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2019 Summer Season

Daniil Trifonov


Connect through live music L

istening to recorded music through a device may be today's convenience, but when was the last time you felt the impact of hearing it live? At Caramoor, we celebrate the live concert experience, where music and environment combine to ignite curiosity and joy in ourselves and each other. Founded in 1945 by Walter and Lucie Rosen, Caramoor is a destination for outstanding music, spectacular gardens and grounds, sound art, and a place to make memories with friends and family. Explore our lush 90 acres, tour the Rosen House, enjoy a pre-concert picnic, and discover beautiful music in the relaxed settings of the Venetian Theater, Spanish Courtyard, and magnificent gardens. From vibrant concerts performed by Orchestra of St. Luke’s, to all-day explorations of birdsong, to music from around the globe that makes you get up and dance — give your senses a feast to savor by experiencing it live this summer at Caramoor.


Saturday, June 15

Opening Night Gala 5:30pm / Gala Tent

Celebrate the arrival of the 2019 Summer Season at this year’s Groundbreaking Gala! On Caramoor’s biggest and grandest night of the year, we begin to enjoy the sounds of summer and break ground on the improvement projects that will happen at the end of the season. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and dinner. Then, enjoy premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater and stay for the After Dark post-performance party for dessert and dancing under the stars. Tickets for the Gala start at $750, inclusive of the concert. Individual and Table options are available. A portion of the tickets is tax-deductible, as provided by law. Contact our Special Events Office at events@caramoor.org or 914.232.1492 to reserve your spot.

Bria Skonberg

Vince Giordano

Kat Edmonson Saturday, June 15

Opening Night Concert Orchestra of St. Luke’s 8:30pm / Venetian Theater Peter Oundjian, conductor Alisa Weilerstein, cello Gary Kulesha: Torque Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104 Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919 version) Tickets start at $46

Sundays & Wednesdays, June 16 – July 28

Afternoon Tea Alisa Weilerstein

Enjoy Afternoon Tea and a tour of the historic Rosen House at 1:30pm on Wednesdays & Sundays all summer. See page 19 for calendar. Tickets start at $46

Sunday, June 16

Hot Jazz Age Frolic featuring Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, Kat Edmonson, and Bria Skonberg 2:30pm Family set, 4:50pm Main program / Tent on Friends Field Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Bria Skonberg's Hot Five Kat Edmonson, vocalist DeWitt Fleming, Jr., tap dancer Michael Cumella, gramophone DJ Additional special guests to be announced! Two of the torch bearers of hot jazz — Vince Giordano and Bria Skonberg — bring their bands to Caramoor with the classic swingin’ jazz of the 1920s and ’30s that will leave you with no choice but to get up and dance! Join us for a dance lesson between the afternoon and evening sets, and bring the kids early for a special family set at 2:30pm by Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five, presented in collaboration with New York Hot Jazz Camp.

Produced in collaboration with The New York Hot Jazz Festival.

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Wednesday, June 19

Dancing at Dusk: Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga 5:00pm / Friends Field

Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga blend traditional Celtic fiddle tunes with American folk and world music influences. Jigs, reels, and much more will make for a spirited evening of fun for the whole family! Child $8, Adult $16 Complimentary tickets for Members at the Family level and above

Friday, June 21

Tribu Baharú

8:00pm / Spanish Courtyard Tribu Baharú’s exuberant performances of champeta music — a fusion of Colombian, African, and Afro-Caribbean styles — are driven by lively vocals, sparkling Congolese guitar, and high-energy bass and drums. A Tribu Baharú performance recreates the joyous, impromptu spirit of the verbena dances that are popular in Colombian neighborhoods during festivals. With traces of soukous, zouk, calypso, soca, rap, and more, Tribu Baharú celebrates the colorful Colombian musical spectrum.

