Glimmerglass tickets on sale

COOPERSTOWN — Tickets are on sale to mainstage productions and special events at The Glimmerglass Festival, which presents new productions of opera and musical theater every summer in the Alice Busch Opera Theater, 7300 State Highway 80.

Subscriptions packages also are on sale at or (607) 547-2255

The mainstage productions include Verdi’s Aida, Willson’s The Music Man, Lully’s Armide and Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s Lost in the Stars to run in rotation July 7-Aug. 25.

Tickets start at $26 and youth(agaes 6-18) tickets start at $10 when with an adult.

The mainstage productions will be supplemented by special performances, concerts and lectures throughout the season.

Eric Owens will pay tribute to American singer and bandleader Billy Eckstine on July 27.

Deborah Voigt presents a recital of works by Strauss, Verdi and more Aug. 5.

Dolora Zajick and members of the Young Artists Program perform selections from Maid of Orleans, Il Trovatore, Macbeth and more Aug. 10. Tickets range from $25 to $75 ($10 youths).

ShowTalk, the Festival’s lecture series with visiting scholars and artists, features an extended schedule, with presentations ranging from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaking on trials in opera to Aida conductor Nader Abbassi speaking on Arab music. Tickets are $25 ($10 youths).

Glimmerglass Young Artists, singers involved in the company’s apprentice program, will present Aida, Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $10 for youths.

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