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April 22, 1996 11:26 am
The performance, to be conducted by Greg Boardman, is open to the public. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 207-783-4422 during daytime hours. Matthews’ Double Concerto for solo violin, solo viola and small orchestra, a three-movement work, reflects the heritage of New England and Franco- American fiddling. The piece includes themes based on such well-known fiddle tunes as “Marie’s Wedding” and “Isabeau s’y promene.” Soloists will be violinist Steve Kecskemethy and violist Julia Adams, members of the Portland String Quartet and string instructors at Bates.
April 16, 1996 11:25 am
The Bates College Noonday Concert Series continues with four concerts scheduled for the month of May. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the College’s Olin Arts Concert Hall located on Russell Street in Lewiston.
April 2, 1996 11:18 am
Instead of addressing the audience of about 1,000, Rostropovich, the retired music director of the National Symphony in Washington, performed the Sarabande in C Major from Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello after accepting an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during Bates’ annual Founders Day Convocation. His listeners responded with a standing ovation.
March 27, 1996 10:54 am
Three Bates College pianists will offer a recital of classical music on April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 27, 1996 10:46 am
Three Bates piano students of Natasha Chances will perform as part of the Noonday Concert Series on April 4 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.
March 27, 1996 10:44 am
Bates musician, senior Hwashing Cheng of Carlisle, Mass., will perform a concert of original compositions for guitar and voice on April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 27, 1996 10:32 am
Boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15 can participate in a wide range of athletic activities in the Bates College Sports Camp, an overnight and day camp offered on the campus from June 30-July 12 (Session I) and July 14-26 (Session II).
March 19, 1996 10:16 am
A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
March 19, 1996 10:14 am
Felix Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 2 in C minor will be the featured work when the Trillium Piano Trio performs in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College March 31 at 3 p.m.
March 14, 1996 10:12 am
Rostropovich’s fame as a cellist started at the age of 13 in 1940, when he played with an orchestra conducted by his father. He first performed in the United States in 1956 as part of a Soviet-American cultural exchange program.