One might wonder what Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, the Four Seasons, Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse have in common, but according to Dominic Nolfi, they are all huge inspirations to the five-man group the Doo Wop Project.
Long-time favorites return to Chautauqua.
Key Private Bank helped underwrite An Evening with Jackie Evancho Friday in the Amphitheater.
When jazz guitar prodigy Pat Metheny first began touring as a teenager, his grandfather noticed a similarity between his own Chautauqua-trooping father and his musician grandson.
Named after a Brazilian slang word meaning “country bumpkin,” Matuto plans to intoxicate listeners with its vibrant and refreshing musical cocktail at 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater.
The Brass Band of the Western Reserve will round out Independence Day weekend at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater with a concert titled “From Sea to Shining Sea.”
Those who jumped, jived and wailed at the 2012 Amphitheater Ball can look forward to a repeat performance tonight. The Ladies First Big Band returns at 8 p.m. to a semi-benchless Amp for a concert that they expect will make Chautauquans of all ages get up and move.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will end its summer season with three distinct pieces on the Amphitheater stage. This is the company’s first time performing at Chautauqua Institution.
Though the three works the company is performing tonight are not new, combining the three in the same show provides an innovative and eclectic mix of ballet; each dance is drastically different in period and style from the others.