UPDATE as of 5/14/2020: The Glimmerglass season has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We look forward to our 2021 trip to this special event.

Glimmerglass Festival

7300 State Highway 80

Cooperstown, NY 13326


Trip Timeline

*Menu selections for lunch and dinner are on the reservation form.


Meet in the parking lot of the Academy of Medicine.
(1441 East Avenue)


Refreshments and Danish prior to boarding the bus.

Bus departs at 7:45am


Relax in a deluxe air-conditioned bus. There will be a rest stop en route to Glimmerglass.



Arrive at
Glimmerglass Festival.

(7300 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY)


Enjoy a catered picnic lunch* in the Thaw Pavilion.

Opera Preview


Private opera preview in the Thaw Pavilion.



Prime Orchestra Seats for Don Giovanni.

Departure &

Bus departs at
approx. 4:30


Dinner* is approx. 6:00pm at the Brewster Inn in Cazenovia.

Arrive back in Rochester at the Academy of Medicine at approx. 10:00pm.

Glimmerglass Festival logo

Typical Trip Details

(Subject to updates for our 2021 trip)

Opera Guild of Rochester generally makes special arrangements for the matinee performance. 

Price (all inclusive with $20 tax deductible contribution included):

$230 for Guild contributors

$250 for non-contributors

  • Refreshments and Danish before boarding bus

  • Round trip in deluxe air-conditioned bus

  • Catered Picnic Lunch in the Thaw Pavilion

  • Prime Orchestra Seats

  • Private Opera Preview in the Thaw Pavilion

  • Dinner at the Brewster Inn in Cazenovia

Board Bus 7:30am  -  Bus Departs 7:45am

Meet at the parking lot of the Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Avenue
*** If requested, we will make a pick-up at Eastview Mall ***
There will be a rest stop en route to Glimmerglass and on the return to Rochester.

To reserve, download, print and complete the form (link below) and make out a check for the full amount to Opera Guild of Rochester.

      Mail to:    Helga Strasser

                      31 Hickory Lane

                      Rochester, NY 14625.

Cancellation refund policy: 100% if cancelled 45 days prior to event; 50% if cancelled 3 weeks before event; none afterwards.

Questions: Call Helga Strasser (585) 586-2274, or e-mail

Limited to 55 participants.

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