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Celebrate Independence Day at Caramoor! The Westchester Symphonic Winds perform a selection of works that pay tribute to America’s independence. The evening includes a medley of Rodgers and Hammerstein songs performed by Caramoor Schwab Vocal Rising Star alums Madison Leonard and Shea Owens, and ends with a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, followed by a spectacular fireworks display!


Westchester Symphonic Winds
Curt Ebersole, conductor
Madison Leonard, soprano
Shea Owens, baritone

Covered picnicking for all Membership levels in the Members’ Reception Tent

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held as planned on Thursday, July 4 and fireworks will be held at 9:00pm Sunday, July 7.

Convene with the birds through the universal language of music. Built around Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s performance of Messiaen’s complete Catalogue d’Oiseaux over three concerts, the weekend will also include bird walks, a panel discussion, and family activities celebrating our feathered friends. Interspecies musician David Rothenberg invites you to appreciate the various aesthetics of bird songs by playing to and with them, and Sandbox Percussion performs songbirdsongs by John Luther Adams. The weekend offers a rare chance to meditate on birds and the beauty of nature’s musical gifts.

“[Pierre-Laurent Aimard] is a brilliant musician and an extraordinary visionary” — The Wall Street Journal

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
David Rothenberg, clarinet
Sandbox Percussion
Emi Ferguson and Catherine Gregory, piccolos


Saturday, July 13
David Rothenberg, clarinet (Free)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Messiaen Catalogue d’Oiseaux (Pt. 1)

Sunday, July 14
Bird Walks (Free, with reservation)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Messiaen Catalogue d’Oiseaux (Pt. 2)

Bird Walks (Free, with reservation)

Panel Discussion:
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, David Rothenberg, and J. Alan Clark, ornithologist

John Luther Adams songbirdsongs
Sandbox Percussion
Emi Ferguson and Catherine Gregory, piccolos

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Messiaen Catalogue d’Oiseaux (Pt. 3)

2:00pm–4:00pm Bring the kids for children’s interactive activities on Sunday provided by Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

Bird Walks provided by Bedford Audubon Society.

New! Summer Series

This performance is part of the New Music Series.
Save 15% on tickets to this performance when you add tickets to Timo Andres, piano and Caramoor Takes Wing!.

Take a journey of music and movement to Argentina! Explore the century-old history of tango, led by Grammy-winning Argentine bandoneon virtuoso Héctor Del Curto with a performance by his trio, special guest, 11-year-old clarinet whiz Santiago Del Curto, and Argentine tango dancers.


Héctor Del Curto Tango Trio
Santiago Del Curto, clarinet


5:00 – 5:30pm

5:30 – 6:30pm

Meet & Greet with Artists

Complimentary tickets for Members at the Family level and above

This recital marks the debut of Veils for Desire, created by members of the American Modern Opera Company, an exciting new collective of some of today’s most gifted, curious, and innovative artists and recently named one of “19 for 19 Artists to Watch” by WQXR. Built around Britten’s dramatic canticle Abraham and Isaac, the program features works that “veil” or transform an unspeakable desire into a new, mysterious form. Also included are songs composed specifically for each of these extraordinary singers, including a world premiere by Harold Meltzer and music by AMOC Co-Artistic Director and 2018 MacArthur Fellow Matthew Aucoin.

“[American Modern Opera Company is] … astonishing … a powerful counterforce” — The Los Angeles Times

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Paul Appleby, tenor
Matthew Aucoin, piano



Program to include:
Britten Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac
Matthew Aucoin This Earth
Monteverdi “Possente spirto” from L’Orfeo
Matthew Aucoin Selections from Merrill Songs
Harold Meltzer The Heaven of Animals (World Premiere, commissioned by AMOC)


New! Summer Series

This performance is part of the Vocal Series.
Save 15% on tickets to this performance when you add tickets to two or more of: Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain, Roomful of Teeth, New York Baroque Incorporated, or Dover Quartet.

Celebrating its 5th year in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center, Caramoor’s Jazz Festival is a highly anticipated highlight of the summer with jazz performed by phenomenal talent amid lush gardens and distinctive venues on our 90 acres of grounds. Treat yourself and stay for a whole day of music leading up to the evening headliner — ten-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri, one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years and recognized as a true American musical icon.


Evening Artists 8:00pm
Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra

Daytime Artists beginning at noon
Etienne Charles & Creole Soul
Lakecia Benjamin Quartet Plays Coltrane
Michela Marino Lerman’s Love Movement
Sammy Miller and The Congregation
The Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet
Andrea Motis Quintet
and many more to be announced!

