This week’s CLSC Young Readers selection is Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery winning Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, a novel in which young readers meet Flora, a self-professed cynic, and her amazing squirrel, Ulysses.
At 4:15 p.m. today in the Garden Room of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, young readers will be joined by Brian Castner, the Week Eight prose writer-in-residence for the Writers’ Center and author of the 2013 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection The Long Walk.
Though tonight may be the last concert for Maestro Muffitt and the students of the Music School Festival Orchestra, the season is not officially over until the last string sings.
The double bass may not be the grand star of an orchestra, but it knows how to play its position.
At 4 p.m. today in Fletcher Music Hall, former Steinway manager Ray Rotuna will give a presentation on the “Secrets of Steinway.”
For 10-year-old Há, Saigon, Vietnam, has always been home. Like any young girl, she loves spending time with her friends and celebrating age-old traditions. Há especially loves the papaya tree in her yard that bears the sweetest fruit she’s ever known.
At 10 a.m. today in McKnight Hall, the 10 cellists of the Music School Festival Orchestra hope to play a sound as heavenly as Villa-Lobos’ in their cello recital.
It has been 53 days since the students of the Voice Program stepped foot in Chautauqua. Since day one, they have been working nonstop, not only to put on great performances, but also to improve as performers.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the students of the Music School Festival Orchestra and the Voice Program will transform the pillared walls of the venue into the South of France as they perform Puccini’s tale of fervid love, loss and deceit: La Rondine.
Smith Wilkes Hall came alive on Tuesday evening as the sun began to set.