Festival puts on. We are not really "opera people", so it is nice to have a musical option to choose from. Friday night, we attended Sweeney Todd and thoroughly enjoyed the performance. This year, my handicapped grandmother came with us to see the show.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting musical theatre with highly talented young performers. The setting is lovely and the staff friendly and hel.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Glimmerglass Opera has a summer season, usually staging four operas. The Opera is graced by a beautiful building and great artist who are here for the summer. Many times we've heard singers who attracted national attention later. Great contribution to the cultural landscape of the area.

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Cooperstown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Awesome artistic venue! The productions are superb, the setting is amazing. Glimmerglass Opera is a truly unique experience. It is a summer highlight each & every year & never disappoints. Do not miss these performances.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

What a great place! The opera house is so nice. I wished they had air conditioning though. They open the side walls to allow air before show, but it was muggy in there when we went. Amazing place though!??

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Merrick, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The opera house commands a wonderful location and is an impressive building however its lack of air conditioning makes matinee performances torturous experiences. Having heard so much about this opera house we decided to come up for two performances. One was hosted by Justice Ginsberg and while its always wonderful to listen to Justice Ginsberg no matter what she says... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Don't miss Glimmerglass Opera and its other selections during the summer. The facility is outstanding and the quality of the performance, talent, set and all is brilliant.

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