Artistic Director Steven Blier recaps each day of intensive rehearsal and coaching with the 2019 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars — four vocalists and one pianist at the beginning of their professional careers. Day one starts the week off with quartets and grappling with the differences and similarities of emotions through the years.
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Honoring a life of music.
Caramoor joins the chorus of those celebrating the life of Sir André Previn who passed away this morning. He served as Artistic Advisor at Caramoor from 1991–1996. We are grateful for the artistic impact Sir André Previn had at Caramoor over those six years.
Updating the Rosen House and the Music Room
Excerpts from the Fall 2018 Members’ Newsletter by Jennifer Pace, Director of Individual Gifts
Playlist | From our stage to your ears!
This holiday season, we’re celebrating artists we’ve been fortunate to have here at Caramoor! Enjoy a selection of holiday tunes featuring artists covering the whole Caramoor spectrum from traditional choral arrangements, to jazz improvisations, to American Roots pickin’, and plenty in between.
The Passing of a Caramoorite …
In the spring of 1968, a young college graduate started working at the Box Office to help with Caramoor’s Summer Music Festival. That young man, Hilton Bailey, was to stay at Caramoor for 35 years — what may be the longest employment in Caramoor history — and his devotion matched his long tenure.
Caramoor staff share their gratitude.
As the year draws closer to an end, we find ourselves preparing for this Thursday’s hearty meal and reflecting back on 2018 and the nature, moments, and people that filled our hearts with thanks. The Caramoor staff took a moment to share what they have been thankful for this year in and around Caramoor.
We’d love to hear from you as well! Please feel free to share your reflections below.
Most people know Caramoor for its spectacular theaters but not many people take some time before the concert to explore the landscape that surrounds them. We get it, sometimes it can seem overwhelming with the amount of acreage that Caramoor sits on. So to help you out, we have asked the Caramoor staff a simple question: “Where is your favorite Caramoor spot?” For a lot of us, when we need to take a break from the computer or if we feel that we need to take a breath of air after a long meeting, we tend to go to a favorite spot for a bit of quiet and serenity.
Take a peek at this list for some ideas the next time you visit Caramoor!