April 08, 2020

UM sets schedule of performances

ORONO – The University of Maine School of Performing Arts has announced its fall semester calendar of events, featuring the artistic talent, creativity and expertise of university faculty members, students and special guest performers.

The schedule is:

Music, Minsky Hall Recital Series, Faculty Recitals:

. Violin Recital, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Anatole Wieck and friends.

. “Thwarted Voices,” 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. Devoted to the music of composers who were victims of National Socialist racial policies. Organized and performed by Phillip Silver, with guest artist Deborah Cook, an internationally acclaimed soprano.

Ensemble Series

. Women Composers Concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, Minsky Recital Hall.

. University Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Chamber Jazz, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, Minsky Recital Hall.

. University Singers Concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Oratorio Society, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, Maine Center for the Arts.

. Chamber Music Concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Jazz Concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, Hauck Auditorium.

. Opera Workshop, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Collegiate Chorale, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Athena Consort & Black Bear Men’s Chorus, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Brass Night, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, Minsky Recital Hall.

. Yuletide Concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, Maine Center for the Arts. Admission $8.

. “Wintertime,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 10-11, and Thursday, Nov. 9; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 and 12, Hauck Auditorium. Playwright Charles Mee pulls together disparate elements from past theatrical works and meshes contemporary aspects, creating a play that is contemporary but never strays from its historical roots. Directed by Tom Mikotowicz. Admission $8.

Readers’ Theater Series

. Reader’s Theater No. 2, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, Minsky Recital Hall.


. Works-in-Progress Dance Showcase, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, Hauck Auditorium.

Ticket Information

Admission is $6 and UMaine students are admitted free with a MaineCard, unless otherwise noted. Exceptions may occur. For information, call the Maine Center for the Arts box office at 581-1755 or visit the School of Performing Arts at www.umaine.edu/spa.

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