Grammy Award-Winning Conductor & Composer
I will admit that it has been a bit difficult for me to listen to music or watch pre-COVID performance videos as our absence from the concert hall and theatres graduates to its fifth month of silence. Without any in-person large ensemble musical collaborations being realistically viable in the near future before both the performers […]
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™ in Concert SPAC Cinema Series Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:00 p.m. PERFORMERS Lucas Richman, conductor The Philadelphia Orchestra PROGRAM Williams Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™ (complete with film)* PROGRAM NOTES Climb aboard the Millennium Falcon and visit a “galaxy far, far away” on August 8 as the 1980 film Star […]
Atlanta Musicians Orchestra
A highlight of every Bangor Symphony Orchestra season is hearing a new Lucas Richman composition. “Her Light,” commissioned by Eloise Ricciardelli in honor of her daughter, Cassandra Babbitt, premiered Sunday at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. Written to “musically mirror the impact one individual has when her light is […]
The Bangor Symphony Orchestra opened its 122nd season Sunday afternoon with a concert that blew the roof off the Collins Center for the Arts and raised the bar for the musicians a good five to 10 feet. The concert was marketed as featuring “deathly classics” because of its proximity to Halloween and the pieces’ dark […]
One of the best things about having composer Lucas Richman as the conductor of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra is the music he writes. Often, they are pieces commissioned by concertgoers at the annual fundraising auction to honor family members. Two years ago, Lee Souweine was the winning bidder. He asked for a piece to honor […]
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