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.
7/5/20 - 7/11/20 A glimpse of how our daily lives are influenced in ways we often do not know or understand, by people, algorithms and nature. Many have helped to lift the veil on these shapers of modern life, and have provided us insight on how we as individuals can better recognize and contend with forces influencing our personal realities.
Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 6, 2020.
Launched in 2012 by Cleveland Orchestra principal clarinet Franklin Cohen and daughter Diana Cohen, ChamberFest Cleveland focuses on creating thematic programming for unique chamber music experiences in a variety of venues.
Into the Music with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Swing into the Season"
Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
Beginning with jazz is the perfect example of how this series featuring musicians of the CSO will surprise and delight. Bassist Kieran Hanlon, in his first season as a member of the CSO, joins with CSO Principal Percussionist Brian Kus...
Originally broadcast at 12:00 p.m. EDT July 8, 2020.
Chautauqua Institution interim organist Joshua Stafford plays a weekly concert on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ. Originally built in 1893 for the First Baptist Church in Nyack, New York, the Tallman Organ was gifted to the In...
Originally broadcast at 5:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 9, 2020.
Applauded by the Calgary Herald as “…talented, sensitive…brilliant,” JIJI is an adventurous artist on both acoustic and electric guitar, playing a wide range of music from traditional and contemporary classical to free improvisation. ...