Tribu Baharú

Tickets start at $26

Timo Andres

Spotlight on Caroline Shaw

Thursday, June 20

Timo Andres, piano

7:00pm / Spanish Courtyard Janáček: Selections from On the Overgrown Path Caroline Shaw: Gustave Le Gray Eric Shanfield: Utopia Parkway Christopher Cerrone: The Arching Path Weaving selections from Janáček's On the Overgrown Path among compositions by his fellow contemporary composers, pianist Timo Andres presents a seamless listening experience from old to new, highlighting similar threads throughout the works. Tickets start at $26 4

This summer season Caramoor is delighted to highlight the music of vocalist/violinist/composer/producer Caroline Shaw. At age 30, she was the youngest-ever recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music for Partita for 8 Voices performed by the Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth of which she is a member. Recent commissions include new works for Renée Fleming, Dawn Upshaw with So Percussion, the Dover and Calidore Quartets, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Baltimore Symphony, and many more. You can hear her music at these concerts: June 20 / Timo Andres, piano June 28 / Roomful of Teeth July 7 / Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jonathan Biss, piano July 12 / Dover Quartet with Davóne Tines, bass-baritone July 19 / A Far Cry July 21 / Caramoor’s 3rd Annual Chamber Feast See page 17 for discounted series information.


The Milk Carton Kids

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Saturday, June 22

American Roots Music Festival All Day / Multiple Locations Evening Artists:

The Milk Carton Kids

Introducing Amythyst Kiah Daytime Artists: Deva Mahal Bumper Jacksons Youth In A Roman Field Oliver the Crow and many more! Acclaimed folk duo The Milk Carton Kids bring a full band and their heartfelt melodies to headline Caramoor’s 9th annual American Roots Music Festival. Tennessee-based multi-instrumentalist Amythyst Kiah is a quickly rising star with a raw, hypnotic old-time sound steeped in African-American roots music. Many more artists add an exciting array of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel, blues, Old Time, and intriguing folk fusion performances to this daylong celebration of our musical heritage. Enjoy the best of the summer with great food, friends, and foottapping fun. Full Festival Tickets start at $40 / Day Only: Child $15, Adult $30 / Ticket prices increase $5 on the day

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Roomful of Teeth

Sunday, June 23

Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain 4:00pm / Venetian Theater

Boston Early Music Festival Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors Gilbert Blin, Stage Director Carlos Fittante, Choreographer Charpentier: Les Plaisirs de Versailles Lully: Atys (two divertissements) Lalande: Les Fontaines de Versailles King Louis XIV transformed his father’s pastoral hunting lodge at Versailles into a lavish palace that served as the seat of government and culture in France. Enjoy a musical feast with two chamber operas exalting the splendor and majesty of the palace and its gardens, alongside divertissements from Atys. The refined elegance and expressive drama is brought to life by the all-star BEMF Vocal and Chamber Ensembles in a production featuring gorgeous costumes, Baroque dance, and sumptuous staging. 3:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs Produced in collaboration with the Boston Early Music Festival, in partnership with the Centre de Musique Baroque Versailles. Tickets start at $30 Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above

Boston Early Music Festival Versailles

Thursday, June 27

Omer Quartet

2018-19 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence 7:00pm / Venetian Theater Osvaldo Golijov: Yiddishbbuk Gabriella Smith: New Work (World Premiere, commissioned by Caramoor) Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67 Tickets start at $26 Friends’ Garden Party for all Membership levels Friday, June 28

Roomful of Teeth

8:00pm / Spanish Courtyard Caroline Shaw: Partita for 8 Voices Missy Mazzoli: Vesper Sparrow Merrill Garbus: Ansa Ya William Brittelle: High Done No Why To Ted Hearne: “Letter to my Father” (From Coloring Book) Merrill Garbus: There Will Be This Grammy-winning experimental vocal project explores the possibilities of the human voice by studying with masters of singing technique around the world, from Tuvan throat singing to yodeling to Hindustani music to Broadway belting. “Experimentation may be this group’s calling card, but its essence is pure joy.” — The Boston Globe 7:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with members of Roomful of Teeth Tickets start at $26

