In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, playwright and producer Meredith Bean McMath opted to commemorate the milestone with an opera based on the life on one of its characters: Oliver Willcox Norton.
The Chautauqua Science Circle, following a Darwinian model, wants to evolve to meet the demands of the future.
Art Deco ushered in a new way of looking at art, design and architecture nearly overnight. And while the movement is often associated with those fields, Jared Jacobsen said the style reaches as far as music.
Instruments are not allowed to be a part of Jum’ah, but they are not needed. Kaiser Aslam’s voice was uplifted and transformed into its own musical organ as the azaan resonated through the Hall of Christ.
The Artsongs recital at 4:15 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ features a trio of Young Artists, all with deep voices.
Today, Cynthia Gregory hopes to share her own vision of dance when she takes the podium for the Chautauqua Dance Circle’s lecture series.
James Pardo, chairman of the Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees, led an open forum on Saturday in the Hall of Christ to update community members on board activity over the last year. He also took it as an opportunity to look toward Chautauqua’s future and receive public feedback about the Institution’s growth and direction.
The iconic image of a tutu-fitted classical ballerina may be legendary, but it’s not permanent.
The Chautauqua Property Owners Association will hold a general meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Hall of Christ. The meeting will be preceded by a CPOA open forum at 8:30 a.m., and followed at 10 a.m. by a Chautauqua Institution Trustees Open Forum, also in the Hall of Christ.
It’s a fact that opera singers need to know more than how to sing bel canto and recitatives — they also must master a range of character roles, linguistic flavors and historical tastes.