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Lisa Bielawa, Charles Otte and Kronos Quartet Debut New Opera with KCETLinkVireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch’s AccuserAn Innovative Episodic Serial Opera Offered On-Air and Online in Partnership with Cal State Fullerton’s Grand Central Art CenterPilot Premieres March 31 on ARTBOUND on KCET and online at KCET.org/artbound and April 6 on Link TV

Go Behind the Scenes: www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/projects/vireo/

Now celebrating its 70th anniversary season, Caramoor offers a cornucopia of music and more this summer, with seven weeks of orchestral, chamber, jazz, American roots, and family concerts, as well as opera, multiethnic dance, young artist showcases, and sound art, all presented on the historic Caramoor estate: 90 acres of picturesque Italianate architecture and gardens in Katonah, Westchester, just one hour’s drive from Manhattan (June 20–Aug 2).

The Australian Chamber Orchestra returns to the United States for a nine-city tour from April 10-26, giving the American premiere of Jonny Greenwood’s Water

Star clarinetist Martin Fröst joins the ACO in Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major

“This is one of the most precise, cutting-edge virtuoso string ensembles to be found anywhere in the world.”  - Chicago Tribune

For the 2016/17 season, internationally acclaimed Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik will take their distinctive blend of musical excellence, passion and theatrical verve to North American audiences with a new program, The Circle of Creation

“It is not merely the power and dexterity of Trifonov’s playing … [He] can harness his digital strength to a highly developed sense of the music’s expressive substance.” — The Guardian

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