CHQ Assembly is the digital expression of Chautauqua Institution — a nonprofit organization that exists to explore the best in human values and the enrichment of life. This exploration takes place in an interdisciplinary and intergenerational way that is characterized by a unique commitment to upholding the dignity and contributions of all people. We invite you to join us in exploring critical issues of the day through a range of experiences — lectures, artistic experiences, master and enrichment courses, and conversations — that combine to call you to your best self for a better world.
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...
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...
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 5:30 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...