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Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary

2023 Marks Our 25th Year of Bringing Performances in Music, Dance and Theater to the Mountain Top!

We are THRILLED to celebrate with our most impressive season yet!


LIVE PERFORMANCES

The Missing Element
A Collaboration with Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Saturday, January 21 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

This mesmerizing performance, fusing the music making of beatbox with street dance, comes to the Orpheum Performing Arts Center in Tannersville through a collaboration between Catskill Mountain Foundation and Works & Process at the Guggenheim.

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Best of the Beatles, 1968-1970

Saturday, January 28 @ 8:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Songs by the Beatles from 1968-1970, a period that includes The White Album, Yellow Submarine, Abbey Road, and Let It Be. The band includes some of the Hudson Valley’s finest musicians, including Scott Petito, Joey Eppard, Adam Widoff, Jeff Mercel, Tyler Wood, Danny Blume, and Leslie Ritter.

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Lviv National Orchestra of Ukraine

Sunday, February 12 @ 2:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

The Lviv National Orchestra of Ukraine, on an international tour that brings them to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. as well as Lincoln Center in New York City, is coming to the Orpheum Performing Arts Center in Tannersville!

THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

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Valentine’s week readings presented by the Maude Adams Theater Hub and Catskill Mountain Foundation

These readings will give you a glimpse at the artistic process, showcasing barebones readings. Single, coupled or otherwise, these readings are a romantic and powerful way to celebrate
Valentine’s Day!

TICKETS ARE $20 PER SHOW, OR BUY TICKETS FOR ALL THREE SHOWS FOR $50!



Casa Valentina by Harvey Fierstein
Tuesday, February 14 @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

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Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
Friday, February 17 @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 18 @ 7:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

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Exit Laughing by Paul Elliott
Saturday, February 18 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday, February 19 @ 2:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

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From Broadway with Love

Friday & Saturday, February 24 & 25 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

A very special evening featuring Broadway, regional, and local performers in a fun and fizzy night of romance and heartbreak.

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Pedrito Martinez Band: Afro-Cuban Folkloric Concert

Saturday, March 11 @ 8:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Since settling in New York City in the fall of 1998, Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, and Sting, and has contributed to well over 100 albums. A master of Afro-Cuban folkloric music and the batá drum, he has played and sung with dozens of Cuban rumba groups and contributed to several important films.

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Cirque Mechanics: "Zephyr: A Whirlwind of Circus"

Sunday, March 19 @ 2:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Inspired by the power of the wind, "Zephyr: A Whirlwind of Circus" is a theatrical circus show featuring a rotating windmill as its centerpiece – and harnessing human power to generate an energetic acrobatic experience.

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Playwrights Festival and Readings presented by the Maude Adams Theater Hub and Catskill Mountain Foundation

April 1-2
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Maude Adams Theater Hub and CMF bring together local playwrights and actors for a public reading. Join your neighbors and see the talent that lies in the Mountains!

More information to come soon!

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Ibex Puppetry: Ajijaak on Turtle Island

Saturday, April 8 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

"Ajijaak on Turtle Island" tells the story of Ajijaak, a young whooping crane who is separated from her family. She must make her first migration on her own, finding her voice and a family through the interconnectedness of all of creation.

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Moss Quartet

Saturday, April 15 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Join this quartet of world-class performers for an evening of adventurous and beautiful music. Expect pieces by Mozart and Haydn and works from living composers, as well as stories that help illuminate the music….all of which we hope will excite and move you.

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Chanticleer

Saturday, April 22 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

The GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer has been hailed as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, and is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for its wide-ranging repertoire and dazzling virtuosity.

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The Gottabees: "Go Home Tiny Monster"

Saturday, May 6 @ 2:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

After a sudden storm, Sylvie and her loving family of homespun creatures find themselves in need of a new home. Luckily, they have an audience full of people who can help them out! Go Home Tiny Monster is a wildly creative theatrical ode to a community's generosity.

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Kyle Marshall Dance
A Partnership Project with The Joyce Theater

Saturday, May 13 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Founded in 2014, Kyle Marshall Choreography (KMC) is a company that sees the dancing body as a container of history, an igniter of social reform, and a site of celebration.

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The Brothers Doobie: A Doobie Brothers Concert Experience

Saturday, May 27 @ 8:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Always delivering a high-energy, high-level performance, Brothers Doobie - A Doobie Brothers Experience performs the full range of Doobie Brothers top hits.

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Memorializing the Masters: Works by Mozart, Hüllmandel, Beethoven, and Clara Schumann
Academy of Fortepiano Performance Festival

Sunday, May 28 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

The renowned faculty of the Academy of Fortepiano Performance will present a diverse program of music played on historical pianos from the Catskill Mountain Foundation Piano Performance Museum, Steven E. Greenstein collection. The sound world of the 18th and 19th century masters is recreated as the music is performed on the instruments of their time.