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Saturday, June 29

Saturday, June 29

1:00pm / Spanish Courtyard

8:00pm / Venetian Theater

Family Concert: Decoda

BUIKA

TRAPEZE! Prokofiev: Quintet in G Minor, Op. 39 Join us for a special family performance with Decoda — a collective of dynamic young classical musicians — as they put on an interactive performance based on the music from a lost ballet about the highs and lows of the circus. Explore thematic elements and listen for Prokofiev’s subtle humor and insistent rhythms. Child $8, Adult $16

Grammy-nominated for Best World Music Album in 2018, and named as one of the world’s “50 Great Voices” (NPR), Spanish singer BUIKA captivates audiences from all over the world, regardless of any language barrier. Her genre-transcending music is heavily influenced by flamenco, imbuing her singing with a raw and powerfully emotive sound. Tickets start at $30 Sunday, June 30

New York Baroque Incorporated Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano 4:00pm / Venetian Theater

Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4 Handel: “Brilla nell’alma un non inteso ancor” from Alessandro Handel: “Lascia la spina” from Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F Minor, RV 2297, “Winter” Vivaldi: “Gelido in ogni vena” from Farnace, RV 711 Hasse: “Come nave in mezzo all’onde” from Viriate Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E Major, No. 11, H.142 Handel: Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 Tickets start at $30 Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above

BUIKA

Vivica Genaux


Laura Benanti Thursday, July 4

Pops, Patriots, and Fireworks 8:00pm / Venetian Theater

Westchester Symphonic Winds Curt Ebersole, conductor Madison Leonard, soprano Shea Owens, baritone Celebrate Independence Day at Caramoor! The Westchester Symphonic Winds perform a selection of works that pay tribute to America’s independence. The evening includes a medley of Rodgers and Hammerstein songs performed by Caramoor Schwab Vocal Rising Star alums Madison Leonard and Shea Owens, and ends with a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, followed by a spectacular fireworks display! In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held as planned on Thursday, July 4 and fireworks will be held at 9:00pm Sunday, July 7. Tickets start at $30

Friday, July 5

Takács Quartet

8:00pm / Spanish Courtyard Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, H.III:39 “The Bird” Bartók: String Quartet No. 3, BB 93 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, “Razumovsky” Now in its 44th season, the Takács Quartet is renowned for bringing a sense of vitality and excitement to their performances with uncompromising attention to detail, “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more.” — The New York Times Tickets start at $30

Covered picnicking for all Membership levels in the Members’ Reception Tent

Takács Quartet Saturday, July 6

Laura Benanti

8:00pm / Venetian Theater TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti brings a sparkling evening of song to the Venetian Theater stage. A highly celebrated singer, dancer, and actress who took Broadway by storm at the age of 18, Benanti's talents have led her to numerous roles on stage and screen, including recent revivals of She Loves Me and My Fair Lady. “She is flat-out gorgeous, sings like an angel, and inhabits a character with the sort of presence and total conviction granted only to a precious few.” — Philadelphia Inquirer Join us for a complimentary pre-concert reception in celebration of LGBTQ Pride season at 6:00pm in the Sense Circle. Tickets start at $30


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Sunday, July 7

Orchestra of St. Luke’s 4:00pm / Venetian Theater

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor Jonathan Biss, piano Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 Caroline Shaw: Watermark (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Caramoor) Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, “Prague” Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above

Russian Renaissance

Tickets start at $30 3:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with Cristian Măcelaru and Caroline Shaw Wednesday, July 10

Dancing at Dusk: Kostas Psarros & Friends 5:00pm / Friends Field

Renowned Bouzouki player Kostas Psarros presents Rebetika (often known as The Greek Blues), music from the ’60s and ’70s and traditional folk music from across Greece. Featuring extraordinary rhythms, a line-up of fascinating instruments with vibrant vocalists, and a dance instructor leading traditional group dances, this promises to be an exuberant evening that will have everyone on their feet. Child $8, Adult $16

