The 2014 Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra season is officially one of 86 in the history books.
It’s a finale of firsts tonight as the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra puts a bow on its 86th season at 8:15 p.m. in the Amphitheater.
At 4 p.m. today in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall, Jonathan Beyer, an operatic baritone, returns to his old stomping grounds with violist Rose Armbrust Griffin and pianist Susan Nowicki for the final Logan Chamber Music Series concert of the
One of Chautauqua’s favored sons makes his return to the Amphitheater stage this weekend, and he’s bringing another transcendent Chautauquan with him. At 8:15 p.m. Saturday, pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk will make his ninth appearance as a soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, this time under the direction of guest conductor Daniel Boico.
Whether they’ve been on the grounds for 24 hours, days or years, Chautauqua Institution represents many different things to different people.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, Neubauer will perform the Chautauqua premiere of renowned American composer Aaron Jay Kernis’ “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra” with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Christof Perick.
At 4 p.m. today in Lenna Hall, Thursday Morning Brass will guide the audience through an afternoon of musical whimsy as they play everything from ragtime hits to tunes from famous Broadway shows.
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, German maestro Christof Perick will conduct his first of two concerts this week. Perick is the seventh of the eight candidates to appear with the CSO this summer; Daniel Boico will be with the orchestra for its final two concerts on Saturday and Aug. 19.
Credited with arranging two of the six pieces on the program for this afternoon’s Logan Chamber Music Series concert, Axiom Brass front man Dorival Puccini Jr. doesn’t like that particular turn of phrase.
Tyler Chamberlain, 10, flashes a grin as he fiddles with his straw-blond hair. He’s just recalled the time when, shortly after his family moved to the island of Trinidad, he ran home from school with a simple question: