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

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 11:07 am

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 "Requiem," at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

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

Friday, February 16, 2007 4:42 pm

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.

Orchestra offers program from the turn of the 20th century

Thursday, November 9, 2006 3:05 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by Hiroya Miura, performs a program of music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Orchestra performs Barber, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky

Friday, March 17, 2006 12:00 am

The Bates College Orchestra performs music by Barber, Dvorak and Tchaikovsky at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

One Saturday at Bates — and three really big shows

Wednesday, November 9, 2005 3:23 pm

Saturday brings something of a cultural feast on the Bates campus, with performances by the Bates College Orchestra, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and the Modern Dance Company — which also performs Sunday and Monday.

Fight the late-winter blues with Chekhov play, classical music

Wednesday, March 9, 2005 8:39 am

This weekend, the Bates College Orchestra, a string quartet from Italy and a Chekhov drama in a brand-new translation promise ample distraction from the Endless Winter of 2005.

Indonesian shadow puppets, orchestral concert make for intriguing evenings in Olin Concert Hall

Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:29 pm

At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, the Bates College Orchestra presents a program including a work by conductor Philip Carlsen, a setting of poems by renowned Maine writer Wesley McNair. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, Indonesian puppet master Joko Susilo will present a shadow-puppet performance of "The Abduction of Sinta," a central story from the Hindu epic Ramayana. Susilo will be accompanied by the Bates Gamelan Mawar Mekar ("blossom of inspiration"), an Indonesian-style gamelan orchestra, and guest musicians from New Hampshire and Minnesota. Both events take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Third annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Monday, March 22, 2004 3:08 pm

Through poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, more than 250 Bates College students will take part in the third annual Mount David Summit, starting at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Bates College Orchestra and pioneering American composer to perform in weekend concerts

Friday, January 30, 2004 9:20 am

In a big weekend for music, the Bates College music department offers a concert by the college orchestra and one by pioneering American composer Pauline Oliveros.

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu to perform with Bates Orchestra

Wednesday, October 22, 2003 4:01 pm

Classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu, gold medalist in the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto with the Bates College Orchestra at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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