Events – Music In The Air

Now through September 2017, Westchester County comes alive with hundreds of free and
affordable outdoor concerts, performances and cultural events. With “Music in the Air” as
your guide, make your summer one to remember.

Check out all the reasons to get outside with your family and enjoy the arts in Westchester!

Upcoming Events

Opening Night Gala: A Benefit for Caramoor

Celebrate the arrival of the 2018 Summer Season at our annual benefit event — Caramoor’s biggest and grandest night of the year! This year’s Gala festivities honor longtime trustee Susan Freund and her husband John for their 25 years of shared efforts and insights, helping make Caramoor what it is today.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Saturday, June 16, 2018
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Family Concert: The Knights

Brooklyn-based orchestral collective The Knights and steel pan virtuoso Andy Akiho interact with the audience to inspire curiosity, encourage musical discoveries, and — of course — have fun.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Sunday, June 17, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

The Knights

Brooklyn-based and Grammy-nominated orchestral collective The Knights return to Caramoor for an evening of innovative, exciting, and elegant orchestrations.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Sunday, June 17, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Apollo's Fire

Hailed as “one of the pre-eminent period-instrument ensembles” (The Independent, London), Apollo’s Fire was founded in 1992 by award-winning harpsichordist and conductor Jeannette Sorrell, who envisioned an ensemble dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should evoke the various Affekts or passions in listeners.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Sunday, June 24, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Dancing at Dusk: From Bhangra to Bollywood with Reena Shah

Dancing at Dusk highlights music and dance from cultures around the world for children of all ages to explore with their families. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this series, we’ve invited back some of our favorite artists including Reena Shah, who will lead the instruction of dances from Bhangra to Bollywood, accompanied by Dhol, Indian Flutes, and more! Move to the intricate rhythms of Indian music while learning the celebratory dances to accompany them.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano; Sharon Isbin, guitar

Join us for a Spanish program performed by Metropolitan Opera star Isabel Leonard and renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin in the perfectly-suited setting of the enchanting Spanish Courtyard of the historic Rosen House. Featuring works by Enrique Granados, Manuel de Falla, Xavier Montsalvatge, Federico García Lorca, and others.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Orchestra of St. Luke’s; Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Benjamin Beilman, violin

Currently serving as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot makes his debut leading Caramoor’s orchestra in residence, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, in this program featuring the New York Premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s Evidence, a musical adventure full of “color and character” (LA Times). Also on the program is Tchaikovsky’s romantic Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Orchestra, Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians, and we welcome back Evnin Rising Star alumnus, Benjamin Beilman for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Saturday, June 30, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Inuksuit: Special FREE Event

Caramoor throws open its gates and invites you to discover John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit, an epic outdoor piece performed by more than 60 percussionists and other instrumentalists, directed by Doug Perkins.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Sunday, July 1, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Pops, Patriots, and Fireworks

Celebrate July 4th the Caramoor way as we pay tribute to Leonard Bernstein alongside other grand symphonic works with the esteemed Westchester Symphonic Winds and two stellar alumni from Caramoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars. Then, stick around for a proper ending to the evening with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, and of course — fireworks!

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Jasper String Quartet

Hailed by The Strad as “sonically delightful and expressively compelling” and “powerful” by The New York Times, the Jasper String Quartet bring their passion for performing emotionally personal and significant pieces to Caramoor.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Friday, July 6, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Bedford, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

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