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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Two Russians, Eight Strings

    Originally broadcast at 4:00 p.m. EDT Monday, July 27, 2020.

    Chautauqua Institution is pleased to announce:

    Into the Music with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra (Special Monday Edition)
    Two Russians, Eight Strings
    Monday, July 27, 2020
    4:00 p.m.
    CHQ Assembly – Live from Lenna Hall

    Join us fo...

  • The Switala Duo

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 20, 2020.

    Program:
    Bartok: Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins (1931)
    39. Serbian Dance
    43. Pizzicato
    41. Scherzo
    Augusta Read Thomas: Silent Moon for Violin and Viola (2006)
    Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin Solo (2014)
    ...

  • Gina Chavez Performs

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Friday, July 17, 2020.

    Gina Chavez returns to Chautauqua with a special online concert and conversation.

    Chavez is a 12-time Austin Music Award winner, including 2019 Female Vocalist and 2015 Austin Musician of the Year, Gina explores the true meaning of “Am...

  • CSO Rebroadcast: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Alexander Gavrylyuk

    Rebroadcast at 8:15 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 16, 2020.

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Rebroadcasts

    Selected Thursdays at 8:15 p.m.

    CSO Rebroadcast: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Alexander Gavrylyuk

    Join us online to watch selected favorites from CSO performances recorded in t...

  • Music from the Other Europe

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 13, 2020.

    Pianist Brian Zeger, violinist Nurit Pacht and cellist Tobias Werner perform music by Dvořák, Block, Janáček and Bartók.

    Brian Zeger appears regularly on the Guest Faculty of Chautauqua’s Voice Program and is widely recognized as one o...

  • The Artist as Citizen

    Originally broadcast at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday, July 13, 2020.

    Joseph Polisi details the role of 21st-century artists, and their impact today.

    “Creativity is the human mind.”

    An interview with Dr. Joseph Polisi, President Emeritus & Chief China Officer, The Juilliard School.

    About Chautauq...

  • Recitals with Rossen featuring JIJI

    Originally broadcast at 5:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 9, 2020.

    Applauded by the Calgary Herald as “…talented, sensitive…brilliant,” JIJI is an adventurous artist on both acoustic and electric guitar, playing a wide range of music from traditional and contemporary classical to free improvisation. ...

  • Into the Music with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Swing into the Season"

    Originally broadcast at 8:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

    Beginning with jazz is the perfect example of how this series featuring musicians of the CSO will surprise and delight. Bassist Kieran Hanlon, in his first season as a member of the CSO, joins with CSO Principal Percussionist Brian Kus...

  • ChamberFest Cleveland in Concert

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 6, 2020.

    Launched in 2012 by Cleveland Orchestra principal clarinet Franklin Cohen and daughter Diana Cohen, ChamberFest Cleveland focuses on creating thematic programming for unique chamber music experiences in a variety of venues.

    Diana Cohen ...

  • Memorial Concert in Memory of Jared Jacobsen

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Sunday, June 28, 2020.

    The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson and interim organist Joshua Stafford remember Jared Jacobsen.

    Jacobsen, Chautauqua’s longtime organist and coordinator of worship and sacred music, died in a car crash in 2019, shortly after completing his 65...

  • Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift: INVISIBLE(s)

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.

    Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift perform and discuss their collaborative project, INVISIBLE(s).

    Pianist Pato and violinist Swift perform solo improvisations on the pieces commissioned for their INVISIBLE(s) project and engage in a musical c...

  • Independence Day Celebration

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 4, 2020.

    Conductor Stuart Chafetz and friends continue Chautauqua’s beloved Independence Day tradition.

    Joined by Tony DeSare and Capathia Jenkins, Chafetz will provide a performance from his California home. Chafetz is the CSO principal pops c...

  • Susan Graham Master Class

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    Today's class features world renowned mezzo, Susan Graham.

    Lucy Evans, mezzo
    Cesar Parreño, tenor
    Nicoletta Berry, soprano
    Evan Lazdowski, bass-baritone

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shor...

  • Ilya Kaler Master Class

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. ET Thursday, July 30, 2020.

    Today's violin masterclass features Ilya Kaler.

    Ilya Kaler is one of the most outstanding personalities of the violin today, with a career ranging from that of soloist and recording artist to chamber musician and professor. He is the...

  • Marlena Malas Master Class

    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, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, w...

  • Boris Slutsky Master Class

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

    Guest masterclasses with some of the world’s most esteemed pianists and teachers are an integral part of the great success of Chautauqua Piano. Our classes in 2020 will comprise a hybrid of live and virtual content, with live introduction...

  • Renee Fleming Master Class

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

    The Voice Program is thrilled to welcome world-renowned soprano, Renée Fleming, as she leads a masterclass for our young singers in a private session on Wednesday, July 29 at 2 p.m. This masterclass will be broadcast on the Virtual Po...