Opera at Caramoor

Opera at Caramoor in 2018

Caramoor has always been a magical place to experience phenomenal opera and 2018’s Summer Season ushers in a new chapter in Caramoor’s rich operatic history. Vice President, Artistic Programming & Executive Producer Kathy Schuman previews four exciting vocal performances this summer.

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Mandy Gonzalez

Stay Fearless: Q&A with Mandy Gonzalez

We asked Mandy Gonzalez a few questions about her career and passion for performing in anticipation of her Caramoor debut on May 5, 2018. She mentions her Bubbie right from the start and shares insights on who she hopes to inspire, the community she hopes to grow, and the songs and roles she hopes to play next.

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Colonel John Bigelow Dodge and “The Great Escape”

From the Archives
by Roanne Wilcox, Pulications Editor

A prisoner of war and unrelenting escape artist, the story of the Artful Dodger — Lucie Rosen’s younger brother John Bigelow Dodge — is a bittersweet tale of perseverance and family support.

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Ruckus

Creating a Ruckus with Period Instruments

by Clay Zeller-Townson, founder and bassoonist of Ruckus

Before performing alongside countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo this spring, the leader of ensemble Ruckus talks about playing Baroque music on the instruments for which it was written.

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Vocal Rising Stars

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Days Seven and Eight

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Days seven and eight offer reflection on the final product of two successful shows after a week of rehearsal.

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Vocal Rising Stars Day Six

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Day Six

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day six marks the final rehearsal day before showtime and a note salad was served.

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Vocal Rising Stars Day Five

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Day Five

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day five saw a return to Caramoor and a full work-through of the show.

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Vocal Rising Stars Day Four

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Day Four

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day four continued away from the storm in New York City with a new guest coach and more Gilbert and Sullivan.

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Schwab Vocal Rising Stars

2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars Week | Day Three

Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2018 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day three brought weather woes, a change of scenery, and a new guest coach.

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