Jonathan Biss

Complimentary tickets for Members at the Family level and above

Thursday, July 11

Russian Renaissance

7:00pm / Spanish Courtyard Piazzolla: Milonga Is Coming Hans Zimmer: “First Step” (from Interstellar) Hamilton de Holanda: 1 Byte 10 Cordas Ryuichi Sakamoto: Tibetan Dance Béla Fleck: Bug Tussle Folk Song (Russian): Poliushko Pole (Field, Oh Field) Folk Song (Russian): Sronila Kolechko (She Dropped A Ring) Egberto Gismonti: Frevo Abreu: Tico-Tico no Fuba Béla Fleck: Sinister Minister World music with a Russian soul! Russian Renaissance, a genre-defying quartet, takes performance on traditional folk instruments to the next level, creating modern and vibrant interpretations. Winners of the prestigious M-Prize in 2017, the quartet explores new expressive techniques and genres. Their stunning virtuosity defies description and has to be heard to be believed! Tickets start at $26 9


Avi Avital

Friday, July 12

Dover Quartet Davóne Tines, bass-baritone 8:00pm / Spanish Courtyard

Saturday, July 13 / Sunday, July 14

Caramoor Takes Wing! Celebrating Birdsong Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs Messiaen’s Catalogue d'Oiseaux Multiple Locations

Mendelssohn: Andante sostenuto and Variations in E Major, Op. 81, No. 1; Scherzo in A Minor, Op. 81, No. 2; Fugue in E-flat Major, Op. 81, No. 4 Barber: Dover Beach, Op. 3 Caroline Shaw: By and By Dvořák: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105

Convene with the birds through the universal language of music. Built around Pierre-Laurent Aimard's performance of Messiaen’s complete Catalogue d'Oiseaux over three concerts, the weekend will also include bird walks, a panel discussion, and family activities celebrating our feathered friends. Interspecies musician David Rothenberg invites you to appreciate the various aesthetics of bird songs by playing to and with them, and Sandbox Percussion performs songbirdsongs by John Luther Adams. The weekend offers a rare chance to meditate on birds and the beauty of nature’s musical gifts. Saturday, July 13 7:30pm: David Rothenberg, clarinet (Free) 8:30pm: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano Messiaen: Catalogue d'Oiseaux (Pt. 1)

7:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with members of the Dover Quartet Tickets start at $25

Dover Quartet

Saturday, July 13

Venice Baroque Orchestra Avi Avital, mandolin 4:00pm / Venetian Theater

Vivaldi: L'Olimpiade, RV 725: Sinfonia Vivaldi: Concerto for Lute, Two Violins, and Continuo in D Major, RV 93 Albinoni: Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in G Major, Op. 7, No. 4 Vivaldi: Concerto for Mandolin and Recorder in G Major, RV 532 Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4 Barbella: Concerto in D Major for Mandolin and Strings Vivaldi: Sinfonia in C Major for Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 114 Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315, “Summer” Tickets start at $36 10

Sunday, July 14 6:00am: Bird Walks (Free, with reservation) 7:30am: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano Messiaen: Catalogue d'Oiseaux (Pt. 2) 8:30am: Bird Walks (Free, with reservation) 2:00pm: Panel Discussion: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, David Rothenberg, and J. Alan Clark, ornithologist 3:00pm: John Luther Adams: songbirdsongs Sandbox Percussion Emi Ferguson and Catherine Gregory, piccolos 4:30pm: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano Messiaen: Catalogue d'Oiseaux (Pt. 3) Bring the kids for children’s interactive activities from 2:00pm – 4:00pm provided by Stamford Museum & Nature Center Bird Walks provided by Bedford Audubon Society Tickets start at $30 / $65 for all 3 Aimard concerts

