Special Events

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register to reserve seats.

Join us for a free educational concert geared towards children ages 3 to 8, featuring a woodwind trio from the Bangor Symphony Orchestra!  Come in costume as part of Downtown Trick-or-Treat. We’ll have an instrument petting zoo before the show, starting at 2pm!


Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission$100 Per Person. Order Online.

Step back in time in the historic Nichols Block Ballroom while supporting the Symphony’s future downtown.  The evening begins with the harp playing of Mo Nichols and a wine tasting hosted by Bangor Wine and Cheese. An elegant dinner by Basil Creek follows, with music from Lucas Richman and violinist Chloe Trevor. Before the night concludes, the Symphony will be presented a special acknowledgement from the State of Maine recognizing the organization’s official incorporation 100 years ago.

A percentage of your ticket is a tax-deductible donation to the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, supporting our downtown programming at the Bangor Arts Exchange.


Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Gallery, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register Online.

Join fellow symphony fans and community members as we read and then discuss Jamie Bernstein’s new book, ‘Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein.’ The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir. Purchase your copy online through The Briar Patch.


Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE.

Before the Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Bangor, members of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras take turns performing holiday favorites in the Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom. Admission is free with donations encouraged to support the BSYO! Cookies and hot cocoa will be available.


 

Date: Friday, December 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register to reserve seats.

The Arts eXchange Ensemble returns with Winter Solstice Cello Fest, featuring upwards of 20 amateur cellists led by BSO principal cellist Noreen Silver in a program of diverse, festive music. Admission is free but RSVP via EventBrite is required to guarantee your seat! Donations at the door are encouraged.

 

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: To Be Announced

Save the date! A romantic evening of song to celebrate Valentine’s Day returns on February 15th. Performers and ticket details to be announced.


 

 

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register to reserve seats.

Directed by Elia Kazan, starring Marlon Brando, and with a score by Leonard Bernstein, ‘On the Waterfront’ won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1955. This free film screening is presented as part of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s season-long celebration of the Leonard Bernstein Centennial, culminating in a performance of selections from ‘Candide’ on April 7, 2019.


 

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register to reserve seats.

‘West Side Story’ contains some of the most famous music ever composed in American musical theater and the 1961 film adaptation won the Academy Award for Best Picture. This free film screening is presented as part of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s season-long celebration of the Leonard Bernstein Centennial, culminating in a performance of selections from ‘Candide’ on April 7, 2019.


Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange, 193 Exchange St.
Admission$20 Per Person. Order Online.

Deep Dives is the BSO’s adult education series held at the Bangor Arts Exchange, offering patrons an in depth look at one particular piece of music, with lunch included! On April 5th, we explore Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. We’ll be led on our musical journey by BSO Music Director Lucas Richman, Executive Director Brian Hinrichs, and special guest commentators.


Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange St.
Admission: FREE. Register to reserve seats.

Join us for a free educational concert geared towards children ages 3 to 8, featuring musicians from the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. The theme is Mozart Madness, and we’ll learn all about the amazing composer!