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Thursday, July 4 2019
The Eastern Prom


SMITH: The Star Spangled Banner

GLINKA: Ruslan and Ludmila

STRAUSS: Overture from Die Fledermaus

BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No. 5

ROSSINI: Finale from Wilhelm Tell

COPLAND: “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo

JOHN WILLIAMS: Star Wars Main Title

JOHN WILLIAMS: Superman March

ALAN SILVESTRI: Avengers Theme Song

JOHN WILLIAMS: “Harry’s Wondrous World” From Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

LOWDEN: Armed Forces Salute

TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture

SOUSA: Washington Post March

SOUSA: Liberty Bell March

SOUSA: Semper Fi

ALFORD: Colonel Bogey March

TRAD.: Maine Stein Song

ARR. DRAGON: America, The Beautiful

BERLIN / ADES: God Bless America

SOUSA: Stars and Stripes Forever

The Portland Symphony Orchestra proudly returns to the Eastern Promenade for Maine’s largest Independence Day celebration as the orchestra of choice for the SummerFest ME Portland Pops concert during the enhanced fireworks display!

The PSO is so grateful to be invited back to share this live symphonic experience for all. Come put your blanket down on the Prom to listen or consider purchasing the VIP experience.

Reserve VIP area, or roped off lawn seats to July 4 Portland Pops HERE.

If July 4 is cancelled due to rain, the performance will take place on July 5.


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