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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons has enchanted generations of music lovers with its vivid musical images of the natural world. Caramoor’s bucolic surroundings is the ideal setting to experience this work. The legendary tango composer, Astor Piazzolla was inspired by Vivaldi’s masterpiece to create his own “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires,” which Artist-in-Residence, Jason Vieaux will perform with bandoneonist Julien Labro. Vieaux has chosen Vivaldi’s beloved Guitar Concerto in D Major to open this program.

“Vieaux opened ears with his rhythmic clarity and remarkable left-hand facility … He made the single guitar seem like a body of instruments at work in music full of the emotion of loss.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer
Artists

Jason Vieaux, guitar
Julien Labro, bandoneon
Krista Bennion Feeney, violin
Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Program

Vivaldi Guitar Concerto in D Major, RV 93
Piazzolla Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas for Guitar and Bandoneon
– Intermission –
Vivaldi  The Four Seasons, Op. 8


Getting to Caramoor

Taking the train? We’ll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 2:00pm.

Before the Show

3:00pm Pre-concert conversation in the Venetian Theater with Jason Vieaux, Julien Labro, and Krista Bennion Feeney.

Garden Listening  Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family Level and above

Members, to redeem your complimentary tickets, add up to four Garden Listening tickets (per member and per event) to your cart and the complimentary price will be reflected at checkout once you’ve logged in to your account.



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Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for Orchestra of St. Luke's. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart." Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 16) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252. Order by Tuesday at 5:00pm for the upcoming week's performance.
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Gabriel Kahane is a Brooklyn songwriter, composer, pianist, and theater artist.  Known for his intriguing collaborations with an array of artists in varied genres–including Chris Thile, Brooklyn Rider, Rob Moose, Sufjan Stevens–Kahane returns to Caramoor with the adventurous indie-classical ensemble yMusic for an eclectic program of thought-provoking music. This concert features the world premiere of Kahane’s new work, co-commissioned by Caramoor.

“Mr. Kahane fused art-song and pop-ballad conventions into something new and entrancing.” – The New York Times
Artists

Gabriel Kahane, vocalist, piano, and guitar

yMusic
Rob Moose, violin
Nadia Sirota, viola
Gabriel Cabezas, cello
Hideaki Aomori, clarinets
Alex Sopp, flutes
CJ Camerieri, trumpet

Program

To include Caramoor Commission written by Gabriel Kahane

Getting to Caramoor

Taking the train? We’ll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 6:00pm.


 


Enhance your Caramoor experience.

Pre-Order Picnic Boxes

Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for Gabriel Kahane & yMusic. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart."

Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 7) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252.

Order by Tuesday at 5:00pm for the upcoming week's performance.
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Due to inclement weather, fireworks will be postponed until Sunday, July 2 at 9:30pm.

The concert will proceed as scheduled. Safety considerations required that this decision be made at 2:00pm Saturday afternoon, based on weather forecasts available at that time.

The weather looks good for Sunday and the grounds will open at 8:00pm with the fireworks display beginning at 9:30pm. Please hold onto your tickets for admission. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Your safety – and that of the fireworks crew – is our paramount concern.

Please contact the Box Office at 914.232.1252 or boxoffice@caramoor.org if you have any questions.


Grab your family and friends, and get in the spirit of ’76 by celebrating the Fourth with us a bit early. Caramoor favorite and Broadway baritone Ryan Silverman serves up classic songs from the Great American Songbook while trumpet soloist Amy McCabe and the Westchester Symphonic Winds salute the stars and stripes. This patriotic evening properly ends with a bang—in the sky and on the ground—with fireworks and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.

Artists

Westchester Symphonic Winds
Curt Ebersole, conductor
Ryan Silverman, baritone
Amy McCabe, trumpet
Robert Sherman, host and narrator

Program

Smith The Star Spangled Banner (arr. John Philip Sousa & Walter Damrosch)
Galante Resplendent Glory
Styne Overture to Gypsy (arr. Barton Green)
Broughton Excursions for Trumpet and Band
Sousa Manhattan Beach March (arr. Frederick Fennell)
Burns “I Loved Well Those Cities”
Rodgers & Hammerstein “This Nearly Was Mine” from South Pacific (arr. Matt Podd)
Porter “Were Thine That Special Face” from Kiss Me, Kate (arr. Matt Podd)
Leigh and Darion “Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha (arr. Matt Podd)
Belsterling March of the Steel Men (arr. Harry S. Alford)
Tchaikovsky Overture, “1812” (arr. Mayhew L. Lake)
Sousa The Stars & Stripes Forever (arr. Keith Brion & Loras Schissel)

In the case of inclement weather, this concert will go on as scheduled. The Venetian Theater is a fully-covered, tented venue. The fireworks show will be postponed until July 2nd at 9:30pm. You will be notified in advance.
Getting to Caramoor

Taking the train? We’ll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 6:00pm.

