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October 5, 2005
4:01 pm

Clarinetist-mandolinist Statman opens 2005-06 Bates Concert Series

A trio led by Andy Statman, who parlayed 1970s acclaim as a “Newgrass” mandolinist into renewed renown as a klezmer clarinetist, opens the 2005-06 Bates College Concert Series on Sunday, Oct. 9.


January 26, 2005
11:36 am

Concert Series features pianist Awadagin Pratt

The Bates College Concert Series resumes Saturday, Jan. 29, with a performance by the highly accomplished classical pianist Awadagin Pratt in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


September 29, 2004
11:44 am

Weekend music: Concert Series opener, chamber festival

Presenting artists from Boston, Beijing, Venice and Normal, Ill., the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series brings a world’s worth of musical artistry to the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall this fall and winter. The series of four 8 p.m. concerts begins on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a concert of Chinese music by Chi Li, a virtuoso of the “erhu,” a two-stringed fiddle renowned for its haunting voicelike sound.


October 28, 2003
1:34 pm

Jazz singer Kurt Elling is 'truly a musical phenomenon'

Highly regarded as a jazz singer, composer and lyricist, Kurt Elling takes the spotlight for the next entry in the Bates College Concert Series at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


October 22, 2003
3:07 pm

Zivian-Tomkins Duo opens Bates College Concert Series

The 2003-04 Bates College Concert Series opens at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, with the Zivian-Tomkins Duo, performing Beethoven and Chopin on period fortepiano and cello.


February 24, 2003
3:06 pm

Award winning Brentano String Quartet to perform

The Bates College Concert Series ends its 2002-03 season with a performance by the celebrated Brentano String Quartet, joined by Maine pianist Yuri Funahashi, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


February 10, 2003
2:00 pm

Busiest season for arts, humanities events begins

With the end of the winter semester coming into view, public events in the arts and humanities reach their peak in late February and March. To assist with your story planning,listed are the following highlights from the arts and humanities calendar through the end of March.


October 23, 2002
4:03 pm

Musical offerings hit crescendo in November

Performances by two student ensembles and two concerts featuring the dean of Maine pianists bring Bates College musical offerings to a crescendo in November.


September 5, 2001
4:22 pm

Trio Parole to perform at Bates

The 2001-02 Bates College Concert Series continues with a pair of performances by Trio Parole of the complete Mozart piano trios in two separate programs Saturday, Sept. 15, and Sunday, Sept. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


August 23, 2001
3:06 pm

Richard Goode to open concert series

Internationally acclaimed pianist and Nonesuch recording artist Richard Goode will open the 2001-02 Bates College Concert Series with an interpretation of classical masterpieces at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.