Opening Night Gala

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
with Wynton Marsalis

The finest musicians in jazz today, led by world-renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, kick-off Caramoor’s 2021 Summer Season in this Opening Night Gala event. This benefit event raises critical funds for our mission-related programs and helps keep the music playing. In-person and virtual options are available.For additional details, contact [email protected] / 914.232.1492 6:00pm / Live Onsite […]

Richard Goode, piano

We invite you to the Venetian Theater for a piano recital by the incomparable Richard Goode, hailed as one of the “finest pianists in the world” (The Washington Post). Goode, known in particular for his interpretations of Beethoven, will offer one of the composer’s late masterpieces, the Sonata Op. 101, together with Debussy’s enchanting Preludes, […]

Natu Camara

If you merged Miriam Makeba with Nina Simone, added a dose of Tracy Chapman, and sprinkled in some Tina Turner, you might begin to explain Natu Camara. A native of Guinea, this vibrant singer with a passion for social justice mixes West African soul, rock, and pop music to build intercultural bridges that bring people […]

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Tito Muñoz, conductor
Tai Murray, violin

Orchestra of St. Luke’s heralds the return of Caramoor's Summer Season in a program punctuated by three fanfares from three generations of great American composers, including a world premiere by Valerie Coleman. Led by internationally renowned conductor Tito Muñoz in his Caramoor debut, OSL will make full use of the Venetian Theater, with immersive offstage […]

Callisto Quartet

2020-21 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence

Praised for their “intensity and bravado” and the “cohesion and intonation one might expect from an ensemble twice their age” (Third Coast Review), the Callisto Quartet was formed in 2016 at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has since garnered top prizes in the 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and the 2019 Banff International […]

The Brianna Thomas Band

Presented in Collaboration
with Jazz at Lincoln Center

WITH ELLA IN MIND The Brianna Thomas Band pays homage to and celebrates Ella Fitzgerald and the wide breadth and scope of her repertoire and instrument. Though Ella was most well-known for singing swing and scat, her pure sound also graced many other styles and genres including spirituals, blues, bossa nova, and ballads. That sound […]

Pops & Patriots

Celebrate Independence Day at Caramoor! The Westchester Symphonic Winds are back for their annual tribute to America’s independence with a program of works for symphonic winds including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Stars and Stripes Forever, an Ellington Portrait, and a Gershwin medley performed by vocalists Candice Hoyes and Jorell Williams (both alumni of Caramoor’s Bel […]

Amjad Ali Khan
& Sharon Isbin

Caramoor welcomes renowned master of the Indian sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Ayaan Ali Bangash and Amaan Ali Bangash, along with American classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, who has been hailed as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time” (Boston Magazine). Together they bring Strings for Peace to Caramoor in the spirit of sharing […]

Douglas J. Cuomo’s
Seven Limbs

featuring Nels Cline and the Aizuri Quartet

Juxtaposing Nels Cline’s wildly inventive guitar playing and use of electronic effects with the Grammy Nominated Aizuri Quartet’s classically-based and forward-thinking musical outlook, Seven Limbs sets these five musicians in a landscape that is slightly unfamiliar - where the ground under their feet is always shifting a bit in unexpected ways. The piece is a […]

Celebrating
Stephen Sondheim’s
91st Birthday

Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim celebrated his 90th birthday last year, but the pandemic ruined our party. No matter! We invite you to join the celebration of his 91st! Broadway stars Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos), Scarlett Strallen and Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), and Ben Davis (Violet) will be […]

Conrad Tao, piano

Pianist and composer Conrad Tao has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times, who also cited him “one of five classical music faces to watch” in the 2018-19 season. Tao is a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was named a Gilmore Young Artist […]

Verona Quartet
David Fung, piano

Recent winners of the Cleveland Quartet Award, the Verona Quartet returns to Caramoor for the first time since their Ernst Stiefel residency in 2017-18. This now-established string quartet’s energy and vibrancy have earned them a reputation as an “outstanding ensemble ... cohesive yet full of temperament.” (The New York Times). Their program includes works by […]

Joan Osborne

Presented in Collaboration with City Winery

Since she made her mark 25 years ago with the multi-platinum album Relish, the seven-time Grammy Nominee, Joan Osborne, has never played it safe. Osborne has followed her restless musical heart, exploring a diverse range of genres: pop rock, soul, R&B, blues, roots rock, gospel, funk, and country. Her career has taken her on tour […]

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Richard Egarr, conductor and harpsichord
Rowan Pierce, soprano

Performing a program of English works from the 17th century, we are excited to welcome back the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, one of America’s leading period-instrument ensembles. Using authentic instruments and […]

Chanticleer

Three-time Grammy Winning vocal group Chanticleer makes their return to Caramoor after their sold-out performance in 2018! Their program, which spans six centuries of music, focuses on the themes of […]

Sō Percussion

with special guest Dominic Shodekeh Talifero, beatboxer

Through its sensational interpretations of modern classics, innovative multi-genre original productions, and “exhilarating blend of precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam” (The New Yorker), Sō Percussion has redefined the scope […]

The Knights

Eric and Colin Jacobsen,
Artistic Directors
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

The Knights are dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audience and music. The New York Times has described them as “an adventurous young orchestra that has […]

Apollo’s Fire

Jeannette Sorrell,
Artistic Director

Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra, and Jeannette Sorrell return with a program of Venetian treats, including fiery concertos by Vivaldi, as well as gorgeous songs by Monteverdi. Vivaldi’s stormy “Summer […]

Watkins Family Hour

Presented in Collaboration
with City Winery

What began in 2002 as a musical variety show produced by siblings Sean and Sara Watkins, Watkins Family Hour has grown into a bluegrass collective embracing the power of shared […]