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October 2019

Masterworks I: Celebrating Lucas!

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Music from Hollywood to Russia opens BSO Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman’s 10th anniversary season! What’s Interesting About This Concert: A world premiere by noted film and television composer Kathryn Bostic. One of the most acclaimed violin prodigies in the world makes her Bangor debut. Popular classical works alongside film music that’s rarely heard live. The Program: Kathryn Bostic | Tovaangar James Newton Howard | The Village Romance, SooBeen Lee, violin Pablo de Sarasate | Carmen Fantasie, SooBeen Lee,…

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November 2019

Masterworks II:  Brahms & Prokofiev

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  Two works by Brahms, and Prokofiev’s fiery Piano Concerto No. 3 make for a can’t-miss concert event in November. What’s Interesting About This Concert: Celebrated (and stylish) pianist Benjamin Hochman makes his return to Bangor after a spectacular 2011 debut. Members of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras will perform “side-by-side” with the BSO during the Academic Festival Overture, which is also the first piece Lucas Richman conducted as a student. The third movement from the Symphony No. 3 by…

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December 2019

Bangor Symphony & Robinson Ballet present: The Nutcracker

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

A holiday tradition for all ages, the BSO’s annual production of The Nutcracker with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. Join us for a magical afternoon as Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker grace the stage of the Collins Center for the Arts as the Bangor Symphony Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky’s score to life! Arrive early to shop at the BSO’s Nutcracker Store, offering a variety of holiday gifts, Nutcrackers, and treats. December 21, 2019 at…

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Bangor Symphony & Robinson Ballet present: The Nutcracker

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

A holiday tradition for all ages, the BSO’s annual production of The Nutcracker with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. Join us for a magical afternoon as Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker grace the stage of the Collins Center for the Arts as the Bangor Symphony Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky’s score to life! Arrive early to shop at the BSO’s Nutcracker Store, offering a variety of holiday gifts, Nutcrackers, and treats. December 21, 2019 at…

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Bangor Symphony & Robinson Ballet present: The Nutcracker

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

A holiday tradition for all ages, the BSO’s annual production of The Nutcracker with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. Join us for a magical afternoon as Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker grace the stage of the Collins Center for the Arts as the Bangor Symphony Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky’s score to life! Arrive early to shop at the BSO’s Nutcracker Store, offering a variety of holiday gifts, Nutcrackers, and treats. December 21, 2019 at…

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January 2020

Masterworks III: Dvorak & Stravinsky

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The BSO woodwinds and brass take center stage in this program of intimate and diverse masterworks. What’s Interesting About This Concert: Conductor Lucas Richman makes his BSO debut as a piano soloist. Hear music that spans over 300 years, from 1615 to 1920. Experience the full range of wind and brass playing in hidden gems by Dvořák and Stravinsky. The Program: Paul Dukas | Fanfare from La Peri Francis Poulenc | Sextet, Lucas Richman, piano Giovanni Gabrielli | Canzone for…

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March 2020

Masterworks IV:  Sounds of the Sea

March 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore how composers have depicted the sea and the power of nature through music across generations at this unique concert presented in partnership with the Maine Science Festival. What’s Interesting About This Concert: The Warming Sea by Lucas Richman is a new, multimedia work reflecting on climate change in the Gulf of Maine. Both La Mer and The Moldau, used famously in The Tree of Life starring Brad Pitt, bring listeners on powerful emotional journeys. Maine’s Bicentennial is honored with…

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April 2020

Masterworks V:  Beethoven & Haydn

April 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with his Piano Concerto No. 4 and bring to life a groundbreaking mass by Haydn. What’s Interesting About This Concert: It’s an embarrassment of riches: Beethoven, Haydn, two choirs, five soloists Italian pianist Roberto Plano has been hailed for his “sparkling clarity”, a perfect fit for Beethoven Haydn’s Mass In Time of War is known for its dramatic use of timpani The Program: Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Concerto No. 4, Roberto Plano, piano Franz…

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May 2020

Masterworks VI:  Mozart & Mahler

May 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Masterworks season concludes with Mahler’s passion-filled Symphony No. 5, and a rarely performed gem by Mozart. What’s Interesting About This Concert: Mahler’s 5th has been called “the Everest of music” and “a virtuosic orchestral portrayal of love”. Over 80 musicians will be featured on stage, our largest orchestra of the year. Mozart’s Masonic Funeral Music can be heard in the film Amadeus and perfectly sets the stage for Mahler. The Program W.A. Mozart | Masonic Funeral Music, K.477 Gustav…

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Pops:  The Music of the Knights

May 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A cast of Broadway and cabaret stars backed by your Bangor Symphony Orchestra take you on an unforgettable musical journey through the hits of Elton John, Paul McCartney and Andrew Lloyd Webber with Music of the Knights® – don’t miss it! About the Concert Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber are not only knights — they also happen to be three of the most successful songwriters of all time with careers that span decades. Music…

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