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8/2/2018 - 08:15pm
8/3/2018 - 08:15pm
Preferred 1 seating is limited. Please purchase by phone, 716-357-6250, or walk-up.
Creating one-of-a-kind arrangements and strikingly original music videos, The Piano Guys have propelled from being a viral music video sensation to launching hit albums and having a global following. This original band has taken an unprecedented approach to musicianship, from a 10-handed piano performance of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful" to numerous arrangements that blend classical and popular music. Come see what makes this group a YouTube sensation at over 1.2 billion views!
8/4/2018 - 08:15pm
Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Andy Gale, stage director
Ms. Teddy Kern, choreographer
Yan Li, guest pianist
A program of music theater favorites, featuring the Chautauqua Opera Apprentice and Studio Artists, with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.
8/6/2018 - 08:15pm
Timothy Muffitt, MSFO Artistic and Music Director
8/7/2018 - 04:00pm
Venue: Norton Hall
As One is one of the most performed new operas in the country, and its exciting arrival at Chautauqua Opera reunites the original cast and ensemble of the 2014 premiere. Accompanied by the Fry Street Quartet, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and baritone Kelly Markgraf again share the part of the transgender protagonist Hannah in the opera's sixteen vignettes that chronicle her journey toward self-acceptance with empathy and humor.
8/7/2018 - 07:30pm
Preceded by Chautauqua's Old First Night birthday celebration and vespers service at 6:45 p.m., this dazzling show includes the death-defying aerial feats of Viktoria Grimmy, ringmaster and juggler Michael DuBois, comedian ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger, and spell-binding magician Kid Ace. Viktoria Grimmy is a fifth-generation circus performer from the original Broadway cast of Pippin. Michael DuBois is an internationally recognized juggler and slack-rope walker. Lynn Trefzger and her trunk of comical characters has performed worldwide and is a favorite with Disney Entertainment. David Boyd, aka Kid Ace, has a pulse on the culture, seamlessly blending modern music and fashion with the world of illusion. Packed with mind-bending illusion, a high aerial act, comedy, slack rope and real time juggling, this blockbuster show filled with award-winning performers is guaranteed to have you on your feet and cheering for more as we celebrate Chautauqua's birthday.
8/8/2018 - 08:15pm
Wed. August 8th, 2018 08:15pm:
Preferred 1 seating is limited. Please purchase by phone,
(716) 357-6250 or walk-up.
The Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble represents dozens of nationalities and artistic traditions, from Spain and Japan to Syria and the United States. The Ensemble is a musical collective that appears in many configurations and settings, from intimate groups of two and three in museum galleries to rousing complements of 18 in concert halls, public squares, and amphitheaters. The Ensemble performs throughout the world, and has recorded six albums. Its Grammy Award-winning album, Sing Me Home, was developed and recorded alongside a 2016 documentary feature about Silkroad, "The Music of Strangers," which will be shown as part of Silkroad's enticing week at Chautauqua.
8/9/2018 - 08:15pm
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Cristina Pato, Galician Bagpipes (Gaita Galega)
Cristina Pato appears as a member of the Silkroad Ensemble