Experience the characteristic dance and song of Spain, bursting with passion, color, and rhythm! Our Wednesday Morning Concert Series includes an exceptional 45-minute concert in the stunning Spanish Courtyard, followed by a docent-led tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House and its vast collection of fine and decorative art amassed by our founders, Walter and Lucie Rosen.
09/10/15 To 06/16/16
Spend time relaxing with friends and enjoying a formal tea service in the grand setting of the Summer Dining Room of the historic Rosen House, overlooking the romantic Spanish Courtyard. Tea service includes a variety of tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, delicious desserts and a variety of fragrant teas all served in the most exquisite vintage china. The Tea is preceded by a tour of the historic Rosen House.
Family Concert: The Knights & Yo-Yo Ma
The Knights and Yo-Yo Ma
In this colorful and wide-ranging program, The Knights team up with the inimitable cellist Yo-Yo Ma for music that bursts with individual creativity and reaction to fresh insights. Sollima / Federico II Mendelssohn / Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian” Golijov / Azul, for cello and orchestra
Wednesday Morning Concert
Our Wednesday Morning Concert Series includes a joyful 45-minute concert in the majestic Music Room of the Rosen House followed by a docent-led tour of the Mediterranean-style mansion and the vast collection of fine and decorative art amassed by our founders, Walter and Lucie Rosen, throughout the years. Artists and programs to be announced.
Billy Strings & Don Julin
Their live shows are mesmerizing, with Strings and Julin goading each other into more intense riffs and improvised breaks, pushing harder onto new levels of musicianship, but never straying from mastery of their instruments or their art. Julin, a colleague and friend of Caramoor favorite David Grisman, is known for his wide versatility, powerful picking technique, and remarkable creativity. Strings, a tattooed 22 year old guitarist, has the voice of an old soul, the air of a gentleman, and blazing super-human picking abilities. You will leave this evening newly energized and buzzing!
St. Lawrence Quartet
Known for their impassioned performances, operatic lyricism, and bold risk-taking, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has built a glittering reputation throughout its quarter-century of performing. Champions of new works by composers such as John Adams, Osvaldo Golijov, Ezequiel Vinao, and Jonathan Berger, as well as masterworks from the classical canon, the St. Lawrence brings informed perspectives to its imaginative music-making, offering delights for all ears.
Story Hour to Celebrate Halloween Wednesday, 3:30pm in the Rosen House Music Room Tickets: $5.00 Children; $10.00 Adults
Halloween Tales (but not too scary) / Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, storyteller
Evnin Rising Stars 2015
10/31/15 To 11/01/15
The Evnin Rising Stars program is a week of intense collaboration and musical discovery where distinguished artist/mentors pass on the great masterworks of the chamber music repertoire to a new generation of outstanding talent. In its 23nd year, Rising Stars features multiple accomplished mentors, including, Kim Kashkashian, viola, Peter Wiley, cello and Pamela Frank, violin – the program’s Artistic Director and Avery Fisher Prize winner. The Rising Stars week culminates in two chamber recitals by the young virtuosos alongside their educators.
Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Drawing heavily on the gospel tradition, his love for Vince Guaraldi, and his experience as a longtime sideman for jazz legends such as Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, and Dizzy Gillespie, Chestnut’s sensitive key strokes have earned him a faithful following. With skillful versatility, playful showmanship, and universal appeal, the Cyrus Chestnut Trio is sure to sweet talk your senses.
Edward Arron & Friends
The exquisite cellist Edward Arron makes his annual autumnal appearance at Caramoor with a talented cast of classical characters to enliven audiences with a unique listening experience. Program and artists to be announced.
Holiday Tea Musicale
12/03/15 To 12/17/15
The holidays are a wonderful time to visit Caramoor! The afternoon starts with a docent-led tour of the historic Rosen House, beautifully decorated for the season and reminiscent of holidays past. The tour is followed by a joyful 45-minute concert of holiday music in the majestic Music Room and a special Afternoon Tea. Take in your fill of finger sandwiches, scones, scrumptious holiday treats (including hot chocolate with marshmallows for the little ones!), and a variety of teas to end this festive afternoon in the decked out Summer Dining Room.
Mothers & Others Tea Musicale
Give Mom (or Grandma) a special treat for Mother’s Day. Take a tour of the extraordinary Rosen House, a Mediterranean-style villa, and be inspired by the fine and decorative arts the Rosens amassed throughout their lives for their beloved country home, Caramoor. After the tour, join us for a mini concert in the Music Room. Then, enjoy the Afternoon Tea with a delicious assortment of tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, mouthwatering desserts and a variety of aromatic teas, elegantly served in the charming Summer Dining Room.