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  • Amelia Earhart at Chautauqua

    Originally broadcast at 8 pm ET Thursday, January 21, 2021.

    Amelia Earhart at Chautauqua, hosted by Jon Schmitz, Chautauqua Archivist and Historian who will discuss the two visits to Chautauqua made by the iconic aviatrix.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on ...

  • CHQ Assembly Productions Presents

    Movie

    Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

    JLCO Originals: Our Songs of Democracy

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

    The JLCO Septet showcases the songs and arrangements of the orchestra's various bandmembers, inspired by the notions of freedom and democracy...

  • No Child...

    Movie

    Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, January 28, 2021.

    Written and performed by Nilaja Sun and captured on tape in the studios at the WNED PBS in Buffalo with the support of the Chautauqua Theater Company and Detroit Public Theatre, No Child… is a breathtaking solo show exploring the New York City ...

  • CHQ Assembly Productions Presents

    Movie

    Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

    Coltrane and Rollins: A Love Supreme and Freedom Suite

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

    The JLCO Septet reintroduces listeners to two of the most profound pieces of music ever created. Universally hailed as a mast...

  • Only Art Held Me: Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Part III

    Premiering at 4 pm ET Saturday, February 6, 2021.

    Coming to you live from Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution, the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginat...

  • CHQ Assembly Productions Presents

    Movie

    Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

    The Music of Marsalis: The Sound of Democracy

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

    Airing on the evening of Inauguration Day in the United States, the JLCO Septet presents a concert of newly composed works and arrang...

  • CHQ Assembly Productions Presents

    Originally broadcast at 8 pm ET Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

    CHQ Assembly Productions presents: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis In Residence at Chautauqua Institution October 14–24, 2020

    In October 2020, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Mars...

  • In Our Silence

    7 videos

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, December 3, 2020.

    Over four days in early June, composer Frances Pollock and playwright and librettist Jerre Dye interviewed each of Chautauqua Opera Company's 2020 Young Artists. Together they investigated the emotional and professional impact of the ...

  • CSO Classics Podcast Series

    2 videos

    New episode premiering at 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

    Maestro Rossen Milanov introduces recordings of favorite past performances by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in this new monthly podcast experience premiering on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform.

    About Chautauqua Institution: Ch...

  • Only Art Held Me: Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Part II

    Movie

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. ET Sunday, December 20, 2020.

    The Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today's world. Now in ...

  • CHQ Authors Convening: Joshua Bennett

    Originally broadcast at 7 pm ET Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

    Joshua Bennett returns to Chautauqua to discuss his new book of poetry, Owed — a collection of odes that seek to celebrate the places and people that have been wronged for too long. Bennett calls them “poems of reparation” for himself. ...

  • Chautauqua Year-Round and Christmas at Chautauqua

    Movie

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

    Hosted by Jon Schmitz, Chautauqua Institution Archivist, and Emalee Sanfilippo, Archives Assistant

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state ...

  • The Tehran Children: Iran's Unexpected Connection to the Holocaust

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

    During World War II, Iran gave shelter to thousands of Polish Jews fleeing the Nazis. Within this group who traversed vast parts of the Soviet Union to Iran, there were 1,000 young people who became known as the Tehran Children. This...

  • The Ying Quartet: Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Part I

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. ET Sunday, December 6, 2020.

    Coming to you live from Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution, the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessl...

  • Chautauqua's 2020 Exploration Trailers

    9 videos

    Previews of the weekly themes of Chautauqua's 2020 Exploration.

    Themes include:

    Climate Change
    Forces Unseen
    Art & Democracy
    The Ethics of Tech
    The Women's Vote Centennial and Beyond
    Rebuilding Public Education
    The Science of Us
    Reframing the Constitution
    The Future We Want, The World We Need

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