Photo of a concert crowd on the Conservatory Lawn

Summer Concert Series:
JAZZ & CHIHULY

Fridays, June 16, July 14, August 18; 6:30–10:30 p.m.

With the glass-domed Conservatory as the backdrop, this innovative series developed in collaboration with Catskill Jazz Factory and Absolutely Live Entertainment presents three themed evenings showcasing today’s dynamic jazz talent. Bring your blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy the best seat in the house on the scenic Conservatory Lawn. Before and after each concert, stroll among the CHIHULY artworks, glistening at dusk and mesmerizing when lit after the sun sets. Light fare and beverages are available for purchase.

Evening Schedule

6 p.m. | Doors Open
7–8:30 p.m. | Concert
8:30–10:30 p.m. | CHIHULY Viewing

Ticket Pricing

Non-Member $45 / Member $40
Summer Concert Series pass including all three concerts: Non-Member $120 / Member $105
Early Bird pass pricing through April 23, 2017: Non-Member $110 / Member $95

Advance purchase recommended.

The French Connection

A high-energy and trans-atlantic world premiere led by American trumpet virtuoso Alphonso Horne and featuring new Parisian vocal sensation Camille Bertault

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Celebrating the First 100 Years

A Centennial Tribute to the first recording and the international roots of Jazz led by powerhouse Latin jazz trombonist Chris Washburne and Brazilian virtuoso pianist André Mehmari.

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Damien Sneed

Songs of Protest & Reconciliation

An evening led by pianist Damien Sneed and featuring trumpeter Keyon Harrold, dedicated to songs of Protest and Reconciliation, drawing upon a rich songbook of timely messages.

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Tips for Your Visit

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