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Monday

December 3, 2012 2:32 pm

Faculty compositions featured on Momenta Quartet program

Faculty compositions featured on Momenta Quartet program

The renowned Momenta Quartet performs new music by two Bates composers on Dec. 4.

Friday

November 16, 2012 1:15 pm

Momenta Quartet to play faculty compositions, College Choir offers seasonal program

Momenta Quartet to play faculty compositions, College Choir offers seasonal program

The College Choir performs a holiday program on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and the renowned Momenta Quartet performs music by Bates composers Dec. 4.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:10 am

Bach, ‘Bhangra,’ blues, Baroque and more on tap as Bates announces fall concert season

Bach, ‘Bhangra,’ blues, Baroque and more on tap as Bates announces fall concert season

The autumn 2012 concert season represents the best of music from Bates and the world.

Tuesday

March 6, 2012 2:48 pm

Bates College Orchestra performs Brahms and Debussy

Bates College Orchestra performs Brahms and Debussy

The Bates College Orchestra performs Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Debussy’s “Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune” on March 10.

Tuesday

November 8, 2011 7:33 pm

Concerts to feature pianist Glazer, combined Bates and Bowdoin orchestra

Concerts to feature pianist Glazer, combined Bates and Bowdoin orchestra

It’s a big weekend for classical music at Bates Nov. 12-13, as the Bates and Bowdoin Orchestra and pianist Frank Glazer present back-to-back concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 16, 2011 9:57 am

Orchestra concert raises funds for quake-ravaged Japanese town

Hiroya Miura, conductor of the Bates College Orchestra and a native of Japan, has announced that the orchestra’s March 19…

Monday

November 22, 2010 12:22 pm

Collaborative sound, image project based on local, Japanese children's contributions

Music improvised by schoolchildren from Japan and Lewiston forms the basis of a collaborative sound and image project to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Listening In, Looking Out is a project undertaken by Hiroya Miura, a composer who directs the
Bates College Orchestra, in collaboration with Bates students, intermedia artist Peter Bussigel and percussionist Masaki Endo, as well as the children, whose recorded musical efforts form part of the soundscape.

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.

Wednesday

November 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates Choir to perform Britten's Ceremony of Carols

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Benjamin Britten’s popular Ceremony of Carols in concert.

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.