Scenes from Cooperstown – a jazz opera by Sasha Matson

by Sasha Matson at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022

With American in Tent at We Are Vocal

Introducing Cooperstown, a masterful operatic expression of jazz in the Miles Davis/Blue Note tradition embedded in a dark story about America’s favourite pastime. It’s all-American in all the right and wrong ways. Enhanced listening with an evocative and engaging story.

Available on demand (24 hours a day from August 5th to 29th)


Opera and baseball? Opera and jazz? Introducing Cooperstown, an opera about one heart too big and one heart too small that plays out like a present-day Othello, of passion and obsession, and the regret over choices not taken.

Video snippet of Cooperstown

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Venue 362 – Fringe Online

Musicals and Opera – Event with Jazz

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Sasha Maston

Sasha Matson was born in Seattle, and grew up in Berkeley, California. As an undergraduate he attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where his primary composition teachers were Elinor Armer and John Adams – later studying privately with Andrew Imbrie. Sasha completed graduate studies at UCLA, where he received the PhD in music theory and Read More
Sasha Maston