Members’ Jazz Lounge in the Pavilion available for all Membership levels

New! Summer Series
This performance is part of the Festival Series.
Save 15% on tickets to this performance when you add tickets to American Roots Music Festival.

We invite you to this year’s Chamber Feast, featuring a host of alumni from Caramoor’s mentoring programs. For our 3rd iteration of the “Feast” we welcome back pianist Andrew Tyson and violist Dimitri Murrath, both Evnin Rising Star alumni, and our 2015-16 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence the Aizuri Quartet (whose violist and cellist were also Evnin Rising Stars). Join us for an afternoon of Brahms, Mozart, and Caroline Shaw’s Blueprint, featured on the Aizuri’s 2018 Grammy-nominated album, Blueprinting.

“[the Aizuri Quartet] … is in full possession of that most elusive of string quartet qualities: the balance between charisma of the individual and cohesion of the collective.” — Philadelphia Inquirer

Aizuri Quartet
Ariana Kim and Miho Saegusa, violins
Ayane Kozasa, viola
Karen Ouzounian, cello
Andrew Tyson, piano
Dimitri Murrath, viola


Caroline Shaw Blueprint
Mozart String Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614
— Intermission —
Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above

New! Summer Series

This performance is part of the Caroline Shaw Series.
Save 15% on tickets to this performance when you add tickets to two or more of: Timo Andres, piano, Roomful of Teeth, Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jonathan Biss, Dover Quartet, or A Far Cry.

Self-conducted, thoughtful, and innovative, the 18 members that make up the orchestra A Far Cry invite you to join in on the exploration with a program stretching around the globe and across generations. Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance in 2015 and 2018, the group has earned “a reputation for top-drawer playing [and] engrossing programming” (Boston Musical Intelligencer).

“The orchestra brims with personality or, better, personalities, many and varied.” — The New York Times

A Far Cry


Muffat Concerto Grosso No. 12 in G Major, “Propitia Sydera”
Caroline Shaw Entr’acte
Gabriela Lena Frank Excerpts from Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
— Intermission —
Tchaikovsky Serenade in C Major, Op. 48

7:00pm Pre-concert conversation with members of A Far Cry.

New! Summer Series

This performance is part of the Caroline Shaw Series and the Orchestra Series.
Save 15% on tickets to this performance when you add tickets to two or more performances within one of those series.

Two of the torch bearers of hot jazz — Vince Giordano and Bria Skonberg — bring their bands to Caramoor with the classic swingin’ jazz of the 1920s and ’30s that will leave you with no choice but to get up and dance! Join us for a dance lesson between the afternoon and evening sets, and bring the kids early for a special family set at 2:30pm by Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five, presented in collaboration with New York Hot Jazz Camp.

Produced in Collaboration with The New York Hot Jazz Festival.

“No one else can compete with Mr Giordano in terms of the sheer variety of the music. He can jump from … a red-hot New Orleans-style stomp … to Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes.”

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five
Kat Edmonson, vocalist
DeWitt Fleming, Jr., tap dancer
Michael Cumella, gramophone DJ


2:30pm – 3:00pm
Family-centric talk / demonstration

3:10pm – 4:00pm
Family Set: Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five

4:50pm – 5:40pm
Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five

5:55pm – 6:20pm
Dance Lesson

6:20pm – 7:10pm
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

7:20pm – 7:40pm
Dance Lesson

7:40pm – 8:30pm
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

Please note timings are approximate



Celebrate the arrival of the 2019 Summer Season at this year’s Groundbreaking Gala! On Caramoor’s biggest and grandest night of the year, we begin to enjoy the sounds of summer and break ground on the visitor improvement projects that will happen at the end of the season. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and dinner. Then, enjoy premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater and stay for the After Dark post-performance party with dessert and dancing under the stars.

Tickets for the Gala start at $750, inclusive of the concert. Individual and Table options are available. A portion of the tickets is tax-deductible, as provided by law. Contact our Special Events Office at events@caramoor.org or 914.232.1492 to reserve your spot.

BBC Music Magazine named Miloš as one of the “champions of the classical guitar who have shaped its sound in the last century.” Although he has appeared at almost all major concert halls and festivals around the globe, this will be Miloš’ debut at Caramoor — in the exquisite beauty of the Sunken Garden no less. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Villa-Lobos, Granados, Duplessy, Lennon & McCartney, and others.

“One of the most exciting and communicative classical guitarists today” — The New York Times

MILOŠ, guitar


Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Villa-Lobos, Granados, Duplessy, Lennon & McCartney, and others

Join us following the performance for an all-audience Afterglow.