Season Schedule

The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3 p.m.
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 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 […]

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Canadian Brass Christmas

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Canadian Brass is returning to the CCA for their 7th performance! This time, they’ll fill the hall with a magical selection of Christmas songs and other fan favorites. If you’ve never experienced a concert by this group, you’re in for a treat! They have performed in virtually every major concert hall in the world, been […]

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The Met: Live in HD – La Traviata

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey […]

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The Madness of King George III – NT Live Broadcast

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991. The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title […]

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The Met: Live in HD – Adriana Lecouvreur

Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Becza?a as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features […]

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Masterworks III: Strings Serenade

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Lucas Richman, conductor Edward Allman, double bass George Frideric Handel, Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1 Johann Baptist Vanhal, Concerto for Double Bass in Eb Major with Edward Allman Antonin Dvorak, Serenade, Op. 22, B. 52, E major January at the BSO is all about that bass! Principal double bassist Edward Allman takes center stage to perform Vanhal’s Concerto for Double […]

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Antony & Cleopatra – NT Live Broadcast

Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and […]

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe […]

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Ensemble 4.1

Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Their special communicative power and their intoxicating atmosphere on stage are repeatedly praised by critics and have become the hallmark of ensemble 4.1. In addition to the masterpieces for this original setting by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, the ensemble is devoted to discovering rarely played compositions from the turn of the 19th to […]

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Mnozil Brass “Cirque”

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Mnozil Brass will be exploring the depths of their instruments once again to entertain you in the brand new show, “Cirque”. Entering the ring to combat the monkey business of daily life with music and humor, and transforming the stage into a musical flea circus… Come one! Come all! Listen and be amazed! Mnozil Brass are […]

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