Announcing the BSO’s 127th Season

Highlights include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, world premieres by Wabanaki music-keeper Firefly and Grammy Award-winner Kenneth Fuchs, and return of The Nutcracker Bangor, Maine — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra announced an ambitious slate of programs for its 2022-2023 season on Monday as the organization continues to chart a course through the Covid-19 pandemic. Music Director and […]

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BSO Announces 125th Anniversary Endowment Campaign

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced Tuesday a campaign to raise $1.25 million for the organization’s endowment fund, in recognition of the orchestra’s recent 125th anniversary. At a press conference Tuesday, Executive Director Brian Hinrichs shared that the campaign had raised $1.1 million to date and was now turning to the community […]

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Weather Update: Concert is On!

Update as of 1/30/2022, 11:11 a.m. Today’s performance of “Revolutionaries: Mozart / Saint-Georges” is proceeding as scheduled, 3 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts. Thank you to the University of Maine Facilities team and the Collins Center for the Arts for clearing lots and walkways so efficiently and effectively! If you are unable […]

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BSO Announces Return to Live Concerts for 126th Season

Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra announced plans today for its 2021-2022 season, marking the ensemble’s return to live, in-person performances at the Collins Center for the Arts. For its 126th season, the BSO will present five classical concerts and additional special events, including three world premieres, in what is being called a season […]

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125th Anniversary Season Goes Digital

Bangor, ME — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra is announcing new plans for its 125th anniversary season. The Symphony’s five classical concerts are moving online, with new programming to meet gathering limits and social distancing requirements for the orchestra. The performances will be filmed without an audience and released through a new online platform from February […]

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BSO Releases Digital Premiere of “Hope Begins With Truth”

Bangor, ME — In March 2020, the long anticipated premiere of Lucas Richman’s The Warming Sea was thwarted by COVID-19. Now, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Maine Science Festival have released a digital performance of the work’s concluding anthem, “Hope Begins With Truth”, recorded remotely by BSO musicians and guests from around the country. Viewers […]

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BSO Announces 125th Season

Bangor, ME – Known as one of the longest continually operating orchestras in the United States, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra announced plans Monday for its 125th Anniversary Season. The Masterworks season will kick-off on January 31st, 2021, as the organization takes time to lay the groundwork for a safe return to the stage in light […]

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BSO Plays On

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our operations, the BSO is developing new ways to engage with our audiences, including the launch of a new video series from our musicians titled “Artists in Residence”. We appreciate your support and patience! Please enjoy the following videos, resources, broadcasts, and  playlists to keep the BSO in […]

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Reinaldo Moya Receives Inaugural Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Composer Award

Rockland, ME – The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation is pleased to award Reinaldo Moya from Northfield, MN its inaugural $20,000 Composer Award. With the Award, Moya will create a new work to be performed during the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-2021 season. Moya was selected through a juried national competition and chosen from over 335 applicants. Moya states, […]

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