At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, music director candidate Maximiano Valdés will be leading the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra for a program highlighting an alumna of the Institution: soprano Leela Subramaniam.
If this weekend’s production of Go West! is meant to celebrate the challenging triumphs and devastating struggles that make up the story of the American West, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra members are the oxen pulling the covered wagons on their journey.
Guest conductor Bruce Hangen and saxophone soloist Kenneth Radnofsky will join the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the party will include guest conductor Bruce Hangen, who will highlight David Amram’s “Ode to Lord Buckley; Concerto for Alto Saxophone” with soloist Kenneth Radnofsky.
Mayuko Kamio was 11 years old the first time she played Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Op. 35 in D Major.
The 2014 Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra season continues to pick up the pace as guest conductor Roberto Minczuk and piano soloist Jon Nakamatsu grace the Amphitheater stage at 8:15 p.m. Saturday.
Two days ago, guest conductor Cristian Macelaru led the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring friend and cellist Johannes Moser.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
For Saturday’s guest conductor Steven Osgood, the devil’s in the details.
While the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra is playing two operatic concerts as well as a ballet over the course of a calendar week, patrons have a unique opportunity this afternoon to experience a whole new side of a symphonic keystone.