PierreLaurent Aimard


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Friday, July 19

A Far Cry

8:00pm / Venetian Theater Muffat: Concerto Grosso No. 12 in G Major, “Propitia Sydera” Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte Gabriela Lena Frank: Excerpts from Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C Major, Op. 48 Self-conducted, thoughtful, and innovative, the 18 members that make up the orchestra A Far Cry invite you to join in on the exploration with a program stretching around the globe and across generations. Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance in 2015 and 2018, the group has earned “a reputation for top-drawer playing [and] engrossing programming” (Boston Musical Intelligencer). Wednesday, July 17

Dancing at Dusk: Lei Pasifika 5:00pm / Friends Field

7:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with members of A Far Cry Tickets start at $30

Take the kids on a trip to the South Pacific through demonstrations of traditional dances in colorful costumes from Tahiti and Hawaii. Come celebrate ancient and modern hulas with Tabu’s exuberant music of the ukulele, Tahitian auhuroa, apartima and fast-paced drums of the Otea. Child $8, Adult $16 Complimentary tickets for Members at the Family level and above Thursday, July 18

MILOŠ

Guitar in the Garden 7:00pm / Sunken Garden BBC Music Magazine named MILOŠ as one of the “champions of the classical guitar who have shaped its sound in the last century.” Although he has appeared at almost all major concert halls and festivals around the globe, this will be MILOŠ’ debut at Caramoor — in the exquisite beauty of the Sunken Garden no less. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Villa-Lobos, Granados, Duplessy, Lennon & McCartney, and others.

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Lakecia Benjamin

Saturday, July 20

Jazz Festival

Presented in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center

All Day / Multiple Locations Evening Artist:

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra Daytime Artists: Etienne Charles & Creole Soul Lakecia Benjamin Quartet Plays Coltrane Michela Marino Lerman’s Love Movement Sammy Miller and The Congregation The Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet and more!

Eddie Palmieri

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Celebrating its 5th year in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center, Caramoor’s Jazz Festival is a highly anticipated highlight of the summer with jazz performed by phenomenal talent amid lush gardens and distinctive venues on our 90 acres of grounds. Treat yourself and stay for a whole day of music leading up to the evening headliner — ten-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri, one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years and recognized as a true American musical icon. Full Festival Tickets start at $40 Day Only: Child $15, Adult $30 Ticket prices increase $5 on the day Members’ Jazz Lounge in the Pavilion available for all Membership levels


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Sunday, July 21

Caramoor’s 3rd Annual Chamber Feast 4:00pm / Venetian Theater Aizuri Quartet Dimitri Murrath, viola Andrew Tyson, piano

Wednesday, July 24

Caroline Shaw: Blueprint Mozart: String Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614 Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34 Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above Tickets start at $30

Dancing at Dusk: Héctor Del Curto Tango Trio with special guest Santiago Del Curto 5:00pm / Friends Field

Take a journey of music and movement to Argentina! Explore the century-old history of tango, led by Grammy-winning Argentine bandoneon virtuoso Héctor Del Curto with a performance by his trio, special guest, 11-year-old clarinet whiz Santiago Del Curto, and Argentine tango dancers. Child $8, Adult $16

Dimitri Murrath

Andrew Tyson

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Anthony Roth Costanzo

Paul Appleby

Matthew Aucoin

Thursday, July 25

American Modern Opera Company: Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor Paul Appleby, tenor Matthew Aucoin, piano 7:00pm / Spanish Courtyard

VEILS FOR DESIRE Program to include: Britten: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac Matthew Aucoin: This Earth Monteverdi: “Possente spirto” from L'Orfeo Matthew Aucoin: Selections from Merrill Songs Harold Meltzer: The Heaven of Animals (World Premiere, commissioned by AMOC)

