Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts presents Edward Arron & Friends


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Katonah, NY – (November 5, 2014) – On Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm, cellist Edward Arron will be joined by three fellow Evnin Rising Star alumni for an evening of chamber music in the Music Room of the Rosen House. For this concert, Arron, known for his creative programming, has selected works by Schubert, Dvořák, and Mendelssohn as well as contemporary composer Giya Kancheli. Pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Arnaud Sussmann, and violist Max Mandel will begin the evening with Schubert’s Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F for Piano Quartet, D. 487, followed by Dvořák’s Piano Quartet in D, Op. 23 and the modern Rag-Gidon-Time for String Trio (1999) by Kancheli. The program will close with Mendelssohn’s Piano-Quartet in c, Op. 1.

Concert tickets for Edward Arron & Friends are $15, $35, $45, and $55. Tickets are currently on sale and may be purchased at the Caramoor Box Office, 914.232.1252 or ordered online at

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Edward Arron & Friends
With Jeewon Park (piano), Arnaud Sussmann (violin), Max Mandel (viola), and Edward Arron (cello)
Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm
Schubert           Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F for Piano Quartet, D. 487
Dvořák              Piano Quartet in D, Op. 23
Kancheli           Rag-Gidon-Time for String Trio
Mendelssohn  Piano Quartet in c, Op. 1

About Edward Arron

Cellist Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. Arron began playing the cello at age seven in Cincinnati and continued his studies in New York with Peter Wiley. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Harvey Shapiro. Mr. Arron made his New York recital debut in 2000 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since that time, he has appeared in recital, as a soloist with major orchestras, and as a chamber musician throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Arron has performed numerous times at Carnegie’s Weill and Zankel Halls, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully and Avery Fisher Halls, New York’s Town Hall, and the 92nd Street Y, and is a frequent performer at Bargemusic. Festival appearances include Ravinia, Salzburg, Mostly Mozart, Tanglewood, Spoleto USA, and Bard Music Festival. He has participated in Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project as well as Isaac Stern’s Jerusalem Chamber Music Encounters. Mr. Arron has served on the faculty of New York University since 2009.


Caramoor is a performing arts center located on a unique 90-acre setting of Mediterranean Revival architecture and gardens in Westchester County, NY. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality.  Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music. Audiences are invited to come early to explore the beautiful grounds, tour the historic Rosen House, and discover beautiful music in the relaxed settings of the Venetian Theater, Spanish Courtyard, Music Room of the Rosen House, and the magnificent gardens. Caramoor’s gardens, also used for concerts, are also well worth the visit and include nine unique perennial gardens.  Among them are a Sense Circle for the visually handicapped, the Sunken Garden, a Butterfly Garden, the Tapestry Hedge, and the Iris and Peony Garden.

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By car from the West Side of Manhattan and New Jersey, take the Saw Mill River Parkway north to Katonah. Exit at Route 35/Cross River. Turn right and, at the first traffic light, make a right turn onto Route 22 south. Travel 1.9 miles to the junction of Girdle Ridge Road. Follow the signs to Caramoor. (For detailed directions call 914.232.5035 and press 2, or online at Parking at Caramoor is free.

By train, take the Harlem Division of the Metro-North Railroad to Katonah, New York. Taxi service from the station to Caramoor (5 minutes away) is available.

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Performances are made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government.
Performances are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is located at 149 Girdle Ridge RD, Katonah, NY


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