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January 25, 2020

Jan Plan Concert

1/25/20 10:00 pm
Page Commons
Jan Plan Concert

Abhi the Nomad will be coming to Colby on January 25th! The concert will be in Page Commons, doors will open at 9 and the show will start at 10. Wristbands will be given out before the day of the show so watch out for exact dates.

Posted January 7 at 1:51 pm
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Posted By Emmanuel Sogunle

February 11, 2020

Words Move — Music Moves

2/11/20 7:00 pm to 2/11/20 9:00 pm
Strider Theater, Runnals Hall
Words Move — Music Moves

A Recitation of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets by John Farrell A Performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132 by the DaPonte String Quartet This unique program — a recitation from memory of T. S. Eliot’s poetic masterwork together with a performance of the Beethoven string quartet that inspired Eliot’s poem —  More

Posted January 17 at 4:22 pm
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February 29, 2020

Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

2/29/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Colby College Chorale and the Colby Art Song Initiative will reflect on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in a concert that will include solo and choral compositions related to the music festival to end all music festivals. The choirs and soloists will perform works by Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills,  More

Posted September 11 at 10:52 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

March 7, 2020

Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

3/7/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Journey to America alternates between energy and exhaustion, between dramatic and sublime. Beginning in Austria with Beethoven’s electrifying, epochal Fifth Symphony, the program shifts quickly to a pair of very different works by American masters Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. Barber’s sometimes ethereal, sometimes anguished Adagio for Strings becomes  More

Posted September 11 at 10:55 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

March 14, 2020

Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

Lorimer Chapel
Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

The Colby Wind Ensemble’s spring concert features music full of frantic motion, including Ghost Train Triptych, depicting a supernatural machine that roars out of the night, and Powerhouse, featuring that purveyor of pure energy Bugs Bunny, along with other friends of Looney Tunes fame. The organized chaos of the factory floor will be represented by  More

Posted September 11 at 11:00 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 4, 2020

First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

4/4/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

(Featuring guest performers from Associate Professor Sonja Thomas’s course “Critical Race Feminisms and Tap Dance”) Who would have guessed that the humble seed of the blues would grow into musical flowers of so many hues?! We’ll trace the evolution of the blues from the works of early artists like Robert Johnson and Ma Rainey through  More

Posted September 11 at 11:03 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 11, 2020

Henry Kramer, piano

4/11/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Henry Kramer, piano

(Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund) As winner of the Second Prize at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition and a recipient of a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Henry Kramer is well on his way to becoming one of the most exciting American musicians of his generation. For his Music at Colby  More

Posted September 11 at 11:05 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 18, 2020

Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

4/18/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

The Colby College Collegium will combine forces with guest artists in a rarely heard performance of the Passion setting by Reinhard Keiser, a contemporary of J.S. Bach. The work is a musical telling of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of St. Mark and was performed frequently by Bach himself as part  More

Posted September 11 at 11:06 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 25, 2020

Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

4/25/20 7:30 am
Lorimer Chapel
Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

The final program of the Colby Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 season begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, a work that has become famous for one of classical music’s most endearing practical jokes. The concert will continue with a performance by the 2020 student concerto competition winner and will conclude with Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, a mesmerizing work that  More

Posted September 11 at 11:08 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves