Caramoor Announces Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Season

By Chris Ruel

Caramoor maintains its dedication to innovative programming with it’s 2023-2024 season, showcasing a diverse selection of genres and exceptional artists.

The Emmet Cohen Trio is joined at Caramoor by American-Armenian vocalist Lucy Yeghiazaryan, a frequent collaborator who has become a leading voice in American straight-ahead jazz. Presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Performance Date: Sept. 29. 2023

Carole J. Bufford, acclaimed vocalist and winner of Broadway World’s Vocalist of the Year award, as well as the 2020 Gold Medal from the American Traditions Vocal Competition, will present a special benefit performance in October. Bufford’s program titled “ROAR! Music of the Jazz Age” will showcase beloved classics from the Jazz Age songbook, popularized by iconic artists such as Sophie Tucker, Louis Armstrong, Al Jolson, Fats Waller, Bessie Smith, Helen Morgan, Ruth Etting, and others.

Performance Date: Oct. 20, 2023

Alisa Amador’s songs, written in both English and Spanish, contain elements of Latin and jazz music as well as pop, funk, soul, and something uniquely her own. As she puts it, her specialty is sparking connections across both listeners and musical styles

Performance Date: Nov. 3, 2023

Self-taught singer, songwriter, poet, activist, and multi-instrumentalist Allison Russell plays a special benefit concert in the Rosen House Music Room in December. Her first solo album, “Outside Child,” was released two years ago and garnered three Grammy nominations

Performance Date: Dec. 2, 2023

In its 15th anniversary season, TENET Vocal Artists, a vocal ensemble based in New York City, is coming back to Caramoor with a Christmas program titled “Love Enfolds Thee Round.” Led by Artistic Director Jolle Greenleaf.

Performance Date: Dec. 10, 2023

Caramoor’s Schwab Vocal Rising Stars – led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, assisted by Bénédicte Jourdois and developed in conjunction with the New York Festival of Song – present “EROS AND CO.”: the chaos and the delight of Cupid’s arrow, refracted through songs by Saint-Saëns, Granados, Sondheim, Serge Gainsbourg, and others.

Performance Date: Mar. 17, 2023

Baritone Will Liverman, who earned raves and a subsequent Grammy for his “breakout performance” in Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” at the Met, gives his debut recital at Caramoor this season. Liverman was also awarded the Met’s 2022 Beverly Sills Artist Award. Following Fire’s success, the Met announced that Liverman would star in Anthony Davis’s “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X,” premiering this fall.

Performance Date: Mar. 24, 2023

Jake Blount is an award-winning interpreter of Black folk music. Initially recognized for his skill as a string band musician, Blount has charted an unprecedented, Afrofuturist course on his pilgrimage through sound archives and song collections.

Performance Date: May 11, 2023

Latin Grammy-nominated songwriter Sonia De Los Santos performs a family program on Friends Field, showcasing her latest solo album “Esperanza.” This bilingual collection of songs delves into themes of hope, self-reflection, appreciation for our communities, gratitude, aspirations for a brighter future, admiration for nature, and discovering inner strength.

Performance Date: May 19, 2023