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Five Questions with Alon Goldstein

Bangor, ME — Internationally acclaimed pianist Alon Goldstein opens the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s 123rd season with a performance of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G on Sunday, October 7th. We caught up with Alon before his visit to get the inside scoop on what to expect! BSO: Hello, Alon! You last performed with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra in […]

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BSO Receives The Wilma Award from the Collins Center for the Arts

Orono, ME — On Saturday, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra was named the 2018 recipient of The Wilma Award by the Collins Center for the Arts. Named after longtime Bangor arts patron Wilma Bradford–a loyal BSO attendee and supporter for almost 70 years–The Wilma Award celebrates an organization or individual who has shown extraordinary commitment to […]

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Alon Goldstein returns for Opening of BSO’s 123rd Season

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-2019 season opens on Sunday, October 7th with a program featuring acclaimed pianist Alon Goldstein as soloist in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G. The concert begins with Leonard Bernstein’s Simple Song, featuring mezzo-soprano Joelle Morris, and concludes with Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2. Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman leads the BSO as they […]

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BSYO Application Now Open for 2018-2019 Season!

Bangor, ME — Young musicians in Central and Northern Maine are invited to apply for the 2018-2019 Season of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras, led by conductors Sascha Zaburdaeva Lorimer and Rebecca Mallory. The application is available online, along with the newly announced season schedule. Auditions will be held Thursday, September 13 and Sunday, September 16, […]

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BSO Receives $10,000 Grant from Maine Community Foundation

Bangor, ME — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra recently received a generous $10,000 grant from the Haskell-Stetson Fund for Penobscot County of the Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) to support its first full season of programming at the Bangor Arts Exchange in the historic Nichols Block in downtown Bangor. In September 2017, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra moved its administrative offices to 189-193 […]

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A Unique Pairing

Bangor, ME — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Geaghan Brothers Brewing are joining forces once again to offer a unique Beer & Music Pairing event on Friday, June 29, 7 p.m. in the Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom. Head Brewer Andrew Geaghan, BSO concertmaster Trond Saeverud, and BSO Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman are creating a […]

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Popular Italian works, rare concerto make for grand finale

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s season finale on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Collins Center for the Arts will offer a musical tour of Italy. Respighi’s Pines of Rome will close the program, which also features Rossini’s ever-popular Overture to The Barber of Seville and Busoni’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, […]

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Announcing the 2018-19 Season

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra has announced plans for its 123rd season. In Lucas Richman’s ninth season as Music Director and Conductor, the Symphony is presenting a varied program anchored in a celebration of the famed American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. In addition to exploring Bernstein’s popular and lesser-known work with […]

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Meet the Mozart Soloists

Bangor, Maine — On Sunday, April 8th at 3 p.m., the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will present a program featuring works by two masters: Mozart and Beethoven. The program opens with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1, and closes with Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, a glorious work for orchestra and chorus. We are pleased to announce that our […]

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