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Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:44 am

21-piece orchestra supports College Choir in 'Messiah'

The 76-voice Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents the second and third parts of Handel’s popular oratorio “Messiah” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, and Sunday, March 30, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

November 27, 2007
1:07 pm

Bates College Choir presents Part One of Handel's 'Messiah'

The Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents Part One of Handel’s popular oratorio “Messiah” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
1:43 pm

College joins Maine Music Society to amass 260 musicians for Brahms concert

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite “Deutsches Requiem,” Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Friday

February 16, 2007
4:42 pm

College, Maine Music Society gather 260 musicians for all-Brahms concert

In a landmark event for the Androscoggin Valley cultural community, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster an ensemble of some 260 musicians for a performance of music by Johannes Brahms, including his monumental “Requiem,” Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Wednesday

November 15, 2006
1:42 pm

In a change of pace, Bates College Choir to sing opera choruses

The Bates College Choir performs operatic choruses by some of the genre’s greatest composers in 8 p.m. concerts on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concerts are free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For reservations or more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Thursday

March 30, 2006
12:00 am

Modern Dance Company, choir offer weekend performances

It’s a rich long weekend of music and dance performance at Bates as the college’s choir and its Modern Dance Company hold a total of six performances over four days. The Bates College Choir performs Mozart’s “Requiem,” the composer’s final work and one of the most intense and finely drawn interpretations of the Roman Catholic Mass, in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. In four performances from March 31 through April 3, the Bates Modern Dance Company presents new dances and dance videos in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Friday

December 2, 2005
2:51 pm

Bates College Choir offers two December programs

John Corrie, lecturer in music at Bates College, directs the college choir in two December programs open to the public at no cost.

The choir sings Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Magnificat” and Morten Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna” at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

December 1, 2004
4:00 pm

Corrie leads choir in performances of 'Carmina Burana,' holday carols

Directed by John Corrie, a member of the Bates music faculty since 1982, the Bates College Choir and other student musicians offer two very different programs in December. Both are open to the public at no cost.

Friday

March 19, 2004
9:51 am

Bates College Choir, Modern Dance Company in weekend performances

The Bates College Choir and the Bates Modern Dance Company offer separate performances Friday and Saturday, March 26-27.

Monday

March 17, 2003
2:11 pm

Choir performs Mozart's 'Requiem'

The college Choir performs Mozart’s Requiem, the composer’s final work and one of the most intense and finely drawn interpretations of the Roman Catholic Mass, in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.