News Archives

Wednesday

September 29, 2010 9:57 am

Pianist Glazer and Bates, Bowdoin orchestras join forces for Chopin concerto

Maine’s best-known pianist, Frank Glazer, performs at Bates on Nov. 13 with the Bates and Bowdoin College Orchestra, and on Dec. 5 in a solo program celebrating Robert Schumann.

Thursday

September 23, 2010 3:12 pm

Lipton adds Q&A to visit; music resumes Sunday with gospel powerhouse

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra bring roots-influenced, lyrically rich music to Bates College on Oct. 1. The Brooklyn-Bates connection resumes two days later as Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens perform in the Olin concert hall. The Bates Gospelaires, a student ensemble, open.

Tuesday

March 16, 2010 5:10 pm

Orchestra explores symphonic link between Haydn, Prokofiev

Conducted by Hiroya Miura, the Bates College Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or this olinarts@bates.edu.

Wednesday

November 11, 2009 11:34 am

Bates and Bowdoin College orchestras join forces

In their first collaboration in several years, the Bates College Orchestra and the Bowdoin College Orchestra will join forces to perform music by Beethoven, Rossini, Schumann and others in concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College, South Campus Drive, Brunswick.

Monday

January 26, 2009 12:00 pm

Concert offerings hit a crescendo at Bates this weekend

Music lovers might find themselves wanting to camp out at Bates College this weekend, as three concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall add up to a critical mass of great listening.

Wednesday

February 27, 2008 2:23 pm

World Music Week explores music and dance of India, Indonesia

With the theme “Musical Legacies of South and Southeast Asia,” Bates College students and faculty, as well as internationally esteemed performers, present the college’s World Music Week from March 5 through March 15.

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.

Friday

November 9, 2007 9:43 am

Pianist Frank Glazer joins Bates College Orchestra for Bach concerto

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known pianists, joins the Bates College Orchestra for the performance of a concerto by J.S. Bach at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

July 10, 2007 10:40 am

MPBN to broadcast college, music society ensembles in Brahms' Requiem

In March, two Bates musical ensembles joined two community ensembles in a first-of-its-kind performance of Johannes Brahms’ masterful A German Requiem. At 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the stations of MPBN Radio will broadcast the concert on the MaineStage program.

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.