Opera over the border
|Across the border with a free cup of New York coffee.|
"Only in the car," we reply. "We're more listeners really."
We are in Cooperstown in upstate New York for the annual Glimmerglass Opera Festival. It's a five hour drive from Montreal but a bit longer when you answer lots of questions about opera at the border.
|Hibiscus in Saratoga Springs|
|The Adelphi Hotel in Saratoga Springs|
|The festival has been going since the 70s|
|Cowgirl hat at the Alice Busch Theatre|
|Carmen doll anyone?|
As well as the usual t-shirts and water bottles with the festival logo - an opera produces a better class of souvenir. We spotted these Carmen dolls which sing too and tomorrow night's show is the real thing. Can't wait.
We stayed at
My post on opera on the Montreal Metro