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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.

Wednesday

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).

Wednesday

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.

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

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, Dvorák 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.

Wednesday

April 24, 2002 8:57 am

Gamelan Ensemble, pianist Glazer concert

Music lovers have the chance to enjoy two distinctly different musical traditions at Bates College on Friday, April 5. At…

Monday

April 8, 2002 3:52 pm

Glazer, guests offer a Schubertiade

Schubertiade – Pianist Frank Glazer and guests including soprano Christina Astrachan explore melodic themes that appear in both the vocal and instrumental music of Schubert. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street, Lewiston. FREE. 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

March 20, 2002 9:07 am

Glazer performs Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin

Frank Glazer, a resident artist at Bates College since 1980 and arguably Maine’s best-known pianist, plays Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 2:01 pm

New England Piano Quartette returns

One of northern New England’s premiere chamber ensembles, the New England Piano Quartette, brings music by Mahler, Mozart and Chausson performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Tuesday

March 7, 2000 2:09 pm

Glazer to perform homage to Johann Sebastian Bach at Bates

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence at Bates College, will perform “Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750″ at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.