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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

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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October 2019

Masterworks I — Celebrating Lucas!

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

Lucas Richman, conductor SooBeen Lee, violin   Music from Hollywood to Spain and Russia opens the 10th anniversary season of Bangor Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman. A new work by noted film composer Kathryn Bostic is followed by "The Village Romance," from the M. Night Shyamalan film "The Village," featuring Korean violin prodigy SooBeen Lee. Lee then performs Sarasate’s virtuosic showstopper, "Carmen Fantasy." The program concludes with Mussorgsky’s epic "Pictures at an Exhibition." For more information, to view…

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November 2019

Masterworks II — Brahms and Prokofiev

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor Benjamin Hochman, piano   Two works by Johannes Brahms and Prokofiev’s fiery "Piano Concerto No. 3" make for a can’t-miss concert event. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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December 2019

The Nutcracker

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

  A holiday tradition for all ages, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. The Robinson Ballet, Bangor Area Children’s Choir and the BSO combine to bring the story of Clara and her toy nutcracker to life with a family-friendly production that leaves audiences inspired year after year.   For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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The Nutcracker

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

  A holiday tradition for all ages, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. The Robinson Ballet, Bangor Area Children’s Choir and the BSO combine to bring the story of Clara and her toy nutcracker to life with a family-friendly production that leaves audiences inspired year after year.   For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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The Nutcracker

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

  A holiday tradition for all ages, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” with the Robinson Ballet is beloved by audiences throughout Maine. The Robinson Ballet, Bangor Area Children’s Choir and the BSO combine to bring the story of Clara and her toy nutcracker to life with a family-friendly production that leaves audiences inspired year after year.   For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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January 2020

Masterworks III — Dvorak and Stravinsky

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor and piano   The Bangor Symphony Orchestra woodwinds and brass take center stage and Lucas Richman makes his BSO debut as piano soloist for a program of diverse masterworks. Works by Dukas and Gabrielli highlight the full force of the BSO brass section, with the program anchored by gems from Dvorak and Stravinsky. Maestro Richman is joined onstage by the principal woodwind quintet for Poulenc’s "Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet." For more information, to view the…

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March 2020

Accepted Student Day

March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00am

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

Accepted Student Days: Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development   8–9 a.m.: Check-In and Welcome 9–10 a.m.: Opening Session 10–11 a.m.: Academic Tours and…

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Masterworks IV — Sounds of the Sea

March 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor    A unique concert experience awaits audiences at this joint presentation by the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the Maine Science Festival exploring how composers have depicted the sea and the power of nature through music across generations. Hear Semtana’s iconic "Moldau" and Debussy’s sweeping "La Mer" accompanied by a new work from Lucas Richman, "The Warming Sea," exploring changes in the Gulf of Maine through music and multimedia, commissioned by the Maine Science Festival. For more information, to…

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Accepted Student Day

March 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00am

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

Accepted Student Days: Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development   8–9 a.m.: Check-In and Welcome 9–10 a.m.: Opening Session 10–11 a.m.: Academic Tours and…

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April 2020

Accepted Student Day

April 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00am

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

Accepted Student Days: Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development   8–9 a.m.: Check-In and Welcome 9–10 a.m.: Opening Session 10–11 a.m.: Academic Tours and…

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Masterworks V — Beethoven and Haydn

April 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor Roberto Plano, piano Jamilyn Manning-White, soprano    Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with the composer’s "Piano Concerto No. 4," featuring Italian pianist Roberto Plano as soloist. Then hear Haydn’s stunning "Mass in Time of War," featuring soprano Jamilyn Manning-White. The Bangor Symphony Orchestra is joined by the full forces of the UMaine Singers and Oratorio Society for this performance. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Accepted Student Day

April 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00am

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

Accepted Student Days: Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development   8–9 a.m.: Check-In and Welcome 9–10 a.m.: Opening Session 10–11 a.m.: Academic Tours and…

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May 2020

Masterworks VI — Mozart and Mahler

May 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Lucas Richman, conductor   The Masterworks season concludes with Mahler’s passion-filled "Symphony No. 5," and a rarely performed gem by Mozart. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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The Pops — Music of the Knights

May 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber are not only knights — they also happen to be three of the most successful songwriters of all time with careers that span decades. “Music of the Knights” honors their lasting musical influence with songs like “Memory,” ”I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” ”Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina,” ”The Phantom of the Opera,” ”Circle of Life,” ”Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” ”Your Song,” ”Don’t Let the Sun…

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June 2020

Summer Orientation

June 22, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 26, 2020

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

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 23, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 26, 2020

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

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 24, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 26, 2020

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

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 25, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 26, 2020

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

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 26, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 26, 2020

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

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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