Sunday, October 7th, at 3pm
Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks I -Goldstein Plays Ravel
Collins Center for the Arts
Bangor Symphony’s 123rd season begins with the magic and mystery of Leonard Bernstein’s Simple Song sung by Mezzo-Soprano Joëlle Morris, before the piano pyrotechnics of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Alon Goldstein in his return to Bangor. The program concludes with Sibelius’s stirring Symphony No. 2.
Sat, Oct 13th at 7 p.m.
Amethyst Chamber Ensemble
St. Andrews Episcopal Church
7 Faulkner St. Ayer, MA
Featuring artists from the Amethyst Chamber Ensemble.
Please join Soprano Mary Sullivan, Mezzo Joëlle Morris and Pianist Scott Nicholas for a rousing evening of entertainment featuring tunes by Kurt Weill, Edith Piaf, Astor Piazzolla, Leonard Bernstein, Steven Sondheim and William Bolcom.
Proceeds to benefit the Outreach Programs at St. Andrews
Sunday, Nov. 4th at 4 p.m.
Studzinski Recital Hall
Artists of Amethyst Chamber Ensemble join George Lopez for a festival concert celebrating the Bernstein 100th. Six vocal soloists, two pianos, and percussion celebrate Bernstein through art song, musical theater, operatic song, and chamber works, including selections from: Symphonic Dances (West Side Story), for two pianos and percussion, Songfest, for vocal sextet, On the Town, Candide, and Mass, Plus: Barber, Copland, and Sondheim.
Mary Sullivan, and Nacole Palmer, soprano, Joelle Morris, mezzo-soprano, Jesse Wakeman, tenor, Will Prapestis, baritone and John Adams, bass; George Lopez, Gulimina Mahamuti, piano and Maria Firenze Perez, percussion.
Saturday, Nov. 10th at 4p.m.
UUCC Concert Series
Prelude to a dream
Unitarian Universalist Community Church
69 Winthrop St. Augusta, ME
Following Resinosa’s acclaimed debut season in 2016, the trio is delving into the music of dreams, featuring Maine composers John Newell and Vineet Shende as well as Boston-based composer Scott Wheeler. Brahm’s alto songs for mezzo, piano & cello and selections by Leonard Bernstein and Czech composer Bohuslav Jan Martinů round out the program.
Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
#BernsteinAt100: Words, Words, Words
Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center
Choirs at Colby and guest soloists will join in the international celebration of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a survey of choral and ensemble numbers from Bernstein’s theater and concert works, including Candide, West Side Story, and On the Town, among others. Also included will be multimedia presentations from Bernstein’s famous “Young People’s Concert” video series. Conducted by Eric Christopher Perry.
Saturday, December 8th 2018, at 4 & 7pm
CODA Chorus: Gathering for the Holidays to chase the cold winter away
Hope Baptist Church,
Rt 202, Manchester, Maine
Join CODA Chorus for their annual holiday celebration featuring two concerts at 3pm and 7pm on December 8th at Hope Baptist Church on Rt 202 in Manchester. Gather with friends, family and our greater Maine community for an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with a concert of festive and heart-warming music and the pleasure of singing along to some of your favorite Christmas tunes.