At 4 p.m. today in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall, audiences will feel the boom from African drums and catch the groove from Argentina in the Student Percussion Recital.
At 1 p.m. today in Fletcher Music Hall, finalists Evelyn Lam, Vincent Ip, David Brickle, Benjamin Goodman, Laura Spector and Felisien Ng will take to the stage for half an hour each to play a repertoire of their choice.
World-renowned pianist Gary Graffman has been a major force in the music world since his debut at the age of 18 with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
At 7:30 p.m. tonight in McKnight Hall, pianist Mikael Eliasen and singers from the Voice Program will present “As Time Goes By: Songs From the Piano Bench.”
At 10:30 a.m. today in the Sherwood-Marsh Studios, students of the Piano Program will play against one another in the piano competition preliminaries.
Today at 2 p.m. in the Sherwood-Marsh Studios, world-renowned pianist and Van Cliburn Piano Competition Gold Medalist Jon Nakamatsu will be giving a guest master piano class.
At 1:15 p.m. today in Fletcher Music Hall, Marlena Malas, chair of the School of Music’s Voice Program, will be conducting her annual master class.
A gold-plated Miller Bell Tower pendant hanging from her neck, Ruth Ann McChesney recalled her favorite moments at Chautauqua. From cabin stays to boat rides with her family and concerts to church services, for more than 70 years, Chautauqua has always had a special place in McChesney’s heart.
At 7 p.m. tonight, award-winning composer Ricky Ian Gordon will take listeners on a rollercoaster with pit stops through several emotions — regret, revenge, anger, resentment, forgiveness and the will to go on with life — all through an evening of opera.
In a family of big players, it can be hard for the viola to find its shine. While smaller than its elder sibling, the cello, and often confused with its almost-homonym little sibling, the violin, the viola still plays a vital part in orchestra.