Season Schedule

War Horse – NT Live

December 6, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to your local cinema. Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of millions of people around the world. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel […]

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A Christmas Carol

December 8, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is rich with thrilling ensemble music, alive with color and movement and is created to tell this great and enduring tale in a manner that people of all ages will enjoy.  Woven throughout this classic tale are beautiful new arrangements and moving renditions of […]

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The Nutcracker with The Robinson Ballet

December 17, 2016 at 2 p.m.
December 17, 2016 at 7 p.m.
December 18, 2016 at 3 p.m.
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Collins Center for the Arts

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 as a magical production as Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker grace the stage of the Collins Center for the Arts.

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Windham Hill Winter Solstice Ensemble

December 21, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Master musicians who made their names on the Windham Hill label, pianist Liz Story, guitarist Sean Harkness, and fiddler Darol Anger and guitarist and singer/songwriter Emy Phelps (East Coast/Midwest Dates) have created a special show in celebration of Winter Solstice. This ensemble in various forms has toured nationally for the past 10 years in support of the […]

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Nabucco – The Met: Live in HD

January 7, 2017 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. The success of Verdi’s third […]

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An evening with Pat Metheny w/ Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh & Gwilym Simcock

January 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Far more than a guitar legend, Pat Metheny is a brilliant builder of bands, and he opens the Fifth Anniversary season with his latest game-changing ensemble. Featuring a powerhouse international cast of players who’ve distinguished themselves on a multitude of creative fronts, the quartet continues Metheny’s groundbreaking run with Mexican-born drummer Antonio Sánchez. The motor for […]

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No Man’s Land – NT Live

January 27, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer’s evening, two aging writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby.  As the pair become increasingly […]

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Romeo et Juliette – The Met: Live in HD

January 28, 2017 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. The production, by director Bartlett Sher, […]

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Danish String Quartet

January 29, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

As a string quartet, the quartet is at the core of the classical music world. On a daily basis they delve deeply into works by great masters such as Beethoven and Mozart, but also play the occasional folk gig. Over the years they have studied in many different places in masterclasses with renowned teachers and have had opportunities to perform […]

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