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Midcoast Symphony Orchestra “Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape”

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra “Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape”

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra “Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape”

Location: The Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham, ME 04086

Date: May 19 at 2:30 pm or 1:30 pm for our free “More with Midcoast” pre-concert event.

In this final series of the season the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Rohan Smith presents “Cityscape, Seascape, Soundscape.”

This performance opens with Aron Copland’s “Quiet City” featuring our own Tim Kenlan on trumpet and Billie Jo Brito on English horn. Originally composed for a failed Irwin Shaw play, it premiered as an independent work in 1941.

That piece is followed by “La Mer”, the second of Claude Debussy’s three great orchestral trilogies. This takes the form of three symphonic sketches about the sea.

The final work is an orchestra favorite, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Of note when Beethoven premiered this work it was so well received that the audience demanded an immediate encore of one of the movements.

This concert will take place Sunday May 19 at 2:30 pm in the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham.

Come early at 1:30PM for our free pre-concert “More with Midcoast” event and enjoy the concert music even more. Our program notes author, Mary Hunter, Professor of Music Emerita, Bowdoin College will provide an introduction to the program. She will also chat with MSO musicians Tim Kenlan and Billie Jo Brito, our soloists for this performance.

Individual tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. All concert tickets are free for students ages 18 and under, or for college students with ID.

MSO tickets, including free student tickets, are paperless. Audiences, including students, are encouraged to purchase tickets up to 24 hours in advance of each concert, either online or via the Box Office. Check-in ("will call") is in the lobby before the concert.

Complete information is available at https://midcoastsymphony.org. Tickets are available at https://midcoastsymphony.org/tickets/ or by calling the box office at (207) 481-0790.

Orion Performing Arts Center
$25 - $30
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM on Sun, 19 May 2024

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Midcoast Symphony Orchestra

Artist Group Info

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra
Orion Performing Arts Center