At 4 p.m. today in Norton Hall, the 18 singers will be performing a part of an opera Scenes Program. Similar to the Highlights Concert their fellow Apprentice Artists performed during Week Four, the Studio Artists will be taking center stage with their own biggest highlight of the season.
When jazz guitar prodigy Pat Metheny first began touring as a teenager, his grandfather noticed a similarity between his own Chautauqua-trooping father and his musician grandson.
Many scholars focus on somewhat traditional ways of thinking about Brazil, but Jeffrey Lesser is interested in Brazilians who don’t fit into the typical categories — namely, Japanese, Jewish and Arab Brazilians.
Paul Sotero will deliver the 10:45 a.m. lecture today in the Amphitheater, wrapping up the Week Six examination of Brazil. Sotero will offer a nuanced, clear-eyed, but largely positive view of the South American behemoth whose political, social and economic development has always been complex and unpredictable.
Guest conductor Maximiano Valdés makes his second appearance this season with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
Not many people can say they’ve received a neck massage from soccer legend Pelé, but author Brian Winter can.
The global financial crisis of 2008 halted most countries’ economies, but Deborah Wetzel said the Brazilian financial system has shown consistent growth since 2003 — and she doesn’t see an end to that growth in the near future.
Rachel Elizabeth Harding, assistant professor of indigenous spiritual traditions in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Denver, will explore one such way — through the religion Candomblé — in a lecture at 2 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, audiences will have the chance to witness the Charlotte Ballet push dance into an area of creative discomfort. The company hopes that they will metamorphose into the unexpected and the enlightened.
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, Brian Winter will share his thoughts on Brazil’s place in the modern world and whether the nation is capable of asserting itself as a force on the global stage.