Covered Picnicking for All Membership Levels in the Members’ Reception Tent

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Pre-Order Picnic Boxes

Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for Pops, Patriots & Fireworks. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart." Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 1) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252. Order by Tuesday at 5:00pm for the upcoming week's performance.
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The Big Easy comes to Caramoor when New Orleans pianist Henry Butler teams with trumpeter/arranger Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9 for a tour through the classic early songbooks of Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, and many more. Featuring tunes from their 2014 album, Viper’s Drag, Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 will deliver once again “a scintillating set in which the earliest roots of jazz were transported to the age of 21st-century postmodernism.” (Houston Press)

“Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 delivered a scintillating set in which the earliest roots of jazz were transported to the age of 21st-century postmodernism.” – Rick Mitchell, Houston Press
Artists

Henry Butler, piano, vocals
Steven Bernstein, trumpet, slide trumpet, alto horn
Curtis Fowlkes, trombone
Charlie Burnham, violin
Doug Wieselman, Bb clarinet, Eb clarinet, tenor saxophone
Peter Apfelbaum, tenor & soprano saxophone
Erik Lawrence, baritone & soprano saxophone
Matt Munisteri, guitar
Luques Curtis, bass
Donald Edwards, drums

Getting to Caramoor

Taking the train? We’ll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 6:00pm.



Enhance your Caramoor experience.

Pre-Order Picnic Boxes

Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart."

Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 28) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252.

Order by Tuesday at 5:00pm for the upcoming week's performance.
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A recent top prizewinner in the George Enescu International Cello Competition and Beverly Hills National Auditions, Evnin Rising Star alumna cellist Sarah Rommel is indeed a star on the rise. She has been the recipient of several awards and grants, including the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artists Award, which led to a subsequent appearance on NPR’s From the Top. Pianist Xiaohui Yang joins Rommel for a varied program that pairs cello works from neighboring Germany and Czechoslovakia, including Martinů’s brooding variations on a Slovak theme and Beethoven’s delightful variations on Papageno’s aria from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.

Artists

Sarah Rommel, cello
Xiaohui Yang, piano

Program

Beethoven  12 Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen,” Op. 66
Janáček Pohádka
Strauss Cello Sonata, Op. 6
Martinů  Slovak Variations, H. 378

Evnin Rising Stars

The Evnin Rising Stars program is one of Caramoor’s four mentoring programs for emerging professionals. Each fall, Pamela Frank, Artistic Director for the  mentoring program, selects six to eight young classical musicians for a week long chamber music residency. The Rising Stars spend the week in workshops, reading sessions, and ensemble rehearsals, culminating in live performances in the Music Room with their mentors. This mentoring program, named in honor of Judy Evnin, Caramoor’s Chairman Emerita, has identified some of the finest musicians of the next generation and helped them cross the threshold from their student years into the early stages of a professional career.

The Evnin Rising Stars mentoring program relies, in part, on special gifts to Caramoor’s Endowment and Annual Fund from donors interested in identifying and developing promising classical musicians.

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Getting to Caramoor
Taking the train? We'll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 5:00pm.

Enhance your Caramoor experience.

Pre-Order Picnic Boxes

Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for Sarah Rommel and Xiaohui Yang. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart."

Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 20) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252.

Order by Tuesday at 5:00pm for the upcoming week's performance.
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The Westerlies, a self-described “accidental brass quartet” formed by four childhood friends from Seattle, are known for their adventurous explorations with jazz, roots, and chamber music influences. Going against chamber music tradition, the group performs without sheet music to create a unique, visceral connection with audiences. “Skilled interpreters who are also adept improvisers” (NPR’s Fresh Air), this concert will feature original music from The Westerlies’ self-titled sophomore album, released in 2016.

“…the New York City-based, Seattle-born brass band occupies a lively territory between jazz, Steven Foster-styled folk and chamber music with bracing melodies and, crucially, an undeniable sense of fun.” – Chris Barton, LA Times
Artists

The Westerlies
Riley Mulherkar, trumpet
Zubin Hensler, trumpet
Andy Clausen, trombone
Willem de Koch, trombone

Getting to Caramoor

Taking the train? We’ll give you a lift! Free Metro-North Katonah Shuttle beginning at 5:00pm.



Enhance your Caramoor experience.

