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.


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  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 08:15pm EDT

    Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Rebroadcasts: Strauss’s Don Quixote

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    Join us online to watch selected favorites from CSO performances recorded in the Amphitheater during past seasons. Whether you were there for the original performance, or whether this is your first time hearing these unique CSO concerts, this series is sure to remind you of the delightful artistry...

    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform