Performing and Visual Arts

Performing and Visual Arts

Share
Performing and Visual Arts
  • 2021 Virtual Gallery Tours

    6 videos

    Visit the Chautauqua Visual Arts galleries virtually.

    "Counterbalance" features artists: Liz Collins, Kelly Dzioba, Annie Evelyn, Phoebe Kuo, Heather MacKenzie, Na Chainkua Reindorf, Ruby Troup

    "Co-Existence" features artists: Cecile Chong, Jennifer Ling Datchuk, QiuChen Fan, and Cathy Lu

    "Ten...

  • 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...

  • Clarice and Sérgio Assad: An Evening of Brazilian Jazz Vocals, Samba and Guitar

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

    This rare father-daughter collaboration features Clarice Assad, Grammy-nominated vocalist, composer and pianist, and her father, guitarist Sérgio Assad, of the legendary Assad Brothers. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as "...

  • Manhattan Chamber Players

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

    The Manhattan Chamber Players are a chamber music collective of New York-based musicians who share the common aim of performing the greatest works in the chamber repertoire at the highest level.  Formed in 2015 by Artistic Director a...

  • Amythyst Kiah

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Monday, August 2, 2021.

    With an unforgettable voice that’s both unfettered and exquisitely controlled, the Tennessee-bred singer/songwriter expands on the uncompromising artistry she most recently revealed as part of Our Native Daughters, an all-women-of-colo...

  • Thursday Morning Brass & Old First Night

    Originally broadcast at 6:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

    Thursday Morning Brass & Old First Night

    To view this live program with Closed Captions, please visit https://chq.org/chq-assembly-captioned-events/ and enter password: CHQcaptions

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institutio...

  • Doktor Kaboom!

    Originally broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

    David Epley grew up expecting to be a research physicist. Then a biomedical engineer. Then a mathematician, an astrophysicist, a chemical engineer and a marine biologist. So, of course, he became an actor. Enter — Doktor Kaboom! Dokto...

  • Music School Festival Orchestra: The Marriage of Figaro

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Monday, July 19, 2021.

    Once per season, the Music School Festival Orchestra collaborates with the Chautauqua School of Music Voice Program (chaired by legendary pedagogue Marlena Malas) in a magnificent opera performance. This summer, they will present a quin...

  • An Evening Piano Recital with Jon Nakamatsu

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

    Jon Nakamatsu, Chautauqua favorite and 1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, presents an evening recital that will include masterworks by Mozart and Chopin. Each summer at Chautauqua, Nakamatsu leads professional-level masterclasses and priv...

  • Ranky Tanky

    *AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND until August 27, 2021.

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

    South Carolina’s global Gullah ambassadors and Billboard chart-toppers making “soulful honey to the ears” (NPR) return to the Chautauqua Amphitheater! Since their performance here in 2018,...

  • The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular

    Originally broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday, July 8, 2021.

    This stunning troupe features one dazzling circus feat after another in a high-energy, family-friendly flurry of fun! The show is performed by a cast of world record-holders, grand champions and variety entertainers who have been seen ...

  • Alicia Olatuja: “Intuition — Songs from the Minds of Women”

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

    Praised by The New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone,” Olatuja combines the earthy with the sublime, bringing a grounded relatability to genres as sophisticated as classical, as venerated as jazz, and as gritty a...

  • An Evening Piano Recital with Alexander Kobrin

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

    Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist Alexander Kobrin, winner of the 2005 Van Cliburn competition, presents an evening recital of works by Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms. Called the “Van Cliburn of today” by the BBC, Alexander Kobrin...

  • Chautauqua Piano Competition Winners' Recital

    Originally broadcast at 2:30 p.m. ET Sunday, July 11, 2021.

    Bringing top young pianists from the Americas, Asia, and Europe to Chautauqua each summer, the Piano Program culminates in the Chautauqua Piano Competition, a highlight each season in the programming of the School of Music. This year, t...

  • Chautauqua Theater Company's "Hello Chautauqua"

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

    Join the Chautauqua Theater Company and meet the 2021 Season Conservatory and Academy.

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

  • Music School Festival Orchestra: Opening Night 2021

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. ET Monday, June 28, 2021.

    Comprised of top-tier students from conservatories and universities in the U.S. and abroad, Music School Festival Orchestra members participate in a variety of musical activities during their summers at CHQ including chamber music and p...

  • Artist Interview: Wu Fei

    Originally broadcast at 6 p.m. ET Friday, June 25, 2021.

    Artist Interview: Wu Fei

    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, lectu...

  • Dance Theater of Harlem Residency at Chautauqua Institution 2021

    7 videos

    Dance Theatre of Harlem's residency at Chautauqua Institution during the month of April 2021.

    During the residency, the company took part in Chautauqua Arts Education programs online with Chautauqua County schools, as well as online conversations on CHQ Assembly featuring artistic director Virgi...

  • JLCO Septet with Wynton Marsalis In Residence at Chautauqua Institution 2020

    4 videos

    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 Marsalis visited the Chautauqua Institution grounds for 11 days ...

  • Ying Quartet: Only Art Held Me

    7 videos

    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 imaginative view of chamber music in today's world. Now in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...