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  • Dance Theatre of Harlem: Conversation with Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director

    Premiering at 12 p.m. ET Friday, April 16, 2021.

    A founding member of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Virginia Johnson was one of its principal ballerinas over a career that spanned nearly 30 years. After retiring in 1997, Ms. Johnson went on to found Pointe Magazine and was editor-in chief for 10 year...

  • Eric Gutman’s From Broadway to Obscurity

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Sunday, March 28, 2021.

    Premiere of: "Eric Gutman's From Broadway to Obscurity", which was recorded at Marygrove Theatre by Detroit Public TV and Detroit Public Theatre, is a musical love letter to both Broadway and Michigan. At the peak of his career playing s...

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

    Originally broadcast at 4 pm ET Sunday, March 21, 2020.

    Op. 130 with the Grosse Fuge

    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 per...

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

    Originally broadcast at 4 pm ET Saturday, March 20, 2021.

    Op. 95 "Serioso" and Op. 59, No. 3

    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 communica...

  • 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...

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

    Originally broadcast at 4 pm ET Sunday, February 7, 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 ...

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

    Originally broadcast 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 fearlessl...

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

    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 ...

  • Only Art Held Me: 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...

  • No Child...
    Movie + 1 extra

    No Child...

    Movie + 1 extra

    Originally broadcast at 8 pm 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 Yo...

  • 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

    3 videos

    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: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua La...

  • Wynton Marsalis in Conversation with H.E. Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Friday, October 23, 2020.

    Celebrated jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis speaks with H.E. Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, a patron of the arts who has dedicated her life to inspiring artists to create, generations to innovate and communities to unite and prospe...

  • Wynton Marsalis in Conversation with Jon Batiste

    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 ...

  • Wynton Marsalis in conversation with the Most Rev. Michael Curry

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, October 15, 2020.

    Famed jazz musician Wynton Marsalis speaks with Michael Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church.

    ABOUT PRESIDING BISHOP MICHAEL CURRY

    Presiding Bishop Curry was installed as the 27th Presiding Bishop ...

  • Nicola Benedetti on Performance, Preparation and Practice

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, October 1, 2020.

    Join Grammy Award-winning violinist Nicola Benedetti as she shares insights into the internal and external experiences of life as a performer. From preparation to performance, Ms. Benedetti will take listeners behind the scenes, givin...

  • Piano Recitals 2020

    Movie

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

    Enjoy hours of uninterrupted music from the world’s piano masters, including several Chautauqua favorites such as Alexander Gavrylyuk, Alexander Kobrin, Natasha Paremski, Sara Davis Buechner, Christopher Taylor and more.

    About Cha...

  • The House On Mango Street with Sandra Cisneros and Derek Bermel

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 27, 2020.

    Join us for a special conversation with writer Sandra Cisneros and composer Derek Bermel as we show selected excerpts recorded during Chautauqua’s 2017 world premiere of Mango Suite, while discussing how this collaboration has continu...

  • Ying Quartet

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, August 24, 2020.

    Program:
    Beethoven: Quartet in F minor, op. 95, "Serioso"
    Antonin Dvořák: Quartet in E-flat major, op. 51, "Slavonic”

    Coming to you live from Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution, the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet occupies a positi...

  • CSO Rebroadcast: Strauss’s Don Quixote

    Rebroadcast at 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 20, 2020.

    Originally performed on 8/8/2019.

    Join us online to watch selected favorites from CSO performances recorded in the Amphitheater during past seasons. Whether you were there for the original performance, or whether this is your first time he...

  • Berofsky Piano Quartet

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, August 17, 2020.

    Program:
    -W.A. Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478
    -Charles Berofsky: Uneasy Dreams
    -Antonín Dvořák: Allegro con Fuoco from Piano Quartet in E-flat major, B. 162, op. 87

    Chautauqua School of Music faculty members Aaron Berofsky, v...

  • CSO Rebroadcast: Wagner and Rachmaninoff

    Movie

    Premiering at 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 13, 2020.

    Originally performed on 7/2/2019 and 8/8/2019

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Rebroadcasts - Selected Thursdays at 8:15 p.m.

    Join us online to watch selected favorites from CSO performances recorded in the Amphitheater during past seasons. W...

  • PUBLIQuartet

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, August 10, 2020.

    Applauded by The Washington Post as “a perfect encapsulation of today’s trends in chamber music,” and by The New Yorker as “independent-minded,” PUBLIQuartet’s modern interpretation of chamber music makes them one of the most dynamic ar...

  • Recitals with Rossen featuring Ilya Kaler

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 6, 2020.

    Described by the Gramophone as a “magician, bewitching our ears” for his hauntingly beautiful sound, flawless command of the instrument and mesmerizing phrasing, Ilya Kaler is the only violinist to win the Gold Medal at the Tchaikovsky...