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October 2018

Women’s Soccer vs University at Albany

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mahaney Diamond, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Masterworks I: Goldstein Plays Ravel

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

Lucas Richman, conductor Alon Goldstein, piano   Leonard Bernstein "Simple Song" Maurice Ravel Piano Concerto in G, with Alon Goldstein Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 2 Our 123rd season begins with the magic and mystery of Leonard Bernstein’s "Simple Song" before the piano pyrotechnics of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Alon Goldstein in his return to Bangor. The program concludes with Sibelius’s stirring Symphony No. 2. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Field Hockey vs Dartmouth College

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Field Hockey vs University of Massachusetts Lowell

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Julie – NT Live Broadcast

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

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean — which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival. This new version of August Strindberg’s play "Miss Julie," written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to…

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The Met: Live in HD – Aida

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies. Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met’s monumental production. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to…

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Field Hockey vs University of New Hampshire

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Women’s Soccer vs University of Vermont

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mahaney Diamond, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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The Calder String Quartet

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Calder String Quartet performs a broad range of repertoire at an exceptional level, always striving to channel and fulfill the composer’s vision. Already the choice of many leading composers to perform their works, the group’s distinctive approach is exemplified by a musical curiosity brought to everything they perform. The concert is a selection in the John I. and Elizabeth E. Patches Chamber Music Series. A reception for patrons and artists will follow. For more information, to view the full season schedule…

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The Met: Live in HD – Samson et Dalila

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

When mezzo-soprano Elena Garanca and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of "Carmen" at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’ biblical epic "Samson et Dalila." Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for "A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder," makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging,…

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Comedian Bob Marley

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Celebrating 16 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of the few comics to do the complete late-night TV circuit: The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn. Marley, a Maine native, uses biographical…

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Rock of Ages – 10th Anniversary Tour

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to 10 — the "Rock of Ages" 10th Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America. Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, "Rock of Ages" captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister and Whitesnake, among many others, this 10th Anniversary production features a dynamic new cast revisiting the larger-than-life characters and exhilarating story that turned "Rock…

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Portland Cello Project

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In a way, the artistic destinies of the equally unorthodox Portland Cello Project and "OK Computer" by Radiohead were meant to coincide. They will do so in what is expected to be a thrilling performance of the album Rolling Stone magazine called a “stunning art-rock tour de force.” For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Field Hockey vs University of Vermont

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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The Met: Live in HD – La Fanciulla del West

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov also sings some performances. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Football vs University at Albany

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alfond Stadium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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The Nature of Forgetting

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Through physicality and compelling live music, "The Nature of Forgetting" tells the story of a middle-aged father struggling in the early stages of dementia. It’s a life-affirming journey into a weakened mind, in which broken does not have to mean defeated. The show is a moving articulation of the countless dimensions of memory and amnesia, linking science with real life experiences. Ultimately, the piece is about the fragility of life and that eternal “something” we all share that is left…

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Frankenstein – NT Live Broadcast

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"Frankenstein" returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, "Frankenstein" features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and…

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November 2018

Howie Mandel

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for over 30 years. His versatile career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, film and stage. From his work on the Emmy Award-winning "St. Elsewhere" to the international animated children’s series "Bobby’s World," Howie has become a mainstay of the American comedy scene. In 2009, Howie added another title to his resume, author, when he released his frank, funny, no-holds-barred memoir "Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch…

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Masterworks II: Beethoven’s No. 4

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor Chloe Trevor, violin Ludwig van Beethoven "Prometheus Overture" Leonard Bernstein "Serenade" (After Plato’s “Symposium”) with Chloe Trevor Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 4 Beethoven fans, this program is for you! The great composer’s "Prometheus Overture" opens the concert before the young violinist Chloe Trevor tackles Bernstein’s notoriously difficult and moving "Serenade." Beethoven’s rousing Symphony No. 4 concludes the concert. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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