Performing and Visual Arts

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • In Our Silence

    4 videos

    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 COVID-19 crisis, the isolation it has created for so many peopl...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hear Them Now: A Recital of Works from the African Diaspora

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

    Marlena Malas, Chair/Chautauqua Voice Program
    Nicoletta Berry and Jaime Sharp, artistic directors
    John Giampietro, technical director
    Travis Bloom and Nicole Cloutier, piano

    The Chautauqua School of Music Voice Program has something...

  • 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...

  • A Ballerina's Battle with Bone Cancer

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 20, 2020.

    This short documentary interview tells the story of Washington Ballet Ballerina, Chiara Valle (Chautauqua School of Dance Alumna 2016-17), who was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of pediatric bone cancer at the age of 19. 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...

  • The Gallery Store

    Originally broadcast at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, August 6, 2020.

    The Gallery Store is a museum-quality gift shop located in Strohl Art Center. Approximately 60 artists and craftspeople from around the country are represented. The store offers unique handcrafted jewelry, fiber, wood, glass, metal an...

  • 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...

  • An Afternoon Piano Recital with Christopher Taylor

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT on August 5, 2020 on CHQ Virtual Porch: https://porch.chq.org/re/event/252/

    2 Impromptus, op. 10. Alexander Scriabin
    1. F-sharp minor
    2. A major

    2 Impromptus, op. 12. Alexander Scriabin
    1. F-sharp major
    2. B-flat minor

    4 Impromptus, op...

  • Cantus

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, August 3, 2020.

    Cantus performs for Week Six’s Chautauqua Chamber Music series.

    Cantus is an internationally recognized men’s vocal ensemble is widely known for its innovative programming and its engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaiss...

  • An Afternoon Piano Recital with Alexander Kobrin

    Originally broadcast on www.porch.chq.org at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

    Études-Tableaux, Op. 39 (40")
    Sergei Rachmaninov
    No. 1 in C minor
    No. 2 in A minor
    No. 3 in F-sharp minor
    No. 4 in B minor
    No. 5 in E-flat minor
    No. 6 in A minor
    No. 7 in C minor
    No. 8 in D minor
    No. 9 in D major

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