CHQ Backstage

CHQ Backstage

Watch exclusive conversations and concert re-broadcasts, featuring artists who performed at the Chautauqua Amphitheater.

Enjoy special backstage access to some of Chautauqua's favorite artists as Deborah Sunya Moore, Senior Vice President and Chief Program Officer for Chautauqua Institution, talks with members of Chanticleer, Amythyst Kiah, and Clarice & Sérgio Assad before special re-broadcasts of their concerts. Full artist interview programs will be posted throughout December.

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.

CHQ Backstage
  • CHQ Backstage: Chanticleer - Interview

    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....

  • CHQ Backstage: Chanticleer

    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...

  • CHQ Backstage: Amythyst Kiah - Interview

    Originally broadcast at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

    Amythyst Kiah, noted by Rolling Stone as one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets, joins Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss topics ranging from her career take-off, solo artistry and the music industry to personal identity, life ...

  • CHQ Backstage: Amythyst Kiah

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, December 14, 2021.

    Amythyst Kiah, noted by Rolling Stone as one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets, joins Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss topics ranging from her career take-off, solo artistry and the music industry to personal identity, life bal...

  • CHQ Backstage: Clarice and Sergio Assad - Interview

    Clarice and Sérgio Assad, a father and daughter duo who’s legacy of musicianship dates back to the 1950s, join Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss their passion for music and their familial bond.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in s...

  • CHQ Backstage: Clarice and Sérgio Assad

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

    Clarice and Sérgio Assad, a father and daughter duo who’s legacy of musicianship dates back to the 1950s, join Deborah Sunya Moore to discuss their passion for music and their familial bond.

    Enjoy a preview of that interview before a...