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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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Meet the Guest Artists of Oz

Bangor, ME — On Sunday, March 18th at 4pm, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra presents The Wonderful Music of Oz. This unique concert event will feature music from Wicked, The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, and more, all brought to life by a stellar cast of guest vocalists. Learn more about the singers below! Tickets are available online and by […]

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Five Questions for Pianist Orli Shaham

Bangor, ME — On Sunday, February 25th, pianist Orli Shaham will join the Bangor Symphony Orchestra to perform Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Collins Center for the Arts. The program will also feature Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 and Smetana’s Overture to The Bartered Bride. Ms. Shaham is an accomplished artist, with the New York Times calling her […]

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BSO Highlights Its Own Members At January 28th Concert

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra will feature five of its own members as soloists in its next Masterworks concert on Sunday, January 28, 3 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono. The program led by Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman will offer audiences a diverse menu of works by […]

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