Chautauqua Institution Music Festival

Chautauqua Institution Music Festival

Friday, Jul 3, 2020 at 9:15am


Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Faith to Save the Earth

Climate change is often called a scientific or political issue, but is there an imperative that comes from a position of faith? In this week, we explore what role various faith traditions play in response to the care of the earth and how those different world views might be harnessed to prioritize our global and local response.


9:15am The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas is an Episcopal priest, author, retreat leader, and climate activist.

Location: Amphitheater

2:00pm Interfaith Friday: Michael Hogue
Michael Hogue joined the Meadville Lombard Theological School faculty in September 2005, and teaches and writes at the intersections of theology, religious ethics, and philosophy of religion.

Location: Hall of Philosophy

4:00pm Chautauqua Opera Company :: Thumbprint
Thumbprint is a chamber opera inspired by the experiences of Mukhtar Mai, a contemporary real-life warrior for women’s rights and education in Pakistan. Sankaram’s dynamic score blends Hindustani and European opera influences to tell this astonishing story of courage in the face of oppression.

Location: Norton Hall

8:00pm Chautauqua Theater Company: Sense and Sensibility
Is there such a thing as a second chance for love? Kate Hamill’s fresh adaptation captures Austen’s whimsical wit and dynamic ensemble storytelling springs the novel to life on the Bratton stage.

Location: Bratton Theater

8:15pm Michael W. Smith
Come give thanks through music with Michael W. Smith, one of the best-selling and most influential artists in Contemporary Christian music.

Location: Amphitheater

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