Midori Residency

Internationally acclaimed violinist Midori joins the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras for a week of educational events as part of the Orchestra Residencies Program. Please browse below for tickets and information.

Midori and The BSYO Quartet in Recital
Friday, March 10, 11:30AM|Free Admission
Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library

Midori performs in a string quartet with BSYO members Margo Roberts (violin), Kate Brenner Simpson (viola), and Christian Jones (cello). Works by Mozart and Mendelssohn will be featured.

The Annual Dr. Maurice P. King Master Class
Friday, March 10, 4PM |Free Admission
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine

Don’t miss this opportunity to see Midori work with young musicians from the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras and the University of Maine in an inspiring educational context.

The 9th Annual Symphony Soiree
Saturday, March 11, 6PM | $70/Person
Collins Center for the Arts

The Symphony Soiree begins with an exciting silent auction and delicious food, before audiences take the stage ‘cabaret style’ for a live auction and intimate performance by Midori with members of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras and Maestro Lucas Richman. All proceeds benefit the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and its educational programming. More information here.

The Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras Featuring Midori
Sunday, March 12, 3PM | $14/Person
Collins Center for the Arts

Ensembles of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras perform various selections before Midori joins them for Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins with student soloists Brandon Aponte, Colin Aponte, and Sonia Steadman. The program concludes with Midori performing the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. Midori will be signing CDs in a ‘Meet and Greet’ in the lobby following the performance. More information here.

Midori’s concerts with the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra are part of her Orchestra Residencies Program, a special project which aims to strengthen the ties of the American youth orchestra to its local adult orchestra, as well as to bolster relationships with performers, staff, and the community-at-large.