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BODYTRAFFIC and the Dancer’s Body: A Behind the Scenes Interview

March 18, 2017 • 7:00 pm

Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook

BODYTRAFFIC: Offstage Activities Trish Moulton, director of the Dance Studio of Maine, will share her pre-recorded interview with Gorham native and former BODYTRAFFIC company member Andrew Wojtal—to contextualize the company’s place in the world of dance today and historically. Join us for this rare “behind the scenes” opportunity to learn more about the world of…

Mozart, Shostakovich, and Beethoven

March 19, 2017 • 2:00 pm

Hannaford Hall, USM Campus

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin : Offstage Activities Anthony Antolini, a professor in the Bowdoin College Music Department, discusses musical examples that will enhance your enjoyment of the performance by Philharmonia Quartett Berlin. What do Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven have in common in their string quartets? What makes these three quartets so memorable? Why did they write…

“In Music, as in Life, Timing is Everything”

April 15, 2017 • 2:00 pm

Merrill Auditorium, Portland

Emanuel Ax : Offstage Activities Laura Kargul Flexibility in tempo and pacing can be essential to creating great drama and poetry in music, but the interpreter invariably walks a fine line between too much and too little. Laura Kargul, pianist and Director of Keyboard Studies at the University of Southern Maine,…

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