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Ariel Quartet/Dover Quartet
Ariel Quartet/Dover Quartet 07/05/15
Two award winning alumni quartets of our Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence program, the Ariel (¡¯08-¡¯09) and Dover (¡¯13-¡¯14) will make a unique, collaborative appearance ¨C fireworks for the ears! Performing two octects and two individual quartets, these exquisite powerhouses, both characterized by and celebrated for their soulful interpretations and youthful gumption, have prepared an explosive conclusion to this most festive weekend. Schubert ¤Z Quartettsatz (Ariel) Shostakovich ¤Z Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11 (Dover & Ariel) Schumann ¤Z String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1 (Dover) Intermission Mendelssohn ¤Z Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20 (Ariel & Dover)
 
Dancing at Dusk: Belloni & di Piazza
Dancing at Dusk: Belloni & di Piazza 07/08/15
with Alessandra Belloni and I Guillari di Piazza
 
Alexi Kenney & Renana Gutman
Alexi Kenney & Renana Gutman 07/09/15
Program

Westhoff Suite No. 2 in A Major for solo violin
Mozart Sonata in E-flat, K380
Lutoslawski Partita for violin and piano

Intermission

Shawn Jaeger commission
Enescu Sonata No. 3, op 25
 
"I'm With Her" Tour
"I'm With Her" Tour 07/10/15
"I'm with Her Tour"

All mainstays of the acoustic, folk and roots music world, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan crossed paths many times throughout their careers. So it comes as no surprise that, after an impromptu performance at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, all the pieces fell into place for these three acclaimed musicians to collaborate. Watkins, Jarosz and O’Donovan’s first performance will be at 2015’s Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland, an event at which they have each performed individually.
 
Caramoor Weekender 07/10/15 To 07/31/15
NEW: Make it a full-on getaway! Enjoy Prime Seating* for all performances in a given weekend, a complimentary Sunday tour of the historic Rosen House, a copy of the Caramoor Members’ Newsletter, and other select Membership perks relating to performances.
 
Donizetti: La Favorite
Donizetti: La Favorite 07/11/15
By Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz,
Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Will Crutchfield, conductor
Clementine Margaine, mezzo-soprano

Donizetti’s second Paris opera, La Favorite, is more frequently encountered in Italian translation (La Favorita). Here, singing in the original language, is the superb French mezzo–soprano, Clementine Margaine, making her New York debut at Caramoor as Leonor.
 
Music from Copland House / Out of Thin Air
Music from Copland House / Out of Thin Air 07/12/15
Music from Copland House with Thereminist Carolina Eyck

Copland / Martinu / Rozsa / Shostakovich
 
BCYA: The Amazing Scarlattis
BCYA: The Amazing Scarlattis 07/16/15
 
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea 07/17/15 To 10/09/15
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.
 
Calidore String Quartet
Calidore String Quartet 07/17/15
2014-2015 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence
Patrick Harlin, World Premiere Commission
 
2015 Jazz Festival / Day Only
2015 Jazz Festival / Day Only 07/18/15
Artists TBA
 
2015 Jazz Festival / Full Festival
2015 Jazz Festival / Full Festival 07/18/15
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis / More
 
OSL, Koh, McGegan
OSL, Koh, McGegan 07/19/15
Jennifer Koh, violin
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Program
Mozart No. 25 in G minor
Schubert No. 8 in B minor (Unfinished)

-Intermission-

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
 
Dancing at Dusk: Djinn & Kaeshi Chai
Dancing at Dusk: Djinn & Kaeshi Chai 07/22/15
with Djinn and Kaeshi Chai
 
Guitar in the Garden: Lukasz Kuropaczewski
Guitar in the Garden: Lukasz Kuropaczewski 07/23/15
Bach / Tansman / Penderecki / Anonymous / Meyer
 
Jon Batiste & Stay Human
Jon Batiste & Stay Human 07/24/15
 
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites 07/25/15
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Will Crutchfield, conductor
Dialogues des Carmélites might seem a less likely title for us – it is not, strictly speaking, a Bel Canto opera at all. But it is a 20th-century opera for Bel Canto voices, and we have assembled an all-star cast of returning Caramoor artists.

Jennifer Check, soprano
Sarah Coburn, soprano
Hei-Kyung Hong, soprano
Jennifer Larmore, mezzo soprano
Deborah Polaski, mezzo soprano
Noah Baetge, tenor
Daniel Mobbs, bass-baritone
 
Eroica Trio
Eroica Trio 07/26/15
Bach / Suk / Schoenfield / Brahms
 
Dancing at Dusk: Ethos / Kostas Psarros
Dancing at Dusk: Ethos / Kostas Psarros 07/29/15
The band Ethos with Kostas Psarros
 
Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose / The Ambassador
Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose / The Ambassador 07/30/15
 
Summer Evening at the Rosens
Summer Evening at the Rosens 07/31/15
Experience what it was like to be a guest of the Rosens at one of their celebrated soirées. Enjoy a social cocktail hour in the Sense Circle Garden before entering the magnificent Music Room for a brief presentation on the Rosen Family, followed by an elegant and delicious dinner on the stunning East Porch. As a guest of the Rosens, you are entitled to excellent seating for the concert that follows.
 
Helene Grimaud
Helene Grimaud 07/31/15
2015 Artist-in-Residence

Takemitsu / Berio / Janacek / Faure / Liszt / Ravel / Debussy / Albeniz
 
OSL, Grimaud, Heras-Casado
OSL, Grimaud, Heras-Casado 08/02/15
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Helene Grimaud, 2015 Artist-in-Residence, piano
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in d, Op. 15
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1 in g, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"
 
Flamenco in the Courtyard 09/09/15
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.
 
Family Concert: The Knights & Yo-Yo Ma 09/27/15
 
The Knights and Yo-Yo Ma 09/27/15
 
Wednesday Morning Concert
Wednesday Morning Concert 09/30/15
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
Billy Strings + Don Julin 10/17/15
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 10/24/15
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.
 
Evnin Rising Stars 2015
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 11/07/15
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 11/22/15
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.