Aizuri Quartet

The history of music is full of gorgeous expressions of hidden desires. This recital marks the debut of Veils for Desire, created by members of the American Modern Opera Company, an exciting new collective of some of today’s most gifted, curious and innovative artists, and recently named one of “19 for 19 Artists to Watch” by WQXR. Built around Britten’s dramatic canticle Abraham and Isaac, the program features works that “veil” or transform an unspeakable desire into a new, mysterious form. Also included are songs composed specifically for each of these extraordinary singers, including a world premiere by Harold Meltzer and music by AMOC Co-Artistic Director and 2018 MacArthur Fellow Matthew Aucoin. Tickets start at $30 13


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Saturday, July 27

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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn 8:00pm / Spanish Courtyard

Crowned “the king and queen of the banjo” by Paste Magazine, the husband-and-wife duo of Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn build upon the folk tradition to create a distinct style pulling inspiration from Chinese atonal music, the banjo’s rich American heritage, and more to stretch “their sound beyond bluegrass, across continents, and into everything from prog-rock to Eastern instrumentation” (NPR). Tickets start at $42

Friday, July 26

Daniil Trifonov, piano 8:00pm / Venetian Theater

Beethoven: Andante in F Major, WoO 57 (“Andante favori”) Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 Schumann: Bunte Blätter, Op. 99 Schumann: Presto passionato, WoO 5 Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, Op. 84 “Few artists have burst onto the classical music scene in recent years with the incandescence of the pianist Daniil Trifonov.” —The New York Times Tickets start at $30

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

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Sunday, July 28

Summer Season Finale Orchestra of St. Luke’s 4:00pm / Venetian Theater

Christian Tetzlaff

Bernard Labadie, Principal Conductor Christian Tetzlaff, violin Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Op. 26 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64 Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

Christian Tetzlaff is an “exceptional soloist … with soaring tone making every note sound with absolute clarity.” — Boston Classical Review Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above

Bernard Labadie

3:00pm / Pre-concert conversation with Bernard Labadie and Christian Tetzlaff Tickets start at $30

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Stories of the Historic Rosen House Encounter the history and treasures of the home that Caramoor founders Lucie and Walter Rosen built for music. Tours of the Rosen House are designed for adults and children 8 years and up, and are free for Members. Take a tour Thursdays through Sundays during the Summer Season. Abbreviated free tours and family activities are available during the American Roots Music Festival on June 22, Caramoor Takes Wing! on July 14, and Jazz Festival on July 20. Book your tour online at caramoor.org or contact the Box Office at boxoffice@caramoor.org or 914.232.1252.

Open your ears to Caramoor’s annual exhibition of sound art, curated by Stephan Moore, from artists working with the medium of sound. Learn new ways to listen outside the traditional concert experience through work that interacts with specific characteristics of its surroundings. Family-friendly sound art tours will be available on select days. Visit caramoor. org or call 914.232.1252 for details.

New Works for 2019 Gayle Young and REITZENSTEIN: Tonally Inclined Gayle Young explores the nature of environmental sound through a process she calls tonal landscape, extracting and amplifying the harmonic frequencies of natural soundscapes. REITZENSTEIN, the Allegorical Minimalist, creates sculptural artworks using inverted trees and parts of the natural world immortalized in bronze. In their new

Caramoor is Fun for Families! Enjoy family concerts, our popular Dancing at Dusk series with interactive performances and crafts, acres of play space among gardens and grounds, outdoor scavenger hunts during daylong festivals, and much more. Look for the Family Fun icon for events at which children of all ages are welcome.

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Stone Song

collaborative work for Caramoor, an uprooted tree leans against a system of tuned tubes, from which voices emanate. Miya Masaoka: Listen Ahead Miya Masaoka is a composer and artist who creates works involving perception, temporality, and interaction between objects, people, and nature. Masaoka’s new work for Caramoor is first encountered as traffic signage that anticipates a space for listening. Later, a wooden listening hut is discovered.

