Performing and Visual Arts

  • Bill Engvall: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Rutledge Wood

    Comedian Bill Engvall discusses finding his unique comedic voice and the phenomenon of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour in a National Comedy Center Conversation hosted by Floor is Lava’s Rutledge Wood.

    To watch more National Comedy Center programs, visit the National Comedy Center Anywhere channel at...

  • A Carl Reiner Interview from the National Comedy Center Archives

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday, September 19, 2020.

    An interview with comedy legend and founding National Comedy Center Advisory Board Member Carl Reiner from the Comedy Center Archives, featuring never-before-seen interview footage, plus a discussion about Carl Reiner’s genius with...

  • Howie Mandel: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Harrison Greenbaum

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

    Comedian, host and producer Howie Mandel discusses his vast career and his “say yes” philosophy with comedian Harrison Greenbaum in an exclusive National Comedy Center Conversation.

    To watch more National Comedy Center programs, ...

  • Kenan Thompson: A National Comedy Center Conversation

    Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson, the longest-tenured cast member in SNL history and 2020 Emmy-nominee, discusses comedy with Stephen J. Morrison, executive producer of exhibit media for the National Comedy Center.

    To watch more National Comedy Center programs, visit the National Comedy Cent...

  • Alan Zweibel: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Kelly Carlin

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

    Original Saturday Night Live writer and five-time Emmy winner Alan Zweibel discusses his new memoir, "Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier," and his nearly five decades as an award-winning comedy writer with writer/...

  • Piano Recitals 2020

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    Premiering 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 Chautauqua In...

  • Debra Messing: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Frank DeCaro

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday, September 5, 2020.

    An interview with Emmy Award-winner Debra Messing in conversation about her work and career, Will & Grace, the art of comedy, and comedy legend Lucille Ball as a major influence on Messing throughout her career. Hosted by comedian a...

  • Jay Leno: A National Comedy Center Conversation (Part 2)

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

    Legendary comedian Jay Leno discusses his extensive career in stand-up, writing and late-night television in a conversation with Stephen J. Morrison, executive producer of exhibit media for the National Comedy Center.

    To watch mor...

  • Mark Russell: A National Comedy Center Conversation Hosted by Lewis Black

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday, August 29, 2020.

    Legendary political satirist and comedian Mark Russell takes on current events for the National Comedy Center with a performance of new musical parodies, plus a discussion of his career and legacy with comedian, author and playwright ...

  • 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

    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. Her story continues to inspire young children and adults diagnose...

  • 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...

  • Jay Leno: A National Comedy Center Conversation

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    Premiering at 5 p.m. EDT Saturday, August 15, 2020.

    A special presentation of Part 1 of The National Comedy Center's "Lucille Ball Virtual Comedy Festival" discussion with comedian Jay Leno. Hosted by Stephen J. Morrison, Leno discusses his career in stand-up, acting, writing, and late-night tel...

  • CSO Rebroadcast: Wagner and Rachmaninoff

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    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

    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 artists of their generation. Dedicated to presenting new works...

  • The Gallery Store

    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 and ceramic items for all to collect and enjoy. Join Lynn LeFauve...

  • 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

    ...

  • CSO Rebroadcast: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring

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    Premiering at 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, 2020.

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Rebroadcast: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring (collaboration with the Music School Festival Orchestra)

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Rebroadcasts

    Selected Thursdays at 8:15 p.m.

    Join us online to watch selected ...