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Boston Comes to Cooperstown & Festival on Performance Today

August 9, 2011
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival


The next several days are busy at the Festival…on August 9, Performance Today will broadcast "Billie Jean" as performed (and arranged) by the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo at last summer’s Cooperstown Summer Music Festival concert at The Farmers’ Museum. It will be nice to have an audience* of one million plus!

Alexander Velinzon
A. Velinzon
Keisuke Wakao
Keisuke Wakao

Then, on Wednesday, August 10, at 7:30 pm at The Farmers’ Museum, the Festival presents "Boston Comes to Cooperstown."

Boston-based artists performing are: Keisuke Wakao, assistant principal oboe of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and principal oboe of the Boston Pops; Alexander Velinzon, the BSO’s assistant concertmaster, and violist Marcus Thompson, Artistic Director of the Boston Chamber Music Society.

Marcus Thompson
Marcus Thompson
Inbal Segev
Inbal Segev

Joining them are NYC-based cellist Inbal Segev, performing for a fourth time at the Festival, and Festival Artistic Director Linda Chesis.

They will perform:

Mozart Duos from The Magic Flute

Bach Inventions

Britten Phantasy Quartet

Mozart Oboe Quartet

Roussel Trio, Op. 40

Dohnanyi Serenade Op. 10 in C major for string trio

Linda Chesis
Linda Chesis

It promises to be a great concert, and all Red Sox, Yankees, Mets, and music fans welcome! Find out more about the artists on the Festival web site.

And, on August 15 at 7:30 pm, the Festival presents the American String Quartet at the Otesaga Hotel. Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous. Below is a video of them performing Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major, which they will perform for you on the 15th, along with Haydn’s Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1 and The Flute Quartet,

from Op. 145 by Ries, with Linda Chesis.

The American String Quartet - Ravel String Quartet in F Major - 2nd Mvmt, Assez vif
The American String Quartet – Ravel String Quartet in F Major – 2nd Mvmt, Assez vif
Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet

Festival at-a-glance:

Tickets are available for all upcoming concerts.

You can purchase your tickets

  • online, on info or give us a call, 877/666-7421.

    Thank you for your time, and we look forward to seeing you at the Festival!

    *American Public Media’s Performance Today is broadcast on 260 public radio stations across the country, including WSKG, WCNY and WMHT. Each station individually decides what time to air the program. To find out where and when Performance Today is broadcast in your area, please visit .

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