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Glimmerglass Opera

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The Glimmerglass Festival is a one-of-a-kind summer destination for opera lovers and first-timers alike. The scenic campus lies on the shore of sparkling Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, New York. Each season, the company presents new productions of opera and musical theater, accompanied by a myriad concerts, lectures, master classes and more.

The Glimmerglass Festival, the summer opera and musical theater festival in Cooperstown, New York, has announced plans for a re-imagined live season of 90-minute performances, July 15 through August 17, 2021. Read more.

Karli Cadel

On the surface of things, the plot of the new opera Blue is the simplest human story of all.

Two people fall in love and have a baby. 

But Blue, the new work by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson, is complicated by three facts: the couple is black, the dad is a cop, and their baby is a boy.