Returning Works Annea Lockwood and Bob Bielecki: Wild Energy Ranjit Bhatnagar: Stone Song Taylor Deupree: t(ch)ime Free and open during Box Office hours and on concert days this summer. Learn more about Caramoor’s sound art at: caramoor.org/sonic-innovations


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New! Summer Series Select a Summer Series below, purchase 3+ events within that series, and

SAVE 15% ON TICKETS: New Music Series

Sounds on the cusp of culture and imagination. June 20 / Timo Andres, piano June 28 / Roomful of Teeth July 13 & 14 / Pierre Laurent-Aimard, piano

Early Music Series

Music from an enlightened time performed by today’s masters. June 23 / Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain June 30 / New York Baroque Incorporated with Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano July 13 / Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital, mandolin

Festival Series

Two of Caramoor’s favorite mainstay events (no need to book a third for the discount!). June 22 / American Roots Music Festival July 20 / Jazz Festival

World Music Series

Energizing rhythms gathered from around the globe. June 21 / Tribu Baharú June 29 / BUIKA July 11 / Russian Renaissance

Vocal Series

Celebrating the most versatile and universal instrument. Book 3 or more for 15% off the total. June 23 / Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain June 28 / Roomful of Teeth June 30 / New York Baroque Incorporated with Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano July 12 / Dover Quartet with Davóne Tines, bass-baritone July 25 / Anthony Roth Costanzo, Paul Appleby, and Matthew Aucoin

Caroline Shaw Series

Wonders from the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in music. Book 3 or more for 15% off the total. June 20 / Timo Andres, piano June 28 / Roomful of Teeth July 7 / Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jonathan Biss, piano July 12 / Dover Quartet with Davóne Tines, bass-baritone July 19 / A Far Cry July 21 / Caramoor’s 3rd Annual Chamber Feast

Orchestra Series

Get the best seats first! Membership has its perks, including Members’ pre-sales. Get the best seats available during our 2019 Members-only ticket sales: Summer Season pre-sale: February 11 – 19, 2019 Fall/Winter pre-sale: July 9 – 15, 2019

Events in green text throughout this brochure are open to Members respective of Membership level. Membership begins at the $100-Friend level. To join, renew, increase, or give the gift of Membership, please visit, caramoor.org/support or call Jennifer Pace at 914.232.5035 ext. 412.

Symphonic euphoria.

July 7 / Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jonathan Biss, piano July 19 / A Far Cry July 28 / Summer Season Finale: Orchestra of St. Luke's with Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Caramoor Center for Music and Arts is registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions of any amount are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

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View menus and order at caramoor.org/food or call the Box Office at 914.232.1252. Order Picnic options or Symphony Court Dining by Tuesday at 4:00pm for the upcoming week’s performances.

How to Get Here Caramoor is located at: 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah, New York 10536

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SYMPHONY COURT Enjoy a delectable prix fixe buffet dinner with wine and beer for a relaxing meal after the concert. Reserve a table with friends or revel with other concertgoers under the Pavilion Tent.

Take the FREE shuttle from Metro North’s Katonah station to and from Caramoor! The shuttle runs before and after events, Thursday – Sunday. Parking is always free. Find detailed driving directions at caramoor.org/getting-to-caramoor

The Summer Season is made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government.

The Summer Season is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Key Family Fun Concerts at which children of all ages are welcome. Students & Children Ages 18 and under are free. Garden Listening Enjoy the sounds of the concert from the Picnic Lawns and save. Tickets $10 Summer Series Select three events within a Summer Series and save 15% on tickets. Picnic Plus Dining Enjoy our delicious picnic menu and let us save you a seat! Symphony Court Enjoy a delectable prix fixe buffet dinner. Afternoon Tea Enjoy Afternoon Tea and a tour of the historic Rosen House at 1:30pm on Wednesdays and most Sundays all Summer Season. Pre-concert conversations or lectures free to ticket-holders.