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Labyrinth Baroque Ensemble: "Disdain and Fascination: A Franco-Italian Encounter in Paris"

Saturday, June 17 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

The Labyrinth Baroque Ensemble, founded in 2015 by director, lutenist and scholar Richard Kolb, performs a tale of intrigue, confusion, and romance in modern-day Paris, created by Artistic Director Richard Kolb with staging by mezzosoprano Tracy Cowart.

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American Music on American Pianos: "Embraceable Gershwin"
Dr. Joanne Polk, piano; Dr. Jeffrey Langford, lecture

Saturday, June 24 @ 2:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Is there anything sweeter than a Saturday matinee with pianist Joanne Polk performing arrangements of songs by George Gershwin while Jeffrey Langford walks us through the life and times of the composer?

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OMNY Taiko Drummers
FREE Concert

Sunday, July 2 @ 2:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, OMNY Taiko Drummers returns to the mountaintop to again present their eagerly anticipated performance at the Orpheum Performing Arts Center in Tannersville, NY.

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Cécile McLorin-Salvant

Saturday, July 8 @ 3:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Cécile McLorin Salvant will be performing with her Quintet at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville as part of the July weekend celebration of the Catskill Mountain Foundation’s 25th Anniversary.

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Dancers from the New York City Ballet Perform a Tribute to Jacques d'Amboise

Sunday, July 9 @ 2:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

This tribute to Jacques on Sunday, July 9 is performed by superb dancers from the New York City Ballet and will include signature works danced by Jacques d’Amboise in the past. Join the audience to celebrate the life of this extraordinary dancer and choreographer whose educational program contributes each summer to the lives of so many young people in our community.

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Mamma Mia!
Presented by the Maude Adams Theater Hub

July 14-16
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Maude Adams Theater Hub's second annual summer musical is a full scale production featuring local talent! Come see your dentist as dance captain, your mailman in the chorus, & your babysitter as the lead. This production is not to be missed and is suitable for all ages!

More information to come soon!

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Dividing the Estate, by Horton Foote
Presented by Horton By the Stream

Saturday & Sunday, July 15-16 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, July 22-23 @ 2:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

This comic drama about a family squabbling to grab their share of their family’s estate hits a nerve with anyone who has ever experienced the angst of family dynamics--in other words, everyone. Watch the unraveling in Deep South Texas style.

More information to come soon!

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National Dance Institute Mountaintop Summer Residency Performance

Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

National Dance Institute returns to the Catskill Region this summer to conduct a two-week dance intensive for local children. The residency will culminate in a joyful performance featuring local students, with special guest dancers from NDI's Celebration Team in New York City.

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American String Quartet
Hunter International Music Festival

Saturday, July 29 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Internationally recognized as one of the world's finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous. For the upcoming season at the Doctorow Center, the Quartet will perform Schubert's String Quartet in A minor, D.804, Bartok's String Quartet No. 3, and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135.

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Hunter International Music Festival Faculty Concert

Friday, August 4 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Co-founders of the Hunter International Music Festival, pianist Ruiqi Fang and cellist Julian Langford, have poured tremendous talent and passion into this two week music intensive in the mountains of the Catskills, attracting superb teaching artists as well as students to perform and learn in this summer intensive.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Orpheum Dance Program

THREE PERFORMANCES:
Friday, August 11 @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 12 @ 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 13 @ 2:00 pm

Orpheum Performing Arts Center

This unique production, conceived by former Metropolitan Opera ballerina Victoria Rinaldi, transports the audience to an enchanted wood to witness what hilarity unfolds, when fairies meddle with the love lives of mortals.

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Common Ground on the Mountain
American Roots Music: Blues, Folk and Acoustic
featuring Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Greg Dayton, Walt Michael & Company

Saturday, August 19 @ 8:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

A night of folk, rock, and bluegrass music featuring Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Greg Dayton, and Walt Michael & Company.

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Lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Langford
Pianists in the Mountains

Monday, August 21 @ 7:30 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Dr. Jeffrey Langford of the Manhattan School of Music delivers a lecture as part of the Pianists in the Mountains residency.

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Joanne Polk, piano & Inesa Sinkevych, piano
Pianists in the Mountains

Tuesday, August 22 @ 7:30 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Pianists Joanne Polk & Inesa Sinkevych perform a duo piano concert as part of the Pianists in the Mountains residency.

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Hope Boykin Dance: "...a STATE of love"
A Partnership Project with The Joyce Theater

Saturday, September 16 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

This new production, with the working title “… a STATE of love." is a staged moment, centering on an extremely transparent excavation where the words and scripted text, serve as blueprint and balm.

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Olivier Tarpaga Dance: "Once the dust settles, flowers bloom"
A Partnership Project with The Joyce Theater

Saturday, September 23 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

"Once the dust settles, flowers bloom" is an original evening-length contemporary dance theater and live music work exploring conflicts between feminism and jihadism in Burkina Faso and the Sahel region, specifically the fragility of women's autonomy in the face of invasive religious extremism.

