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Music School Festival Orchestra (MFSO)

8/13/2018 - 08:15pm

Venue: Amphitheater

Timothy Muffitt, MSFO Artistic and Music Director

An Evening with Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

8/15/2018 - 08:15pm

Venue: Amphitheater

Preferred 1 seating is limited. Please purchase by phone, 716-357-6250, or walk-up.

From Southern Italy to the American South: Musical Migrations Stunning Chautauqua during her 2017 performance, Rhiannon Giddens returns to the Amphitheater as a 2017 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant. Giddens is an American artist specializing in folk and traditional music, equally adept performing on banjo, fiddle and voice. Creating a show for this special evening at Chautauqua, Giddens is joined by Francesco Turrisi, an Italian pianist, percussionist and accordionist specializing in jazz, early music and Mediterranean music. Together they trace a distinctive musical globalism. Join as they journey from Africa and the Middle East, through southern Europe and England, and over to the Americas for a hand-crafted evening of music across cultures.

The Red Violin: Film with Live Orchestra featuring Joshua Bell

8/16/2018 - 08:15pm

Venue: Amphitheater

Thu. August 16th, 2018 08:15pm:
Preferred 1 seating is limited. Please purchase by phone,
(716) 357-6250 or walk-up.

An instrument of passion. A shocking secret. An extraordinary journey.

Academy Award-winning director François Girard's 1998 film, The Red Violin, celebrates its 20th anniversary with violinist Joshua Bell performing live with orchestras on a select anniversary tour. The Red Violin follows the intricate history of an antique violin from its creation in 1681 Cremona, Italy, to an auction house in modern-day Montreal where it draws the eye of an expert appraiser (Samuel L. Jackson). Follow the violin's journey as it travels through five different countries over the course of four centuries, mysteriously impacting all who play it. Performed live with Joshua Bell and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, this evening is ultimately about passion, love, art and renewal.

ABBA: The Concert

8/17/2018 - 08:15pm

Venue: Amphitheater

Preferred seating for this performance is sold out.

ABBA: The Concert continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling audiences with energetic performances of ABBA's iconic hits including "Mamma Mia," "S.O.S," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes All," "Waterloo," "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme," and "Dancing Queen." From sold-out performances at venues such as the Hollywood Bowl in L.A., Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, FL and Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA, this evening will bring one of the great pop phenoms back to life as you dance and sing the night away!

Rossen Milanov, conductor

Sharon Isbin, guitar

Chautauqua Theater Company NPW: The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey

8/19/2018 - 8/21/2018

Venue: Bratton Theater

Sun. August 19th, 2018 07:30pm:

General Admission Tickets are limited. Please purchase by phone, (716) 357-6250 or walk-up.

A fictional investigation of the real life Nickel Mines school shooting, this riveting one-woman show explores the Amish community's concept of radical forgiveness. Performed by a CTC Conservatory alumni, The Amish Project portrays two communities shattered by a mass shooting, and the journey to healing.

We launch our week on storytelling, influence and civil discourse with a panel conversation convened by Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ken Burns. Collaborating to produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made, the panelists will explore the art of storytelling through documentary film as well as the process of film production - lessons learned, boundaries crossed and aspirations for the future.