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Portland Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1923, the Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is widely regarded as one of the top symphony orchestras of its size in the country.

The Symphony’s mission is to
serve our community by enriching lives through music.

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The PSO

The Portland Symphony Orchestra has been inspiring audiences since it made its debut almost a century ago. And while there’s little chance that today’s patrons will find a concert canceled because the hall’s custodian went fishing (as was the case in 1924) the PSO still resonates with a refrain that echoes far beyond the borders of our city and stage. That sound is grounded in our commitment to the world-class performance of exceptional musical experiences we invite you to share.

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Music Director

Eckart Preu begins his position as Music Director with the 2019-20 concert season.

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Musicians

The range of skills and stories shared by PSO musicians are as rich and varied as the instruments they play. What unites them is the individual mastery of their talents and a commitment to harmonizing those gifts through the stirring power of symphonic music. That synthesis of sounds is colored by a spectrum of musical experience with other symphonies, chamber groups, opera and ballet orchestras, and more.

PSO Musicians  Auditions

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ECKART PREU

Meet the PSO’s Music Director

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The Magic of Christmas At Home

Eckart Preu, Music Director
Alyson Cambridge, soprano
James Kennerley, organ
Magic of Christmas Chorus
USM Chamber Singers
Portland Ballet
Pihcintu Multinational Chorus
AND MORE

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PSO SYMPHONY 101

Get an in-depth look at how the musicians prepare for a concert.

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Help keep the arts alive in Maine

Be an Arts Hero

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PSO Resiliency Fund

Help us ensure we have the ability to serve our community both now, and when we return to the stage.

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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!

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