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Coleman Itzkoff 6 Lessons

6 Lessons in Chamber Music (and life) I learned at Caramoor

by Coleman Itzkoff, 2017 Evnin Rising Star cellist

Looking back at a week of intensive study and rehearsal alongside six fellow Rising Stars and three distinguished mentors, cellist Coleman Itzkoff shares the greatest lessons he learned ranging from laughter and relaxation to appreciating the little things.

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Verona Quartet©Kaupo Kikkas

Meet the Verona Quartet.

Originally published in Caramoor’s Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Program Book

Our 2017-18 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence share what they value as a quartet from educating the next generation to championing new works by contemporary composers. Verona Quartet is made up of Jonathan Ong, and Dorothy Ro, violins, Abigail Rojansky, viola, and Jonathan Dormand, cello.

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A Violinist’s Return to a Magical Week

In preparation for her upcoming return, Evnin Rising Stars violinist Eunice Kim discusses her first meeting with Artistic Director of Evnin Rising Stars Pamela Frank, the physical and mental tolls of an intensive week of rehearsals, and the annual after-hours costume party.

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Takacs Quartet

Opening the 2017-18 Fall-Spring Season

Kathy SchumanKathy Schuman, Vice President, Artistic Programming & Executive Producer looks forward to welcoming the Takács Quartet for the opening of the 2017-18 Fall-Spring Season in the Music Room.

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A Rich History of Beautiful Singing at Caramoor

By Vivien Schweitzer
Originally appeared in the 2017 Summer Season Program Book

Since the founding two decades ago of a summer program dedicated to early 19th century Italian opera, the beautiful Caramoor estate has become a sort of Bel Canto Bayreuth. Many local opera fans have made an annual summer pilgrimage to hear rising stars and established artists perform repertory staples and rarities by Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, and Verdi.

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2017 Opening Night Gala

On Saturday, June 16, Caramoor’s 2017 Summer Season opened with our Opening Night Gala and Concert Celebrating 20 years of Bel Canto at Caramoor with A Night of Italian Opera.

This year’s Gala festivities included a pre-performance cocktail reception and an elegant Italian dinner al fresco, premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater for the concert: Celebrating 20 Years of Bel Canto at Caramoor with A Night of Italian Opera, and the After Dark post-performance party with desserts and dancing.

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