CHQ Assembly is the digital expression of Chautauqua Institution — a nonprofit organization that exists to explore the best in human values and the enrichment of life. This exploration takes place in an interdisciplinary and intergenerational way that is characterized by a unique commitment to upholding the dignity and contributions of all people. We invite you to join us in exploring critical issues of the day through a range of experiences — lectures, artistic experiences, master and enrichment courses, and conversations — that combine to call you to your best self for a better world.
Enjoy conversations, exclusive backstage interviews, and performances from a few 2022 Grammy Award winners and nominees who visited Chautauqua Institution.
Jon Batiste - WINNER - Album of the Year
Chanticleer - WINNER - Best Engineered Album, Classical
Allison Russell - NOMINEE - Best American Roots Performance, Best American Roots Song, Best Americana Album
Sérgio Assad & Clarice Assad - NOMINEE - Best Engineered Album, Classical; Producer of the Year, Classical; Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance; Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Cantus - NOMINEE - Best Immersive Audio Album (63rd Grammy)
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.
Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, October 22, 2020.
Celebrated jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis speaks with Jon Batiste, the virtuoso pianist, bandleader, composer, record producer, educator and actor. As a teenager, Batiste began self-producing and releasing his music, as ...
Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, December 7, 2021.
In this special premier of CHQ Backstage, three members of Chanticleer, a world-renowned orchestra comprised of 12 male vocalists, join Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss their personal journey to joining the group, their passion for the a...
In the premiere of CHQ Backstage, three members of Chanticleer, a world-renowned orchestra comprised of 12 male vocalists, join Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss their personal journey to joining the group, their passion for the arts and youth education, and love of music that spans all generations....