Season Schedule

Masterworks IV – From the Firebird to the Future

Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Lucas Richman, conductor Pam Weeks, mountain dulcimer Jessica Meyer, composer Stravinsky’s iconic Firebird Suite anchors a program of innovation and merging traditions What’s Interesting About This Concert A world-premiere by Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Composer Award winner Jessica Meyer is sure to push boundaries Conni Ellisor’s Blackberry Winter has been featured on NPR and fuses the sounds of mountain folk and American classical, brought to […]

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The Robert Cray Band

Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

“Funky, cool and bad,” is how Robert Cray describes his latest album, That’s What I Heard, out February 28. “I  thought if it we could get this thing that Sam Cooke used to have, the kind of sound that early Sam Cooke  records had, that we could pull this off,” says producer Steve Jordan.   Over […]

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The Warming Sea

Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Please join the Maine Science Festival for an evening centered around climate change in Maine, culminating in the world premiere of The Warming Sea. The Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 99% of the world’s oceans, leading to the collapse of the cod fishery, increased acidity, rising sea levels, and threatening lobsters and causing […]

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Martina McBride

Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Waterfront Concerts and the Collins Center for the Arts are pleased to announce the rescheduling of multiple Grammy nominated country icon, MARTINA McBRIDE, live on our stage on Saturday, March 26, 2022. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled event. (Current ticket holders: scroll down for more info!) Martina McBride’s incomparable vocals have […]

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Miró Quartet with David Shifrin

Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

A “Rendezvous with Benny” is an extension of the Miró’s Archive Project and will celebrate the artistry of Benny Goodman centered particularly on the relationship between Benny and the Budapest Quartet. The Mozart Quintet is a nod to Benny and the Budapest Quartet who recorded that work in the ’50s. Shulman: “Rendezvous” David Schiff: Swing […]

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Ariadne auf Naxos

Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The outstanding cast also features mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the Composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae as the spirited Zerbinetta and tenor Brandon […]

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Masterworks V – The Grand Finale

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Lucas Richman, conductor Roberto Plano, piano A blockbuster program of Dvorák, Beethoven and Borodin marks the end of a celebratory season What’s Interesting About This Concert Italian pianist Roberto Plano makes his BSO debut in Beethoven’s magnificent Piano Concerto. No. 4 Dvorák’s Carnival Overture was part of his “Nature, Life, and Love” trilogy of overtures, forming the second […]

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Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®

Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® is a playful, colorful and evocative production that will transport audiences to early 20th century Atlantic Canada. Based on the beloved Canadian novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, an orphan girl sent to live on a farm […]

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Don Carlos

Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 12 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a starry cast, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Élisabeth de […]

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Stile Antico

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church

BREAKING THE HABIT Music by and for women in Renaissance Europe The sixteenth century saw an unprecedented number of female rulers. From the powerful Medici women in Italy to the great Tudor queens of England, women across Europe held more power than ever before. Many of these monarchs used their patronage to facilitate the production […]

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