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Caramoor Announces Spring 2023 Season

Caramoor Announces Spring 2023 Season

Exciting news from Cararmoor! This popular cultural arts destination located on a 80-acre of land — complete with Italianate architecture and stunning gardens — recently announced their Spring 2023 concert line-up. This season includes a diverse array of musical performances and educational programs for families as well as for date night. Read on below for some highlights and how to get your tickets.

Caramoor Spring 2023 Highlights

Recitals and Chamber Music 

April 23rd: Takács Quartet, comprised of violinists Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violist Richard O’Neill and cellist András Fejér, will play the music of Haydn, Fanny Mendelssohn and Schubert.

April 30th: Rachel Podger, performs an all-Bach solo program.

See Sean Mason at Caramoor this spring.
See Sean Mason at Caramoor this spring.

Jazz in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center 

March 24th: See Charlotte, North Carolina native, Sean Mason perform at Carmoor. Season taught himself the piano by ear at the age of 13. Despite musical roots in gospel, hip-hop, and R&B, it was jazz that inspired his career. His quintet performance at Caramoor will feature Mason’s original music.  

See Yasmin at Caramoor this spring.
See Yasmin Williams at Caramoor this spring.

American Roots Music in Collaboration with City Winery 

May 12th: Enjoy live music from acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Yasmin Williams in Caramoor’s music room. With an unorthodox, modern style of playing, enjoy watching Yasmin’s various techniques including alternate tunings, percussive hits, and lap tapping. 


May 6th: See the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performing on small and large instruments in high and low registers. The eight-person ensemble also sings and sits in a chamber group format dressed in formal evening wear.

Enjoy Elena Moon Park and guests as a part of a family concert at Caramoor.
Enjoy Elena Moon Park and guests as a part of a family concert at Caramoor.

Family Concert

May 21st: Enjoy a voyage to East Asia and around the globe with multi-instrumentalist Elena Moon Park and guests. They will be performing reimagined children’s music, folk songs, and original tunes in a variety of languages. Kids will enjoy singing, dancing, and clapping along to northern Japanese sea shanties, Tibetan jump rope rhymes, Taiwanese train songs, lullabies in English, and many other unique songs.   


March 12th:  Artistic Director Steven Blier, the singers of Caramoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars program take part in a creatively curated concert in the spring. In this mentoring program, Artistic Director Steven Blier selects four young singers and a pianist for a week-long residency at Caramoor. The week includes daily coaching, rehearsals, and workshops, culminating in this performance entitled Mediterranean — a musical voyage around the Mediterranean Sea, with stops in Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, and Tunisia. The 2023 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars are: Shelén Hughes, soprano; Maggie Reneé, mezzo-soprano; Colin Aikins, tenor; Joseph Parrish, baritone 

April 16th:  See the Ivalas Quartet made of violinists Reuben Kebede and Tiani Butts, violist Aimée McAnulty and cellist Pedro Sánchez. The quartet is dedicated to the celebration of BIPOC voices and disrupts the classical music world by continuously spotlighting BIPOC composers such as Jessie Montgomery, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Eleanor Alberga.

Caramoor Spring 23 Season and Tickets

Sun, March 12 at 3:00pm
Schwab Vocal Rising Stars
Steven Blier, Artistic Director
Bénédicte Jourdois, Associate Director
Artists to be announced 

Fri, March 24 at 8:00pm
Sean Mason Quintet
Presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center 

Sun, April 16 at 3:00pm
Ivalas Quartet (22-23 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence)
GEORGE WALKER: String Quartet No. 1 (In Memory of My Grandmother M.K.) 
ANTON WEBERN: String Quartet 
JOHANNES BRAHMS: String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1  

Sun, April 23 at 3:00pm
Takács Quartet
JOSEPH HAYDN: String Quartet in F, H.III:82 
FANNY MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet in E-flat 
FRANZ SCHUBERT: String Quartet in G, D. 887  

Sun, April 30 at 3:00pm
Rachel Podger, violin
All-BACH program
Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Cello Suite No. 3 in G (orig in C), BWV 1009
Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 

Sat, May 6 at 8:00pm
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain 

Fri, May 12 at 8:00pm
Yasmin Williams, guitar
Presented in collaboration with City Winery

Sun, May 21 at 2:00pm
Family Concert: Elena Moon Park and Friends
(outdoors, on Friends Field)

Caramoor Details:

149 Girdle Ridge Road
PO Box 816
Katonah, NY 10536