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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Originally broadcast on www.porch.chq.org at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
Études-Tableaux, Op. 39 (40")
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
Recitals with Rossen featuring Maja Bogdanovic and Daniel Rowland
Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, 2020.
Dutch–English violinist Daniel Rowland and Serbian–French cellist Maja Bogdanovic join forces in this exceptional musical partnership. Since forming in 2018, the duo has performed all over Europe and the world, including engagements wit...
Weekly Virtual Gallery Tour hosted by Judy Barie: The Bridge Gallery
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,...
Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 20, 2020.
Bartok: Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins (1931)
39. Serbian Dance
Augusta Read Thomas: Silent Moon for Violin and Viola (2006)
Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin Solo (2014)
Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 16, 2020.
With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, pianist Natasha Paremski reveals astounding virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities. She continues to generate excitement from all corners as she wins over audiences with ...