To some visitors, Chautauqua looks the same as it did the day it was born, a mind-boggling idea to someone who has ever slept in a tent. But change comes hard to Chautauquans steeped in generations-old tradition. And change it must.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, German maestro Christof Perick will conduct his first of two concerts this week. Perick is the seventh of the eight candidates to appear with the CSO this summer; Daniel Boico will be with the orchestra for its final two concerts on Saturday and Aug. 19.
This summer has been one of reunions for music director candidate Bruce Hangen.
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.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the Time Jumpers hope to bring a bit of that Tennessee feel to southwestern New York.
Shortly after former Apple CEO Steve Jobs began his second stint at the future tech giant in 1997, he decided to scrap the plans for an Apple corporate museum in California’s Silicon Valley, and instead donate the company archives to Stanford University’s Silicon Valley Archives.
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.
For Saturday’s guest conductor Steven Osgood, the devil’s in the details.
Ask an artist in any medium — including musicians — and they’ll tell you their craft is one of expression and emotion; of telling a story through each note or brushstroke.
After more than 40 years of tooting their own horns on an international stage, the gold-plated ensemble Canadian Brass is coming to Chautauqua Institution, at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.