Archives for "Music"

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:59 pm

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

In three separate performances Feb. 7-9, Bates presents Maine’s best-known pianist, music by Austrian composer Hanns Eisler and a concert by Leyla McCalla.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:53 pm

Taking a break from the Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer McCalla to perform

Taking a break from the Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer McCalla to perform

Leyla McCalla, a singer-songwriter who has been likened to Billie Holiday, performs on Feb. 9.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence at Bates, gives a special 99th-birthday concert featuring music of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and…

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:23 pm

Soprano, pianist present evening of songs by Austrian composer

Soprano, pianist present evening of songs by Austrian composer

Soprano Karyn Levitt and pianist Eric Ostling perform songs by Hanns Eisler in translations by Eric Bentley on Feb. 7.

Tuesday

January 28, 2014 1:19 pm

Bates welcomes Brazilian Guitar Quartet, famed for distinctive approach to repertoire

Bates welcomes Brazilian Guitar Quartet, famed for distinctive approach to repertoire

Winners of a 2011 Latin Grammy Award, the Brazilian Guitar Quartet performs at Bates on Feb. 1.

Tuesday

January 28, 2014 10:56 am

Maine composers to present new music at Bates

Maine composers to present new music at Bates

Prominent composers living in Maine present new music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Olin Concert Hall at…

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:54 pm

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

Bates presents Asia Night and the fourth annual Arts Crawl, a celebration of student creativity in the performing, literary and visual arts, the weekend of Jan. 24-25.

Wednesday

December 4, 2013 10:36 am

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols takes place Dec. 8

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols takes place Dec. 8

Bates holds its annual Service of Lessons and Carols on Dec. 8.

Monday

December 2, 2013 3:39 pm

Jazz Band, Steel Pan Orchestra, Arc Iris, classical guitarist take turns in spotlight

Jazz Band, Steel Pan Orchestra, Arc Iris, classical guitarist take turns in spotlight

During just a few December days, the Olin Concert Hall is home to music including jazz, steel pan, orchestral pop and classical guitar.

Monday

December 2, 2013 3:36 pm

Guitarist Göran Söllscher to perform Dec. 8

Guitarist Göran Söllscher to perform Dec. 8

Göran Söllscher, a guitarist celebrated for virtuosity and a repertoire reaching from the Baroque to the present, performs on Dec. 8