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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.


November 4, 2003 3:51 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer offers recital at Bates

One of Maine’s best-known pianists, Bates College artist-in-residence Frank Glazer performs in solo recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in the college’s 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.


September 10, 2003 11:15 am

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

Frank Glazer and James Parakilas, members of the Bates College music faculty who rank among Maine’s best-known musicians, perform a program of music for two pianos by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


February 28, 2003 2:56 pm

Pianist's program spans two centuries of music

Arguably Maine’s best-known pianist and a resident artist since 1980, Glazer performs works by Bach, Beethoven, Ravel and Chopin.


February 10, 2003 2:09 pm

Pianist Glazer devotes program to Carl Maria von Weber

Frank Glazer, Bates’ resident artist since 1980 and arguably Maine’s best-known pianist, performs the popular Invitation to the Dance and three other works by Carl Maria von Weber at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


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.


October 23, 2002 4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).


October 23, 2002 9:37 am

November cultural calendar puts theater in spotlight

The play’s the thing when it comes to November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college’s theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.


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.


June 3, 2002 9:28 am

Glazer and Cumming performance

Frank Glazer, a resident artist at Bates College since 1980 and arguably Maine’s best-known pianist, is joined by his former student Duncan Cumming for an evening of music by Brahms, Dvor├ík and others at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.