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Join us this fall to celebrate and support Caramoor’s vital artistic programs by enjoying a series of intimate benefit concerts as part of our inaugural Concert Series. Get up close with extraordinary artists from the jazz, chamber music, and American Roots traditions. Keep the music you love alive while experiencing it in enchanting spaces.


Antoine Drye, trumpet
Mark Whitfield, guitar
Eric Wheeler, bass
Orrin Evans, piano

Tickets are $500 and all but $30 of each ticket is tax-deductible, as provided by law. For more information and to purchase your tickets, please contact our Special Events office: events@caramoor.org 914.232.1492

Spend a lovely afternoon enjoying Caramoor’s scrumptious Afternoon Tea served in the beautiful setting of the open air Summer Dining Room overlooking the stunning Spanish Courtyard and its bubbly fountain and gardens. Enjoy delightful tea sandwiches, delicious desserts and a variety of fragrant teas. The Tea service is preceded by a tour of the Rosen House. As you explore the estate, the docents invite you to get to know the Rosen family, their much-loved country home, and its art collection. Leave yourself time after the Tea & Tour to stroll through Caramoor’s dazzling gardens and bucolic grounds.

There is a special “I Spy in the Music Room” activity and kid-friendly sandwiches for children. “I Spy in the Music Room” is an alternative to the full Rosen House tour designed for children 5 years old and up.

Dietary Needs If you or a member of your group have any special dietary needs please contact the Box Office as soon as possible at boxoffice@caramoor.org.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

Beginning at 1:30pm, enjoy a tour of the Rosen House, Afternoon Tea, and a self-guided tour of the gardens.
Sales close the Monday before each tea.

PLEASE NOTE: As we implement improvements that are part of Inspire: A Campaign for Caramoor’s Future, please pardon our appearance. Our grounds are currently undergoing large-scale construction and a portion of the path from the parking lot to The Rosen House is flattened gravel. We will have staff members on hand to help you or members of your party who may need assistance.


Tea Sandwiches
Curried Chicken Salad and Arugula on Mini Brioche Buns
Ricotta, Roasted Tomato, and Avocado Crostini
Cured Salmon, Chive Cream Cheese and Capers on Rye Bread
Cucumber and Mint Cream Cheese on White Bread
Roast Beef, Onion Jam and Cheddar Cheese on Whole Grain Bread

Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Mini Scones with Creme Fraiche and Jam
Lemon Bar
Shortbread Cookie

Earl Grey Moonlight Sonata Black Tea
Ceylon Black Tea
Green Rooibos Tea

Menu subject to change

2019–20 Fall–Spring Dates


Thursday September 5

Thursday September 12

Thursday September 19


Thursday May 7

Thursday May 14

Thursday May 21

Thursday May 28

Thursday June 4

Thursday June 11

Come with your little ones to a riveting performance with storyteller LuAnn Adams to begin your Halloween weekend. This multicultural performance includes spooky but not-too-scary folktales from around the world featuring ghosts, witches, goblins, and pumpkins. This show offers plenty of audience participation with LuAnn bringing the folktales to life through the use of puppets and sound. The performance is followed by a special brew (hot cider) and other ghostly treats (cookies) served in the Summer Dining Room. Come in costume! Prizes given to all! Ages 3-8.

Inspired by the Spanish Courtyard of the Rosen House, we bring you songs to honor and celebrate 100 years of renowned composer Enrique Granados, performed with invigorating vocals and guitar. This concert is followed by a tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House and its collection of fine and decorative art amassed by our founders, Walter and Lucie Rosen.


