Posts Categorized: PSO

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Kimberly Lehmann, viola

PSO violist Kimberly Lehmann performs the Gigue from J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 (arranged for viola) as part of our digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to yours! To donate to our PSO Musician Relief… Read more »

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Rachel Braude, piccolo & flute

PSO’s piccolo player Rachel Braude provides parents everywhere with a great trick on how to get your kids up and out of bed! Her helpful parenting hint is part of the new digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from… Read more »

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Amy Sims, Assistant Concertmaster

PSO Assistant Concertmaster Amy Sims performs J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 3 in E major, Preludio, as part of the new digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to yours! To donate to our PSO Musician Relief Fund… Read more »

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Mark Manduca on trombone

PSO trombonist Mark Manduca and his wife perform Vaughan Williams’ “Six Studies in English Folk Song: Lento (‘The Lady and the Dragon’)” in the first video of our new digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to… Read more »

From our friends at the PSO – Solo Together

A night of performances you don’t want to miss, Solo Together is a virtual “un-gala” experience that will bring performances of our world-class PSO musicians to your home.   Proceeds from this fundraiser, scheduled in place of the canceled Wine Dinner, support PSO programs that enrich the lives of over 100,000 children and adults each season – including… Read more »

A Magic of Christmas inspired playlist, made just for you!

The Magic of Christmas is back at Merrill Auditorium on December 12th-15th and the 20th-22nd. The Magic of Christmas is being conducted by the PSO’s new Musical Director, Eckart Preu. Enjoy classics like Sleigh Bells, Ave Maria, You’re a Mean One Mister Grinch, and many more! Enjoy our holiday playlist!   And don’t miss our… Read more »

How much do you know about conductor Eckart Preu?

  Why did the Portland Symphony Orchestra choose Eckart Preu to be its musical director? In part, it was because of the strong relationships he forged with other Symphonies around the country. Take a look below to find out more about his musical journey that eventually led him here to Portland Maine. Spokane Symphony –… Read more »

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 Women Rock Performance Canceled

Our Sunday performance of Women Rock, scheduled to begin at 2:30 pm on January 20, 2019 has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM is going on as scheduled. We encourage ticket holders to call PortTIX at (207) 842-0800 from Noon – 6:00 PM, Monday – Saturday, to exchange… Read more »

Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Mozart & Tchaikovsky Presented by the Portland Symphony Conductor Jeffrey Kahane will start the evening with Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, “Prague”. The piece got its name when it premiered in Prague on January 19, 1787, during Mozart’s first visit to the city. Next you’ll hear Liebermann’s Flute Concerto performed by PSO’s principal flute, Lisa Hennessey. Liebermann is one… Read more »

Mozart with Kahane

Mozart with Kahane Presented by the Portland Symphony Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano PROGRAM INFO MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 17 SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 Conductor Jeffrey Kahane will begin the evening with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17, which was written in 1784. The work is orchestrated for solo piano, flute, 2 oboes, 2 basoons, 2… Read more »