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Caramoor Jazz Festival Announces Dates, Performers

The 61st Caramoor International Music Festival in Katonah, N.Y. will kick off June 24 and culminate Aug. 12.

Joshua Bell and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s will open the festival and throughout the following eight weeks, Caramoor will play host to John Musto, musical theater legends Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell, the New York Festival of Song and the Extreme Chamber Music Series. Also featured are two world premiers, two operas and a celebration of Mozart’s 250th birthday.

Caramoor will also host two day-long jazz festivals on July 29 and Aug. 5. July 29 will open with the Rodney Kendrick Trio and will also see performances by the Ravi Coltrane Quartet (pictured), Renee Rosnes and the Django Reinhardt Festival featuring Dorado Schmitt. John Hicks, Jeremy Pelt, Steve Kuhn and McCoy Tyner will perform at the Aug. 5 festival.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.caramoor.org or by calling (914) 232-1252.

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