Escape to the enchanting city of Florence right here in Cooperstown! On June 17, 2023, at 3 pm, immerse yourself in the mesmerizing melodies of the Fenimore Chamber Orchestra at the historic Christ Church, Episcopal. Prepare to be transported to the sunny landscapes of Italy as we present an extraordinary repertoire that captures the essence of a Mediterranean summer.
Indulge in the passionate rhythms and rich harmonies of Serenade for Strings by Swedish composer Dag Wirén. Let the delicate notes whisk you away to the sun-kissed piazzas of Florence, where the warm breeze carries the timeless melodies of this evocative composition.
Feel the allure of Ancient Air and Dances No. 3 by the brilliant Italian composer Ottorino Respighi. Inspired by the vibrant history of Florence, this captivating piece will transport you to the bustling streets and ancient palazzos, where the echoes of past centuries intertwine with the present.
And as the crowning jewel of our summer soirée, prepare to be swept off your feet by Souvenir de Florence by the legendary Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Let the grandeur of this truly symphonic masterpiece envelop you, as the Fenimore Chamber Orchestra paints a musical portrait of Florence’s timeless beauty and romantic allure.
Under the masterful baton of our Artistic Director Maciej Żółtowski, experience the passion, precision, and artistry that only the Fenimore Chamber Orchestra can deliver. Every note played will ignite your senses and transport you to the heart of Italy, where summer melodies dance in the air.
Seize this unique opportunity to celebrate the magic of a Florentine summer. Join us on June 17, 2023, at 3 pm at Christ Church, Episcopal in Cooperstown, and let the Fenimore Chamber Orchestra serenade you with the soul-stirring sounds of Italy. Don’t miss this musical journey that will leave you yearning for the cobblestone streets and timeless beauty of Florence.
Tickets are selling fast, so secure your seats now to experience this unforgettable summer concert. Book today at www.fenimoreco.org or click on the button below. Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Florence and revel in the joy of a summer serenade.
About Fenimore Art Museum
Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit FenimoreArt.org.