HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 10
ICE CREAM SOCIAL – 7 p.m. Enjoy ice cream, conversation with your friends, and live music from the Cooperstown Community Band. All donations support Schuyler Lake UMC food pantry renovation fund. The Pantry, 1472 Co. Hwy. 22, Schuyler Lake.
MUSIC FESTIVAL – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Summer Music Festival opens with free performance by Caroga Arts Ensemble, led by cellist Kyle Price. This concert is intended as a gift for the Cooperstown Community and the music will range from bluegrass and classical to jazz and pop. There is truly something for everyone here. Free, open to the public. On the Lawn, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 877-666-7421 or visit www.cooperstownmusicfest.org – CANCELLED
The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival will open its 23rd season with a free outdoor community concert featuring the Caroga Arts Ensemble, led by cellist Kyle Price, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, on the lawn behind the Fenimore Art Museum.
The concert, entitled CSMF Musical Kaleidoscope and sponsored by NBT Bank, will feature a repertoire of bluegrass and classical to jazz and pop in a musical variety show.
“CSMF is thrilled to be partnering with the Caroga Arts Ensemble for our return to the stage,” said Festival Founder and Artistic Director Linda Chesis in a media release. “We wanted our first concert to be a gift to the community so that everyone can experience the joy of music after such a difficult year.”
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The Cooperstown Summer Music festival announced in a press release Tuesday, June 15, that the summer concert series would be returning in August and September for live chamber music, after being on hiatus for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A free outdoor concert will be given at the Fenimore Art Museum Lawn by the CSMF Musical Kaleidoscope on Tuesday, Aug. 10, which will be led by Kyle Price of the Caroga Arts Ensemble, going through different types of music, including jazz and bluegrass.
“CSMF is thrilled to be partnering with the Caroga Arts Ensemble for our return to the stage,” Linda Chesis, festival founder and artistic director, said in a press release. “We wanted our first concert to be a gift to the community so that everyone can experience the joy of live music after such a difficult year.”
Other performances will include a Sunday, Aug. 15, concert from Imani Winds at the Otesaga Resort Hotel; the Verona Quartet at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Farmer’s Museum, Brazilian jazz group Trio de Paz, Monday, Aug. 30, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel and the final event in the concert series will be violinist Danbi Um and guitarist Jiji at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel.
Limited capacity will be available and restrictions on masks and social distancing will be enforced.
Go to cooperstownmusicfest.org for more information and tickets.