Amaya Arberas, soprano
David Galvez, guitar


Tonnadillas al Estilo Antiguo  1910, Texto F. Periquet

La Maja de Goya
El majo discreto
El tralala y el punteado
El majo tímido
La maja dolorosa II
El mirar de la maja
Amor y odio

Danza Española, nº5: Andaluza
Recuerdos de la Alhambra / 1852-1909, Francisco Tàrrega

Canciones Amatorias

No lloréis ojuelos / 1915, Texto Lope de Vega, adaptación F. Periquet
Mañanica era /1915, Anónimo, adaptación F. Periquet
Gracia mía / 1915, Anónimo, adaptación F. Periquet

After first coming to Caramoor as an Evnin Rising Star in 1999, cellist Alisa Weilerstein has since become a longtime member of the Caramoor family from being married in the Sunken Garden to serving as our inaugural Artist-in-Residence in 2014. Now, in a new chapter of her career, Alisa Weilerstein brings her first ever public performance of the Complete Bach Cello Suites for unaccompanied cello to the home of Caramoor, the Music Room of the Rosen House.

“It is especially significant to me to play these suites for you in a place that I am proud to call not only my musical home, but also one of my favorite places on earth.”
– Alisa Weilerstein

Bach Cello Suites
Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010
Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
– Intermission –
Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012

The Evnin Rising Stars program is an incubator for leaders in classical music performance. Distinguished artist/mentors pass on the great masterworks of the chamber music repertoire to a new generation of outstanding talent. The culmination of this week of intense collaboration and musical discovery is an opportunity for the public to witness musicians on their way to becoming legends themselves. Esteemed alumni of this program include Edward Arron, Jonathan Biss, Frank Huang and Alisa Weilerstein.

Evnin Rising Stars

Eunice Kim, violin
Paul Huang, violin
In Mo Yang, violin
Sung Jin Lee, viola
Haeji Kim, viola
Sarah Rommel, cello
Oliver Herbert, cello

Distinguished Artists

Pamela Frank, violin
Nobuko Imai, viola
Ralph Kirshbaum, cello


Haydn  String Quartet No. 59 in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3, Hob.III:74, “The Rider”
Dvorák  String Quintet No. 3, Op. 97
Korngold String Sextet in D major, Op. 10

David Amram – multi-instrumental legend of folk, jazz, and world music who befriended and collaborated with iconic beat poet Jack Kerouac – joins forces with upstart folk band (and winner of Best Americana Music Album from the Independent Music Awards) Silver City Bound for Roots Music in the Music Room. Amram, the “Renaissance Man of American Music,” makes his Caramoor debut. Silver City Bound, with their catchy, high-energy, Americana blend of folk, classic country, zydeco/cajun, and jazz, returns following a crowd pleasing performance at Caramoor’s 2016 American Roots Music Festival.

David Amram’s “one of the most talented musicians in the universe!” – Pete Seeger


David Amram – Pull My Daisy

Silver City Bound – Take My Picture

Embraced by crisp, fresh air and the bright colors of Caramoor’s changing foliage, it is a perfect moment to take a breath and enjoy piano and cello music in the Rosen House. This 45-minute concert is accompanied by a tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House and its collection of fine and decorative art.


Sarah Rommel, cello
Luba Poliak, piano


Boccherini  Sonata in G Major, G. 5
Fauré  Après un Rêve
Bloch  Prayer No. 1 from Jewish Life
Mendelssohn  Lied ohne Worte
Barber  Cello Sonata, Op. 6


Jolly Saint Nick comes to Caramoor to fill the Rosen House with holiday cheer. The little ones will be in for an adventure with I Spy a Santa or Two in the Music Room, followed by a thirty-minute concert of sing-alongs when Santa Claus will appear to delight the whole family. Santa’s favorite snack–milk and cookies–will be served in the cloisters. Bring your cameras and begin the festive season with joy!

This evening brings together a vivacious, witty and fun program along with a group of musicians to match. After meeting twenty years ago at Caramoor, the exquisite cellist Edward Arron reunites with violin virtuoso Jennifer Frautschi and the technically brilliant pianist Andrew Armstrong. Tchaikovsky ensures thrilling piano playing while Stravinsky promises movements that are tuneful and amusing.


Andrew Armstrong, piano
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Edward Arron, cello


Stravinsky  Suite Italienne for Violin and Piano
Glière Eight Pieces for Violin and Cello, Op. 39
Schnittke Musica Nostalgica for Cello and Piano (1992)
Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50