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Miraculous yet grounded, revelatory yet approachable. What happens when the evolved musicianship of four old souls joins the emotional turbulence of four young artists? Read more
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
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. Read more
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