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Collins Center for the Arts

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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
207.581.1755; 800. 622.8499; TDD/TTY 207. 581.1888 collinscenterforthearts.com

March 2019

Inauguration of President Joan Ferrini-Mundy

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The inauguration of Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy as president of the University of Maine and president of the University of Maine at Machias will take place on Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. The inauguration will be celebrated throughout the week of March 24. For additional information or to RSVP, visit umaine.edu/inauguration.  

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University Singers

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$9

Tickets are $9 or free with a student MaineCard. Visit umaine.edu/spa/tickets to purchase.

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The Met: Live in HD — Die Walküre

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Dreamers’ Circus

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

“We met by chance one night in 2009 during a folk festival in Copenhagen. Ale and Rune were standing in the corner of a pub jamming some folk tunes. Nikolaj just came in, sat at the piano and began to play along. The three of us ended up playing together all through the night. Since then we have been working hard, traveling around, playing tons of concerts and the support has been amazing. We are on an exciting journey and…

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April 2019

Accepted Student Day

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 5, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 8:00am

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Programming for students (first-year or transfer) accepted in the Fall 2019 semester. Friday, March 8, 2019  - College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture  - College of Engineering  - School of Engineering Technology  Friday, March 15, 2019  - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences  - Explorations Program  - Pre-Engineering  - Maine Business School  - College of Education and Human Development  Friday, April 5, 2019 - College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture  - College of Engineering  - School of Engineering…

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Masterworks V: Candide

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor Amy Maples, soloist Christopher Sanders, soloist University of Maine Singers Oratorio Society William Grant Still "Can’t You Line ‘Em" Lucas Richman "World Premiere" Joan Tower "Made in America" Leonard Bernstein "Selections from Candide" The Bangor Symphony Orchestra celebrates American composers in April with a program anchored by Leonard Bernstein’s masterpiece of operetta, "Candide." Works by William Grant Still, Lucas Richman and Joan Tower open the concert before turning to "Candide." Based on the political satire by Voltaire, Bernstein transforms the work into…

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Accepted Student Day

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 15, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 8:00am

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Programming for students (first-year or transfer) accepted in the Fall 2019 semester. Friday, March 8, 2019  - College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture  - College of Engineering  - School of Engineering Technology  Friday, March 15, 2019  - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences  - Explorations Program  - Pre-Engineering  - Maine Business School  - College of Education and Human Development  Friday, April 5, 2019 - College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture  - College of Engineering  - School of Engineering…

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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second – NT Live Broadcast

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. This visceral new production about the limits of power is directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule. For more…

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Combined Band Concert: Symphonic Band and Concert Band

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$12

Tickets are $12 or free with a student MaineCard. Visit umaine.edu/spa/tickets to purchase.

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University Singers presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$9

Tickets are $9 or free with a student MaineCard. Visit umaine.edu/spa/tickets to purchase.

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May 2019

Masterworks VI: Viennese Masters

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor W.A. Mozart Symphony No. 33, K. 319, B-flat major Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 4, E-flat major, "Romantic" Music from Vienna by Mozart and Bruckner concludes the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s 123rd season. Mozart’s charming Symphony No. 33 makes way for the grandeur of Bruckner’s epic Symphony No. 4, "Romantic."  For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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All About Eve – NT Live Broadcast

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"All About Eve" tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve … don’t you? Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world’s most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove, asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth…

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June 2019

The Met: Live in HD – Dialogues des Camélites

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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All My Sons – NT Live Broadcast

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Pullman star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama "All My Sons." The setting is America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the…

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