Simon, Paula and Randy might be gone, but “American Idol” continues on, and so does its live performances, one of which hits Chautauqua at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
Tradition never goes out of fashion, and the Golden Dragon Acrobats would agree.
The audience in the Amphitheater tonight shouldn’t be surprised to hear songs in as many as 20 different languages. Taking the stage at 8:15 p.m., Pink Martini is a musical group that combines elements of classical, jazz, pop and world music into its 15-member “little orchestra.”
Millions of immigrants have traveled across an ocean to America. Chautauquans only have to head to the Amphitheater to hear their stories.
Banjos. Banjos as far as the eye can see. The traditional instrument may not be associated with the kind of entertainment usually found in the Amphitheater, but banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn and band Punch Brothers will show that banjos — and the other bluegrass instruments — are not limited to the hillbilly stereotype that is often applied to them. The groups will take the stage at 8:15 p.m. tonight.
Tonight will be farewell, but certainly not goodbye.
Although he juggles two of the most important jobs in the orchestra, Stuart Chafetz said he hardly notices a difference.
Be our guest no more: Rossen Milanov will take the Amphitheater stage at 8:15 p.m. tonight for the first time as Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra’s new conductor and music director. With him, he brings regular soloist, pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk.
Guitarist Sharon Isbin’s classical melodies have proved to the world guitar isn’t just for rock ’n’ roll.
Photographs by RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer A dark room, two chairs and a table he bought himself. That’s all…