SHOW DATES: August 30, 31, September 6, 7 at 7:30pm + September 1, 8 at 2pm ABOUT THE SHOW: Written by Christopher M. Walsh Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Amici’s Cucina, Back Office Solutions, Gateway Financial, MaineGeneral Medical Center, and Maine Savings FCU Produced by special…

The Department of Performance, Theater, and Dance Presents: SERIOUS PLAY Led by Ariana Karp and Annie Kloppenberg in collaboration with students in Improvisational Practice in Performance:   Performance invites audiences in like poetry, offering evocative imagery that summons your experience, your response, and your reading rather than telling a single, linear story. This program includes…

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​​This concert will present Crescent, a sonic exploration of global temperature data, microplastics, and the other impacts of catastrophic climate change. The program is rounded out with music inspired by philosophical explorations of the human condition as well as music from Sankaram and Shankar’s eclectic surf-noir band Bombay Rickey. Co-sponsored by the Colby College Museum…

“O friends, not these tones! Rather let us tune our voices more pleasantly and more joyously.”  Our final and jubilant program of the year, Choral Masterwork, is a collaboration among the orchestra, invited vocal soloists, and Colby Choirs to present Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, an epic ode to community and the joy of…

The Colby Wind Ensemble features two major works in this concert to conclude the academic year. Dream Elegy by Jonathan Bailey Holland is a moving work that was inspired by the #blacklivesmatter movement. Marchad, Hijos del Arte, written by Spanish composer Inma Tinmard, is a tribute to the music students who will embark on a new journey after graduation.…

Los Herederos will present Afro-Diasporic Traditions of Puerto Rico and Cuba. Bomba is Puerto Rico’s oldest Indigenous music that is widely practiced. Bomba is music, song, and dance as well as storytelling that dates back to 400-450 years ago during the days of slavery in the Caribbean region. The ensemble will also perform Afro-Cuban traditions…

Our third program, Orchestral Master Works, presents two enduring Germanic orchestral pieces: Robert Schumann’s Romantic Symphony No. 3, Rhenish, and Carl Maria von Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz, a magical, mysterious, and folk-inspired showcase of heroic horns and shimmering strings. The program also highlights the orchestra’s principal flutist and Colby Music Associate Nicole Rabata, who will perform…