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Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:15 am

Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99

Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99

“Ninety-nine? I can’t believe it,” Glazer says. “It’s as though it’s thrust upon you all of a sudden.”

Friday

March 7, 2014 2:23 pm

With soloists Glazer and Parakilas, Bates Orchestra presents two-piano concerto

With soloists Glazer and Parakilas, Bates Orchestra presents two-piano concerto

Scott Ordway leads the Bates College Orchestra in a program including a Mozart concerto for two pianos on March 15.

Friday

June 15, 2012 2:08 pm

Bates in Brief Academics: Fanny Dickens, retiring professors, new professorships

Lillian Nayder rediscovered the music of Fanny Dickens in the archives of Britain’s Royal Academy of Music.

Friday

February 3, 2012 8:21 am

High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

Bates professor rediscovers music by Dickens’ older sister.

Thursday

April 22, 2010 4:05 pm

Dvorak, Beethoven, Haydn performed by Bates, Bowdoin, Colby players

Musicians from Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges join forces to present Dvorak’s Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, and works by Haydn and Beethoven at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 25, in Bates’ Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
The concert by pianist James Parakilas, violinist Mary Hunter and cellist Steve Witkin is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact 207-786-6135 or this olinarts@bates.edu.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

November 15, 2006 1:42 pm

In a change of pace, Bates College Choir to sing opera choruses

The Bates College Choir performs operatic choruses by some of the genre’s greatest composers in 8 p.m. concerts on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concerts are free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For reservations or more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

January 31, 2001 9:41 am

Faculty members awarded professorships

Bates College has awarded newly endowed professorships to faculty members Jane Costlow and James Parakilas, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Costlow, professor of Russian and East Asian languages and literature, is the inaugural Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Parakilas, professor of music, is the inaugural James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts.

Tuesday

January 18, 2000 3:45 pm

Winter Noonday Concert Series to continue at Bates

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout the month of February. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from l2:30 to l p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.