Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Performing 22 concerts including two concerts accompanying Chautauqua Dance, the orchestra also provides musicians that perform for Chautauqua Opera.

Our Mission

The mission of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra is to enrich the lives of our audience within and beyond the Institution’s gates through the power of symphonic music.

We seek to serve the purposes of the Institution by inspiring, educating and engaging a diverse and growing audience; by serving as an integral part of the Chautauqua community; by exemplifying artistic excellence in presenting programs that celebrate both tradition and innovation; and by demonstrating sound financial stewardship.

Events

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  • Saturday, July 11, 2020 | 08:15pm

    The Washington Ballet with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

     

    The Washington Ballet’s first-ever Chautauqua Institution residency will include two evening Amphitheater performances, classes for the public, master classes for the School of Dance, open rehearsals, pre-concert lectures and other engagement opportunities with the Chautauqua community.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

     

    Rossen Milanov, conductor; Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano | Repertoire: Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26; Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, op. 68, "Pastoral".



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, July 25, 2020 | 07:30pm

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

    Get ready to fight a dragon, swim with merpeople, and find out just who put Harry’s name in the Goblet of Fire™! For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ while a live symphony orchestra performs Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 07:30pm

    Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

    The Force returns to the Chautauqua Amphitheater! Experience the thrill of the Star Wars saga again with the groundbreaking blockbuster screened with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed in its entirety by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. 



    Location: Amphitheater