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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

May 7, 2004 10:42 am

Weekend concerts feature classical and computerized music

New music by a Bates faculty member and an afternoon of music for violin and piano highlight the performance offerings at Bates College on the second weekend of May.

Friday

April 30, 2004 2:29 pm

Weekend concerts at Bates College feature classical, computer-generated music

New music by a Bates faculty member and an afternoon of music for violin and piano highlight the performance offerings at Bates College on the second weekend of May.

Friday

February 13, 2004 4:10 pm

Portland String Quartet, jazzman Steve Grover in Bates College concerts

In two concerts over one weekend, Maine’s best-known string quartet and one of the state’s top jazz musicians offer concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

November 14, 2002 4:29 pm

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

With student performances of music and drama and a recital by Maine’s best-known pianist in store, the days before Thanksgiving have a lot to offer in the arts at Bates College.

Monday

September 16, 2002 9:10 am

Van Cliburn gold medalist opens concert series

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu, the only American since 1981 to win the gold medal in the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, opens the Bates College Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Russell Street. Admission to the concert is $7 for the general public and $5 for children, senior citizens and full-time students of all ages.

Monday

August 19, 2002 4:12 pm

Concert series offers insiders' picks in jazz, classical

Beginning with a performance by Jon Nakamatsu, the only American gold medalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition since 1981, the 2002-2003 Bates College Concert Series is a connoisseur’s choice of jazz and classical players. Nakamatsu’s concert, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, opens a series that includes jazz trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, jazz guitarist Pat Martino and such classical artists as Maine pianists Frank Glazer and Yuri Funahashi, violinist Curtis Macomber and the renowned Brentano String Quartet.

Monday

March 4, 2002 2:35 pm

Student musical performances hit crescendo

Performances by student musicians at Bates College hit a crescendo in late March. All in the Olin Arts Center Concert…

Tuesday

January 16, 2001 9:07 am

Concert Series continues with Musicians from Marlboro

The 2000-01 Bates College Concert Series continues with the world-renowned Musicians from Marlboro. The touring extension of the famed Marlboro Music School and Festival in Vermont will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The performance is part of the college’s six-concert series of classical, jazz and world music that runs through March 29. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students or seniors, and can be reserved by calling 207-786-6252.

Friday

February 18, 2000 2:47 pm

New England Piano Quartette to perform

The New England Piano Quartette will perform the annual Alvin E. David Concert with works by Beethoven, Martinu and Faure at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. The performance will be followed by a reception in the Olin lobby, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.