Pre-Order Picnic Boxes

Let us pack your picnic for you! For heartier options, no lines, and the ease of ordering a picnic in advance this summer, consider choosing from our special picnic boxes offered by our caterer, Great Performances. View the menu and order by noting how many of each option you would like after selecting your seats for The Westerlies. Confirm by selecting "Add to Cart."

Already purchased your tickets? You can still pre-order your picnic by ordering online (be sure to select July 6) or by calling the Box Office at 914.232.1252.

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Join us – together with Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan – to support Caramoor’s American Roots Music program.

These 3 talented and charming musicians are on the road constantly with their busy individual projects, except for those exceedingly rare and magical times when they come together as their band I’m With Her. I’m With Her, fresh off several shows with Chris Thile on A Prairie Home Companion, returns to Caramoor for one night to raise funds to support Roots Music programming at Caramoor.

Sara, Sarah, and Aoife each has a special relationship with Caramoor, and this will be a deeply personal – and memorable – evening.

“I’m With Her is no casual jam session or songwriters’ round table. Each song in the trio’s generous set was meticulously arranged to make the most of the many ways the musicians could blend.” – The New York Times

This is a limited and exclusive performance. I’m With Her is not officially touring again until 2018 so your ticket gets you one of only 100 seats to hear a band The New York Times hailed as “an alliance of Americana virtuosos.”

The audience is invited to an Afterglow Reception following the performance to enjoy refreshments and to spend time chatting with Aoife, Sarah, and Sara. And your ticket is a tax deductible donation too (see below).

Thank you for helping keep Roots Music thriving at Caramoor. We hope to see you on December 3 for this extraordinary night of music.

For more information or to make reservations, please call 914.232.1252 or email boxoffice@caramoor.org.


Proceeds from this benefit support Caramoor’s American Roots Music Program.

Tickets are $500 and all but $35 of each ticket is tax-deductible, as provided by law. The purchase of Caramoor special events tickets does not count toward Membership. For more information and to purchase your tickets, please contact our Box Office: boxoffice@caramoor.org 914.232.1252


I’m With Her on Prairie Home Companion

 

I’m With Her at Caramoor

The American Songbook opens up on the Music Room stage for this annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. A star performer, Errico shined in leading Broadway musical roles as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and in Kurt Weill’s One Touch of Venus. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in Michel Legrand’s Amour. Errico’s performance this spring offers a rare opportunity to enjoy her magic up close in the intimate Music Room. There will be a champagne and dessert reception with Ms. Errico after the performance.

Melissa Errico has the power to take a sumptuous Broadway ballad to the moon and back!
– Stephen Holden, New York Times
Artists

Melissa Errico, soprano
Tedd Firth, musical director
Phil Palombi, bass

Tickets begin at $75 and all but $30 of each benefit ticket is tax-deductible, as provided by law. For more information and to reserve your seats, contact our Special Events office: events@caramoor.org  914.232.1492.

Tickets will be available for pick up on the night of the event. If you require accessible seating, please contact the Special Events office.

Caramoor thanks The Adela and Lawrence Elow Fund for The Great American Songbook: 1900 to 1960 for preserving and sustaining classic American songs through live performances.

Our Wednesday Morning Concerts are accompanied 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, as well as an optional seasonally inspired buffet lunch. Be sure to explore the gardens too!

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.

Artists

Kelsey Robertson, mezzo-soprano
Derrick Goff, piano

Program

Schubert An die Musik
Schubert Im Frühling
Brahms Die Mainacht
Brahms Feldeinsamkeit
Ives Feldeinsamkeit
Copland Nature, the gentlest mother
Beach The year’s at the spring
Berlioz La villanelle
Duparc Chanson triste
Poulenc Fleurs
Fauré L’hiver a cessé
Rossini La regata veneziana
1. “Anzoleta avanti la regata”
2. “Anzoleta co passa la regata”
3. “Anzoleta dopo la regata”

Jazz in the Music Room presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center is back to put a little swing in your spring.

After getting a Friends’ Field audience on their feet at this year’s Jazz Festival Presented in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Gotham Kings are back this spring to take the Music Room stage. Regulars of the New York City jazz scene, prominent and promising young trumpeters Alphonso Horne and Riley Mulherkar fuse the genius of King Oliver with their upbeat brand of New Orleans jazz.

Artists

Alphonso Horne and Riley Mulherkar, trumpets
Corey Wilcox,trombone
Patrick Bartley, clarinet
Chris Pattishall, piano
Evan Sherman, drums
Philip Norris, tuba and bass

After the Show

Join us after the performance for an All-Audience Afterglow.