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Camille A. Brown Dance
A Partnership Project with The Joyce Theater

Saturday, October 14 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Camille A. Brown is a prolific Black female choreographer, who is reclaiming the cultural narratives of African American identity. Her bold work taps into both ancestral stories and contemporary culture to capture a range of deeply personal experiences.

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No Strings Marionettes: "The Hobbit"

TWO PERFORMANCES:
Wednesday, October 18 @ 3:45 pm
Thursday, October 19 @ 3:45 pm

Doctorow Center for the Arts

Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit who wants to be left alone in quiet comfort in his home in The Shire. But the Wizard Gandalf comes along with a band of Dwarves and draws Bilbo into their quest. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien, in No Strings Marionette Company's adaptation of this stirring adventure fantasy, puppeteers adeptly animate marionettes, life-size body puppets and amazing puppet hybrids.

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Apollo's Fire: "The Road to Dublin"

Saturday, October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Dublin – the ancient city of pubs, pints, and castles. Wandering bards and musicians have traveled the road to Dublin for centuries. In this new program from Jeannette Sorrell, haunting ballads and legends give way to driving reels, as Celtic fiddlers set sparks flying. Irish singer Fiona Gillespie joins the merry instrumentalists on fiddles, flute, cello, hammered dulcimer, plucked instruments, and harpsichord.

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The Rocky Horror Show
Presented by the Maude Adams Theater Hub

October 27-29
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

Maude Adams Theater Hub's 3rd annual production of The Rocky Horror Show is the perfect way to celebrate Halloween with this cult classic. Local talent comes together to bring this raucous, sexy & hilarious show to life.

More information to come soon!

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Romantically French: Music of Debussy, Ravel, and Cécile Chaminade
Dr. Joanne Polk, piano; Dr. Jeffrey Langford, lecture

Saturday, November 4 @ 2:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Come join husband and wife team Dr. Jeffrey Langford and Dr. Joanne Polk as they take a nostalgic musical stroll through 19th century Paris.

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Once Upon a Time
Darcy Dunn, mezzo-soprano; Julia Mendelsohn, pianist; Mark Singer, baritone

Saturday, November 11 @ 8:00 pm
Doctorow Center for the Arts

Once upon a time, a musical trio called The Funny Valentines took the stage in the Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Red Barn for the CMF’s first ever musical performance. This November marks the 25th anniversary of that premiere performance, and The Valentines - Darcy Dunn, Julia Mendelsohn and Mark Singer – are back with a program of musical favorites both old and new.

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Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra: Works by Bach, Handel & Copland
Robert Manno, Conductor
Simone Dinnerstein, Piano

Saturday, November 25 @ 8:00 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

This Thanksgiving, the Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Robert Manno, returns with a holiday program featuring acclaimed piano soloist Simone Dinnerstein.

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The Nutcracker
Orpheum Dance Program

SIX PERFORMANCE
Saturday, December 2 @ 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 3 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 @ 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 10 @ 2:00 pm

Orpheum Performing Arts Center

The CMF Nutcracker, now in its eighth year, has become a holiday favorite of residents of the surrounding Catskills and Hudson Valley. Featuring ballet stars of the future, this spectacular production has become one of the finest Nutcrackers in upstate New York.

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The Hot Sardines: "Holiday Stomp"

Saturday, December 16 @ 7:30 pm
Orpheum Performing Arts Center

These mischief-makers of hot jazz have been described as “potent and assured” (The New York Times) and “simply phenomenal” (The Times, London).

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 VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES

Academy of Fortepiano Performance International Fortepiano Salon 13:
"Pianos and the Salon in the 18th Century"
with guests Rebecca Cypess and Marcia Hadjimarkos

Sunday, January 29 @ 2:00 pm

Rebecca Cypess from New York City will give us a preview of her recent book Women and Musical Salons in the Enlightenment and Marcia Hadjimarkos from France will play music by the French Salonnière Mme de Villeblanche.

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Academy of Fortepiano Performance International Fortepiano Salon 14:
"A Special Genre: The Accompanied Keyboard Repertoire in the 18th Century and its Aftermath"
with guests Pierre Goy and Liana Mosca

Saturday, March 25 @ 2:00 pm

An exploration of piano repertoire from ca. 1750 to 1800, with accompaniments for violin, flute, or cello.

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Academy of Fortepiano Performance International Fortepiano Salon 15:
"More than Just Notes: Rhetoric and Ornamentation in Classical Piano Music"
with guests Anders Muskens and Tobias Cramm

Saturday, April 29 @ 8:00 pm

Canadian fortepianist Anders Muskens and Tobias Cramm on rhetoric and early Romantic improvisation.

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Academy of Fortepiano Performance International Fortepiano Salon 16:

Saturday, October 28

MORE INFO TO COME SHORTLY!

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Academy of Fortepiano Performance International Fortepiano Salon 17:

Saturday, November 18

MORE INFO TO COME SHORTLY!

 

 

 

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