Caramoor Commissions Three New Works as Part of ARTSEE Festival

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From March through July 2015, Westchester comes alive with vibrant cultural events in celebration of ArtsWestchester’s 50th anniversary. ARTSEE is a five month showcase of the creative spirit in Westchester County, New York, packed with dance, film, theatre, art exhibitions, concerts, open studios, poetry readings and more. Discover newly created work, Westchester premiers, and outstanding area artists. Be sure to mark your calendars and join the fun with over 70 events presented by more than 40 arts organizations in ARTSEE, ArtsWestchester’s Festival of New Work.

Enjoy ARTSEE Festival events at the following venues:

ArtsWestchester, Axial Theatre, Blue Door Art Center, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Clay Art Center, Concordia Conservatory, Copland House, Emelin Theatre, Ernest Simons Loft Studios, Hamm & Clov Stage Company, Hudson Stage Company, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Iona College Council on the Arts, Irvington Town Hall Theater, JCC of Mid-Westchester, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah Poetry Series, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Licata-Syrig Designs, Mamaroneck Artists Guild, Media Loft Micro Gallery, Music Conservatory of Westchester, New Rochelle Council on the Arts, New Westchester Symphony Orchestra, Office of Cultural Affairs at Westchester Community College, OSilas Gallery at Concordia College, Peekskill Arts Alliance, Pelham Art Center, Purchase College, Rivertown Artists Workshop, Taconic Opera, The Mamaroneck Artists Guild, Westchester Collaborative Theater, Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, Westchester Community College Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension.

For a full calendar listing of ARTSEE Festival events, click here.

To request a 2015 ARTSEE Festival brochure, contact jwing@artswestchester.org with your mailing address.

Major festival support from Entergy and First Niagara. Made possible with funds from New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support from: Con Edison, The Journal News, News 12, Pamal Broadcasting’s 100.7 WHUD and 107.1 the peak, WAG magazine, Westchester County Business Journal, Westchester County Government and Westchester Magazine.


Caramoor’s 2015 commissioned works include:

70th Anniversary Opening Night Performance
Saturday June 20  8:30pm
This concert features a newly commissioned work by Christopher Theofanidis performed by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s

The Kernis Project
Sunday June 28  4:30pm
The Jasper String Quartet performs Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis’s newest quartet piece.

Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence Program Commission
Friday July 17  8:00pm
Caramoor commissioned, and now debuts, a new work by Patrick Harlin, who explores soundscape ecology and unusual compositional forms.


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