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Roots Music in the Music Room welcomes The Small Glories, a dynamic new folk/roots collaboration with Cara Luft – co-founder of The Wailin’ Jennys – on banjo, guitar & vocals, and JD Edwards on guitar, harmonica, & vocals. Based in Winnipeg, Canada, they are set to release their debut album in early 2016, featuring original and traditional materials that focus on their high octane and powerful vocal blend, harmonies, and stellar musicianship. Multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Joe Crookston returns to Caramoor and opens the show with his riveting songwriting and playing.

An all-audience Afterglow Reception with wine, beer, and nibbles will follow the performance!

 

The Small Glories

 

Joe Crookston

Juilliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan presents a lecture/concert exploring The King of Ragtime himself, Scott Joplin.

Enjoy pre-lecture refreshments in the Summer Dining Room.

“I came away from this extraordinary lecture and performance deeply moved by a fascinating presentation that only Dr. Kogan, psychiatrist and concert pianist, can deliver.” – Yo-Yo Ma

Take a trip to Spain through the vibrant rhythm and dance of traditional Flamenco! Our Wednesday Morning Concert Series includes a concert in the Spanish Courtyard followed by a tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House, a Spanish inspired buffet lunch, and a self-guided garden stroll.

Isabel del Día, dancer

Celebrate spring in full bloom! Our Wednesday Morning Concert Series includes a concert in the Music Room followed by a tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House, a seasonal inspired buffet lunch, and a self-guided garden stroll. An Apprentice Artist for our Bel Canto opera program, soprano Kelly Smith Slawson ushers in the spring season through song accompanied by Derrick Goff, Assistant Chorus Master of the Bel Canto at Caramoor program.

Program

Debussy “Proses lyriques”
i. De rêve…ii. De grêve…iii. De fleurs…iv. De soir…Argento “Songs about Spring” (poetry by e.e. cummings)
i. who knows if the moon’s a balloon?ii. Spring is like a perhaps handiii. In Just-springiv. in Spring comesv. when faces called flowers float out of the ground

Spend time relaxing with friends and enjoying a formal tea service in the grand setting of the Summer Dining Room of the historic Rosen House, overlooking the romantic Spanish Courtyard.  Tea service includes a variety of tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, delicious desserts and a variety of fragrant teas all served in the most exquisite vintage china. The Tea is preceded by a tour of the historic Rosen House. Explore the mansion and learn the history of the Rosen family, their much loved country home and its art collection. Leave yourself time after the Tea & Tour totake a self-guided stroll through Caramoor’s bucolic gardens and grounds.

Known for their impassioned performances, operatic lyricism, and bold risk-taking, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has built a glittering reputation throughout its quarter-century of performing. Champions of new works by composers such as John Adams, Osvaldo Golijov, Ezequiel Vinao, and Jonathan Berger, as well as masterworks from the classical canon, the St. Lawrence brings informed perspectives to its imaginative music-making, offering delights for all ears.

Haydn  Quartet in G minor, Op. 20, No. 3
Berger String Quartet No. 6, Swallow (2014, written for the SLSQ)
Schumann String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

“A sound that has just about everything one wants from a quartet … precision, warmth and an electricity that conveys the excitement of playing whatever is on their stands at the moment.” – The New York Times

St. Lawrence String Quartet / Haydn / Op. 76, No. 3 Emperor Quartet

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, Caramoor 2016 Artist-in-Residence Jonathan Biss, recently appointed concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, Frank Huang, and Caramoor 2015 Artist-in-Residence Alisa Weilerstein.

In its 23nd year, Rising Stars features multiple accomplished mentors, including Kim Kashkashian, viola, Peter Wiley, cello,andPamela Frank, violin  – the program’s Artistic Director and Avery Fisher Prize winner. The Rising Stars week culminates in two chamber recitals by the young virtuosos alongside their educators.

Schubert  Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Webern  Langsamer Satz for String Quartet (1905)Mendelssohn  Trio in D minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 49Brahms String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111

Rising Stars

Paul Huang, violin
Kenneth Renshaw, violin
Danbi Um, violin
Matthew Lipman, viola
Shira Majoni, viola
Jiyoung Lee, cello
Sarah Rommel, cello
Kuok-Wai Lio, piano

18-Free tickets for students 18 and under.

The exquisite cellist Edward Arron makes his autumnal return to Caramoor with a talented cast of classical characters, presenting works that pay homage to the master himself, one Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Beethoven 12 Variations on ‘Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen’ from Mozart’s The Magic Flute for Cello and Piano, Op. 66
Mozart String Trio in One Movement in G Major, K. 562e, Anh. 66
Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478
Beethoven 7 Variations on ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’ from Mozart’s The Magic Flute for Cello and Piano, WoO. 46
Pärt Mozart’s Adagio for Piano Trio (1992/1997)
Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493

Jeewon Park, piano
Tessa Lark, violin
Che-Hung Chen, viola
Edward Arron, cello18-Free tickets for students 18 and under.

“My goal as a programmer is to create interesting contexts with musical treasures both old and new, combining the familiar with the unfamiliar, in order to provide an experience that is completely unique to the time and space that our live performance inhabits.”
–Edward Arron

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, Caramoor 2016 Artist-in-Residence Jonathan Biss, recently appointed concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Frank Huang, and Caramoor 2015 Artist-in-Residence Alisa Weilerstein.

In its 23nd year, Rising Stars features multiple accomplished mentors, including Kim Kashkashian, viola, Peter Wiley, cello,andPamela Frank, violin  – the program’s Artistic Director and Avery Fisher Prize winner. The Rising Stars week culminates in two chamber recitals by the young virtuosos alongside their educators.

Haydn  String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4
Fauré  Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 15Dvořák  String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48

Rising Stars

Paul Huang, violin
Kenneth Renshaw, violin
Danbi Um, violin
Matthew Lipman, viola
Shira Majoni, viola
Jiyoung Lee, cello
Sarah Rommel, cello
Kuok-Wai Lio, piano

18-Free tickets for students 18 and under.

Join us for a glamorous night of dinner, drinks, and dancing as the Rosen House channels the vibrancy of Paris in the 1920s! Experience the glitz of The Jazz Age in the stunning Music Room while supporting a great cause. Festive 1920s attire is encouraged!

Proceeds will benefit the historic Rosen House at Caramoor and its programs.