Schwab Vocal Rising Stars

Steven Blier, Artistic Director

Love Songs in 176 Keys: 4 hands, 4 voices, 4 cultures  The 2022 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars perform love songs from Brazil, Germany, France, and America; each chapter begins with a virtuoso duo-piano overture and features music by Villa-Lobos, Brahms, Fauré, Milhaud, Gershwin, and many others. The annual Schwab Vocal Rising Stars program features four […]

Michelle Cann, piano

Pianist Michelle Cann made her orchestral debut at age 14 and has been sought-after as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician ever since. A champion of the music of Florence Price, Cann makes her Caramoor recital debut with two works by the composer: Sonata in E minor and Fantasie Negre No. 1. The program also includes works by Chopin, Brahms, and Margaret Bonds.   Artist Michelle […]

Callisto Quartet 

2021–22 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence

The Callisto Quartet concludes their extended residency with works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn, as well as the world premiere of a new work — commissioned by the Callisto Quartet — by the young composer Harriet Steinke. All three works share similar temperaments of introspection, suffering, and deliverance.   Artists Callisto QuartetPaul Aguilar, violinRachel Aguilar, violinEva Kennedy, […]

Danish String Quartet

Time after time, the Grammy Award-nominated Danish String Quartet receives critical acclaim for their powerful performances. As “one of the best quartets before the public today” (The Washington Post), the group brings a unique expressivity to the music, whether it be Haydn, Shostakovich, or a contemporary score. In this performance, they play works by Britten […]