Audiences might remember a few young dancers from the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet who made a special appearance during this season’s opera performances of Macbeth and Eugene Onegin. Those dancers — and several more from CRYB — are returning to the Institution, this time performing their own repertoire.
Chamber music sometimes means string quartets and long-dead composers, but for Will Holshouser, it means accordion and improv.
Prepare for VIP status with “Backstage Pass: Heart and Music,” the first musical theater revue performance this season from the Chautauqua Opera Company’s Young Artists at 10 p.m. tonight in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall. A repeat performance will take place on Aug. 4.
DFT Communications, Partners in Technology, will underwrite Bravo! Bravo!: A Family Friendly Opera Revue and special Q-and-A at 6 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall, as well as several Community Appreciation Nights offered on select evenings as part of the free Family Entertainment Series.
As he hops from country to country with the Vienna Piano Trio, pianist Stefan Mendl said the varying reactions to his performances are sometimes the most entertaining part.
Gabrielle Israelievitch still calls him her boyfriend. Thirty years of marriage, three kids and stage IV lung cancer hasn’t hindered Jacques’ and Gabrielle’s love in any way. If anything, it’s been refreshed.
A key component in making music is spending countless hours in a practice room, improving. But those hours pass quickly when spent with beloved colleagues.
ROSE ESEMBLE Across 19 seasons, Jordan Sramek’s Rose Ensemble can claim awards, record deals and performances across Europe and America,
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Ricardo Dâvila performs in That’s What Friends are For written by Jenica Jones Tristin Abers
Whether they’ve been on the grounds for 24 hours, days or years, Chautauqua Institution represents many different things to different people.