At 7:30 p.m. tonight in McKnight Hall, pianist Mikael Eliasen and singers from the Voice Program will present “As Time Goes By: Songs From the Piano Bench.”
The School of Music Voice Program will pay tribute to the five Strausses — Johann, Oscar, Eduard, Josef and Richard — at 7:30 p.m. tonight in McKnight Hall. Mikael Eliasen, pianist and guest faculty member of the Voice Program, will accompany eight voice students during the “By Strauss” concert.
Eliasen has chosen a selection of lighthearted Strauss operettas, each focused on a different situation of love.
Some music can be worlds apart but can unite in ways we least expect.
In a voice concert titled “White Russians and Black Americans” at 7:30 p.m. tonight in McKnight Hall, voice coach Mikael Eliasen will link two very different cultures of music through a simple common thread.
If you love opera, you’ll love hearing Mikael Eliasen, director of the Curtis Institute of Music Voice Department and Chautauqua Music School voice teacher, explain “Opera — What Is It?” at the Chautauqua Speaks program 9:15 a.m. Thursday at the Chautauqua Women’s Club. If you hate opera, you’ll still love hearing Eliasen explain “Opera — What Is It?”