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Chautauqua Opera Company Master Class Featuring Wendy Bryn Harmer
At 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, on the CHQ Assembly Virtual Porch, join Chautauqua Opera General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood for the broadcast of the Week Five master class. This week’s master class is led by Guest Artist Wendy Bryn Harmer, and features Chautauqua Opera Young Artists Samina Aslam, Celeste Godin, Shafali Jalota and Michael Miller.
Tallman Tracker Organ Recital
Joshua Stafford, interim organist for Chautauqua Institution, gives a recital on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ, broadcast at noon Wednesday, July 29, on the CHQ Assembly Video Platform immediately following the Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation of the day.
Virtual Old First Night Run/Walk
Sign up for the virtual “Around the World” Old First Night Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 1. Run or walk your own 2.75-mile race course and receive a race T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Chautauqua Fund. To register for the race, please visit forms.chq.org/oldfirstnight.
Robert Pinsky Favorite Poem Project
At 5 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, via Zoom, selected Chautauquans will be given the chance to read their favorite published poem and briefly explain why it is their favorite. This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, is modeled on the initiative introduced to Chautauqua by the former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.