The popular music of decades past carries a timeless romance rarely found amongst the autotune-heavy pop hits of today. Whether on the screen, on the stage, or in the dark corners of a crowded lounge, the longing, joy, and passion of a Gershwin showstopper or Sondheim ballad still catches us, rapt, and begs us to listen. Read more
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What does the Music Room feel like before the lights come up? What’s it like to spend a night at Caramoor? How do artists fill their time between rehearsals? Read more
Folksinger. The term conjures up the likes of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez. The charismatic banjo or guitar slinger who keeps it simple, powerfully getting right to the heart of the song.
How can passion for classical music be cultivated in the classroom?
On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 the Calidore String Quartet, a promising young quartet focused on technical precision and emotional vibrancy, visited students at The Masters School (Dobbs Ferry, NY). Read more
Katonah, NY – (October 27, 2014) On Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m. The Brentano Quartet will present works by Charpentier, Debussy, and Brahms in the Music Room of the historic Rosen House. The evening will begin with Suite for Strings in d by Charpentier, followed by Debussy’s String Quartet. The program will close with Brahms’ Quartet in B-flat, Op. 67.
Katonah, NY – (October 14, 2014) – Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts will continue Chamber Talks, hosted by Max Mandel, in the Music Room of the Rosen House. On Tuesday, November 11 at 7:00pm, Mandel, a violist as well as a lecturer and alumnus of Caramoor’s influential mentoring program Evnin Rising Stars, will discuss the unique qualities of chamber music with a focus on Beethoven in “Ludwig, I Am Your Father,” with the Calidore String Quartet. The Calidores, Caramoor’s 2014-2015 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence, is composed of violinists Jeffrey Myers and Ryan Meehan, violist Jeremy Berry, and cellist Estelle Choi. They will play a musical selection? in preparation for their November 16 program, which includes works by Haydn, Hindemith, and Beethoven and will take place at 8:00pm. The Chamber Talk as well as the November 16 concert will take place in the Music Room of the Rosen House. Read more
Katonah, NY – (November 5, 2014) – On Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm, cellist Edward Arron will be joined by three fellow Evnin Rising Star alumni for an evening of chamber music in the Music Room of the Rosen House. For this concert, Arron, known for his creative programming, has selected works by Schubert, Dvořák, and Mendelssohn as well as contemporary composer Giya Kancheli. Pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Arnaud Sussmann, and violist Max Mandel will begin the evening with Schubert’s Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F for Piano Quartet, D. 487, followed by Dvořák’s Piano Quartet in D, Op. 23 and the modern Rag-Gidon-Time for String Trio (1999) by Kancheli. The program will close with Mendelssohn’s Piano-Quartet in c, Op. 1. Read more
Katonah, NY – (November 5, 2014) – On Saturday, November 16 at 8:00 pm, the Calidore String Quartet, Caramoor’s 2014-2015 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Rresidence, will perform three popular quartets from Haydn, Hindemith and Beethoven. The quartet is composed of violinists Jeffery Myers and Ryan Meehan, violist Jeremy Berry, and cellist Estelle Choi. This performance will take place in the Music Room of the Rosen House. Read more
Katonah, NY – (October 8, 2014) – On Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m. John Fullbright, a Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter in the tradition of esteemed songwriters such as Jimmy Webb, Townes Van Zandt, and Woody Guthrie, will perform a solo acoustic performance in Caramoor’s 200-seat Music Room. Fullbright, a rising star in the Americana music community, is a skilled and dynamic guitarist, pianist, and songwriter.