Archives for "Music"

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:04 pm

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Not many people can share lessons from creating an opera. David Carpenter ’94 is one.

Monday

October 21, 2013 4:41 pm

Pianist Glazer to perform four sonatas, from Mozart to Hindemith

Pianist Glazer to perform four sonatas, from Mozart to Hindemith

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown, performs sonatas by Mozart, Weber, Hindemith and Beethoven on Oct. 25.

Friday

September 27, 2013 1:55 pm

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby musicians to perform French chamber music

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby musicians to perform French chamber music

A piano trio drawn from Maine’s three selective liberal arts colleges plays French chamber music on Oct. 6.

Friday

September 13, 2013 9:06 am

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

John Farrell of Figures of Speech Theatre recites “Four Quartets,” a suite of poems by T.S. Eliot, on Sept. 27. The DaPonte String Quartet follows Farrell with a Beethoven piece thought to have inspired Eliot.

Friday

September 13, 2013 8:30 am

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Joy Kills Sorrow, a Boston-based quintet known for their intelligent, wry lyricism and unique blend of styles, performs on Sept. 28.

Friday

September 6, 2013 10:11 am

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon performs in the Olin Arts Alive music series on Sept. 10.

Tuesday

September 3, 2013 12:40 pm

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Jason Marsalis, the vibraphone-playing member of New Orleans’ first family of jazz, and Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon launch the 2013-14 Olin Arts Alive series at Bates.

Thursday

August 1, 2013 9:05 am

Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Enjoy the blues of Maine singer-songwriter Samuel James in the Aug. 1 edition of the new Concerts on the Quad music series.

Monday

July 22, 2013 10:00 am

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

The Bebe Miller Company performs its new “A History” July 26-27.

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.