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A Holiday Chamber Concert With Orchestra Of St. Luke's

On Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts’ Great Artists in the Music Room series celebrates the holidays with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in the Rosen House Music Room.

PRLog - Oct. 27, 2010 - KATONAH, N.Y. -- On Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts’ Great Artists in the Music Room series celebrates the holidays with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in the Rosen House Music Room. One of America’s foremost chamber orchestras, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s returns to its birthplace to bring Caramoor’s Moz(art) series to a conclusion in this joyful afternoon concert. The all-Mozart program provides an alternative to traditional holiday classical fare with the master’s larger ensemble works for winds: the Divertimentos Nos. 12 and 14 for oboes, horns and bassoons; and the Gran Partita, widely regarded as his most unparalleled piece of the genre.

Great Artists in the Music Room – Moz(art)
Moz(art) is a three-part fall series exploring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s more intimate and collaborative music through a beautiful selection of chamber and vocal works. The most enduringly loved composer of the Classical era, Mozart created pinnacles of the repertoire in every genre that he touched. His genius, his vision, and his prolific body of work have had a profound influence on subsequent Western art music. Featured artists are The Kuss Quartet, Caramoor Virtuosi, and The Orchestra of St. Luke’s.

About the Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Now entering its 36th year, Or¬chestra of St. Luke’s is a unique musical organization with a commitment to engaging audiences throughout New York City and beyond. Known as America’s foremost and most versatile chamber orchestra, St. Luke’s currently performs approximately 75 orchestral, chamber, and educational concerts each year. St. Luke’s performs an annual Orchestra series presented by Carnegie Hall and presents its Chamber Music Series at three distinguished venues in and around New York: The Morgan Library & Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and Dia:Beacon. The Orchestra of St. Luke’s has been in residence at the Caramoor International Music Festival for over 30 years. In addition to its own series, the Orchestra performs regularly with the world’s great artists on the world’s greatest stages, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center and engages each year in a number of artistic collaborations that include dance, opera, and special events with such artists as Renée Fleming, Yo-Yo Ma, Jessye Norman, Anna Netrebko, Mark Morris Dance Group, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Elton John, and many more. Committed to the community, St. Luke’s also produces free concerts in each of the five boroughs, and over the last 34 years its Arts Education program has served more than one million children through a combination of free performances and school partnerships. St. Luke’s stellar discography, numbering more than 70 recordings, includes four acclaimed releases on its own label, St. Luke’s Collection, and four Grammy Award-winning discs. For Orchestra of St. Luke's calendar of events, tickets, and more information, visit: OSLmusic.org.

About Caramoor
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts – a performing arts center located on a unique 90-acre setting of Italianate architecture and gardens in Westchester County, NY – enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music. The historic Rosen House, built in the 1930’s, and its Music Room are “the heart of Caramoor”; upon its completion in 1939, Caramoor founders Walter and Lucie Rosen began to present private concerts in the Music Room, and today it is used for all ‘Caramoor Indoors’ concerts and arts-in-education programs. For more information, visit www.caramoor.org

Tickets: Individual tickets: $40.00. To purchase tickets, call the Caramoor Box Office at 914.232.1252, or visit www.caramoor.org. One of seven Great Artists in the Music Room programs featured during the 2010-11 Indoors season, Caramoor also offers the following Subscription Series pricing packages:
Septet (all 7 concerts) $217.00 (SAVE 22.5%)
Sextet (any 6 concerts) $192.00 (SAVE 20%)
Quintet (any 5 concerts) $165.00 (SAVE 17.5 %)
Quartet (any 4 concerts) $136.00 (SAVE 15%)
Trio (any 3 concerts) $105.00 (SAVE 12.5%)

For Press Tickets: Contact Whitney Holden, Cohn Dutcher Associates | 917.339.7188 | wholden@cohndutcher.com  


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010, 4:00 P.M.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s

MOZART    Divertimento No. 12 for 2 oboes, 2 bassoons and 2 horns in E-flat Major, K. 252 (K.240a)
MOZART    Divertimento No. 14 for 2 oboes, 2 horns and 2 bassoons in B-flat Major, K. 270
MOZART    Serenade No. 10 for winds in B-flat Major, K. 361/370a (Gran Partita)


This performance is made possible, in part,
by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government

This performance is made possible with public funds from
the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency

The Fall 2010 Indoors season is made possible, in part, through generous funding from
Floy and Amos Kaminski.

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With its outstanding summer music festival & indoors concerts, arts-in-education programming and beautiful grounds, Caramoor is a cornerstone of the cultural life of Westchester County, NY.

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