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Friday

January 15, 2010
3:38 pm

Renowned fortepiano player rescheduled for January

Regarded as one of the world’s foremost players of harpsichord and fortepiano, Andreas Staier comes to Bates College to perform fortepiano music by Haydn at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 7, 2010
1:24 pm

Folk-pop icon Vega among season's musical peaks at Bates College

An iconic singer-songwriter, a pair of performances devoted to Beethoven’s string quartet cycle and a Bates College alum who plays world music are among highlights at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates this winter.

Thursday

January 7, 2010
1:12 pm

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.

Friday

November 20, 2009
4:06 pm

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter coming to Bates

An acclaimed singer-songwriter influenced by Dylan and Springsteen, Josh Ritter performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. The concert is presented by the Olin Arts Center in partnership with the Student Activities Office and the Chase Hall Committee. Tickets are $20 and available at www.batestickets.com. For more information please contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Tuesday

October 13, 2009
9:07 am

Artist Barry Nemett to speak about drawings at Bates College

Barry Nemett, chair of the painting department at the Maryland Institute of Art, will speak about his work in conjunction with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Barry Nemett: Drawings from Italy.”

The event has been rescheduled since it was first announced and will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Nemett’s exhibition will open on Oct. 10, in conjunction with “Joel Babb: The Process Revealed.”

Friday

October 9, 2009
10:39 am

Beethoven's 'Pathétique' on Glazer program

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown whose professional career began during the 1930s, continues his 2009-10 survey of the complete cycle of 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:45 am

Two concerts explore classical composers

Back-to-back concerts at Bates College explore the music of two composers associated with the formative years of Viennese classical music, Franz Josef Haydn and Luigi Boccherini.

Wednesday

September 23, 2009
1:56 pm

Alumnus Cumming, composition by Bates professor featured in piano-violin concert

Pianist Duncan Cumming, a Bates College alumnus, returns to his alma mater with violinist Hilary Cumming, his wife, to perform works of Schubert, Brahms and Dvo?ák at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday

September 23, 2009
1:30 pm

Grammy-nominated jazz drummer brings quartet to Bates College

– The Jazz at the Olin Arts Center Series resumes with Grammy-nominated drummer Dafnis Prieto and his Si o Si Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall at Bates College.

Monday

September 21, 2009
3:58 pm

One-man play at Bates College recreates Maine school for orchestral conductors

Actor and musician David Katz performs “Muse of Fire,” his one-man play about the art of conducting, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.