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.
Patricia McBride’s mother enrolled her in dance classes when she was 7 years old because she thought she could use a little more grace. She had no way of knowing that her daughter would someday become a world-renowned ballerina.
At 4:15 p.m. today at the Hall of Christ, three Young Artists will be making their Chautauqua debut, singing around the theme of adventure. For most of the performers, their own journeys to the operatic stage started with that promise of an ever-new life, leaving galloping steeds and Napolitano dames to the French poets.
At 4:15 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ, a trio of Studio Artists from Chautauqua Opera Company’s Young Artist program will perform a set of songs about death in the season’s final Artsongs recital.