Two works by Johannes Brahms and Prokofiev’s fiery Piano Concerto No. 3 make for a can’t-miss concert event in November. Celebrated pianist Benjamin Hochman makes his long-awaited return to the Bangor Symphony Orchestra for the Prokofiev. Lucas Richman, conductor Benjamin Hochman, piano Johannes Brahms Academic Festival Overture Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 3 Sergei Prokofiev […]
KUNÉ – Canada’s Global Orchestra was developed from a major initiative by The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto to explore and celebrate Canada’s cultural diversity and pluralism. The ensemble seeks to communicate in ways that words, politicians, and spiritual leaders cannot, and help to find that common language through music. KUNÉ means “together” in […]
Soprano Hui He takes on the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenor Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her—in cinemas November 9. Paulo Szot is Sharpless, alongside Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki, and Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite. This live […]
Rainforest Reptile Shows – Presents Reptile Rock! Get back to Nature! Bring your family and your friends. A fun, interactive program featuring live animals from around the world, Rainforest Reptile Shows has been teaching audiences about animals, including their habitats, defense mechanisms, and natural diets, since 1993. Now is your chance to meet these fascinating animals, […]
Country music torchbearer Marty Stuart celebrates the twentieth anniversary of his iconic album The Pilgrim. While he’s too gracious to admit it himself, the GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician is living, breathing country music history. Join Marty Stuart as he shares through story and song his remarkable life.
by William Shakespeare ‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities […]
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s modern masterpieces, with star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo as the revolutionary title ruler who transformed ancient Egypt—in cinemas November 23. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott offers an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts. This live cinema […]
To learn more about the University of Maine instrumental and choral ensembles or for a complete list of School of Performing Arts Events visit umaine.edu/spa. Tickets $10 plus fees, or free with a student MaineCard.
by Simon Wood. Hansard; noun — The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory […]
The University’s major choral ensembles collaborate with UMaine’s orchestra, to perform their annual holiday concert. An afternoon of festive music and fun for the whole family! Tickets are $10 plus fees, or free with a student Maine Card. To learn more about the University of Maine instrumental and choral ensembles or for a complete list […]