All sales are final — there are no refunds or exchanges. If you cannot use your tickets, they may be donated back to Caramoor as a tax-deductible contribution. Please call the Box Office up to four hours prior to the concert. A $5.00 processing fee applies for online and phone orders, and a $1.00 fee applies for all tickets sold. Fees are per ticket. All ticket prices are subject to change without notice — any prices listed in this brochure reflect the prices when events were put on sale. All artists, programs, and Membership events are subject to change without notice. We’re covered — since Caramoor has multiple venues, we do not cancel because of rain. Photo credits: Alisa Weilerstein © Marco Borggreve / Bria Skonberg © Dario Acosta / Kat Edmonson © Glynis S. A. Carpenter / Timo Andres © Michael Wilson / Caroline Shaw © Kait Moreno / The Milk Carton Kids © Joshua Black Wilkins / Roomful of Teeth © Bonica Ayala / BEMF Versailles © Kathy Wittman / Vicia Genaux © Ribalta Luce / Takacs Quartet © Amanda Tipton / Laura Bennati © Jenny Anderson / Jonathan Biss © Benjamin Ealovega / Russian Renaissance © Anet Aristova / Dover Quartet © Carlin Ma / Avi Avital © Harald Hoffmann / Pierre-Laurent Aimard © Marco Borggreve / MILOS © Mélanie Gomez / A Far Cry © Yoon S. Byun / Lakecia Benjamin © Elizabeth Leitzell / Eddie Palmieri © Ayano Hisa / Dimitri Murrath © Hannah Shields / Andrew Tyson © Sophie Zhai / Aizuri Quartet © Shervin Lainez / Anthony Roth Costanzo © Matthew Placek / Paul Appleby © Jonathan Tichler / Matthew Aucoin © Steven Laxton / Daniil Trifinov © Dario Acosta / Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn © Jim McGuire / Christian Tetzlaff © Giorgia Bertazzi / Bernard Labadie © Dario Acosta Photos from past performances at Caramoor are by Gabe Palacio Photography. Brochure design by Adam Neumann / aanstudio.com


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Opening Night Gala Opening Night Concert: Orchestra of St. Luke's Peter Oundjian, conductor Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Hot Jazz Age Frolic featuring Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, Kat Edmonson and Bria Skonberg

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20 / Timo Andres, piano

21 / Tribu Baharú

22 / American Roots Music Festival: The Milk Carton Kids, and more!

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27 / Omer Quartet

28 / Roomful of Teeth

29 / 1:00pm: Family Concert: Decoda

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Dancing at Dusk: Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga

Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

8:00pm: BUIKA

New York Baroque Incorporated with Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano

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4 / Pops, Patriots, and Fireworks

5 / Takács Quartet

6 / Laura Benanti

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11 / Russian Renaissance

12 / Dover Quartet with Davóne Tines, bass-baritone

13 / 4:00pm: Venice Baroque 14 / Orchestra, Avi Avital, mandolin Caramoor Takes Wing! 7:30pm: David Rothenberg, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano clarinet, Pierre-Laurent Messiaen’s complete Aimard, piano Catalogue d'Oiseaux and more!

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18 / MILOŠ, guitar Guitar in the Garden

19 / A Far Cry

20 / Jazz Festival:

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25 / Anthony Roth

26 / Daniil Trifonov, piano

27 / Béla Fleck and

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Dancing at Dusk: Kostas Psarros & Friends

Dancing at Dusk: Lei Pasifika

Dancing at Dusk: Héctor Del Curto Tango Trio with special guest Santiago Del Curto

Costanzo, countertenor Paul Appleby, tenor Matthew Aucoin, piano

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, and more!

Abigail Washburn

Orchestra of St. Luke’s Cristian Măcelaru, conductor Jonathan Biss, piano

Caramoor's 3rd Annual Chamber Feast: Aizuri Quartet Dimitri Murrath, viola Andrew Tyson, piano

Summer Season Finale Orchestra of St. Luke's Bernard Labadie, Principal Conductor Christian Tetzlaff, violin

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View our full 2019 Summer Season and join us for a summer of live music from June 15 – July 28!

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