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A community collaboration

Chautauqua audiences will probably recognize “The Fiddler on the Roof” as one of the oeuvres of musical theater writing duo Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. At 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Amphitheater, the audience will hear Young Artists from the Chautauqua Opera Company perform some of Bock and Harnick’s lesser-known hits, like “Fiorello!” and “Tenderloin,” as well as some selections from “Fiddler.”

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Bass William Roberts performs during the Week Three collaboration between Chautauqua Opera and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Photo by Demetrius Freeman.

A community collaboration

For the second time this season, Stuart Chafetz will step out from behind the timpani and onto the podium to conduct the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.

The orchestra will accompany Chautauqua Opera Young Artists in an evening of Broadway classics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Hits from “Fiddler on the Roof,” “She Loves Me,” “Fiorello!” and many others will be performed at 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Amphitheater.

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