Caramoor’s staff rounded up 22 songs to put you in the holiday spirit this season. Read on to see why these songs were chosen and listen to the playlist!
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As it has been for us all, 2020 was a year of transitions for Caramoor.
Everything about the way we produce live music has changed since March of this year. With the global pandemic looming large, Caramoor made a swift decision to not “go dark.” In adherence with local and state health and safety guidelines, it became imperative for us to transition to producing performances for an online audience.
Thank you for joining us at Blue Hill at Stone Barns to raise funds for Caramoor. Please enjoy some photos from this incredible evening here.
2020–2021 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence
“Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.” –Unknown
Caramoor is delighted to announce a full range of virtual and live fall programming. Dashon Burton, Jeremy Denk, Amy Helm, Anthony McGill, the Aaron Diehl Trio, Callisto Quartet, and TENET Vocal Artists will all perform without an audience in the Rosen House, continuing the series of livestreams from the Music Room that the New York Times calls “adventurous and excellent.” Also presented as a livestream, Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck give a special performance for this year’s Cabaret Benefit.
In addition, in-person visitors to the 90-acre Westchester estate will be able to explore the site-specific sound art installations of Sonic Innovations and attend two Beginner’s Ear concerts, in a continuation of the series pairing guided meditations with live music that was introduced last month. With its idyllic woodlands, gardens and indoor and outdoor spaces, Caramoor is ideally placed to participate responsibly in New York’s re-opening process and inspire audiences safely this fall.
Caramoor is delighted to announce the appointment of Nina Curley as Interim CEO. Curley, who joined the organization as VP and Chief Development Officer in 2012, replaces departing CEO Jeffrey Haydon, who takes up a new position as head of the Ravinia Festival in September.
Astrology: A New Hobby
By Erin Harding, Special Events Assistant
As we all spend more time at home embracing the current circumstances, many of us have reignited our love for hobbies. If you’re anything like me, you’re itching to try something new. What’s better than the timeless activity of stargazing? I’ve recently connected with Lawrence Faltz, life-long classical music lover and amateur astronomer from Westchester Amateur Astronomers, to learn about what stars we can see at this time of year. Music and the stars go hand in hand in unforeseen ways.