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Saturday, March 21 2020
7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium

Program

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

a Schirmer Theatrical/Greenberg Artists co-production
Arrangements by Jeff Tyzik

PROUD MARY, by John Cameron Fogerty
As Recorded by Tina Turner

AT LAST, by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren
As Recorded by Etta James

NEW ATTITUDE, by Jonathan Gilutin, Bunny Hull, Sharon Robinson
As Recorded by Patti LaBelle

MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA, by James Weatherly
As Recorded by Aretha Franklin

DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY, by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert
As Recorded by Thelma Houston

ROLLING IN THE DEEP, by Adele Laurie Blue Adkins and Paul Richard Epworth
As Recorded by Adele

FALLIN‘, by Alicia Augello-Cook
As Recorded by Alicia Keys

GIRL ON FIRE, by Alicia Augello-Cook, Jeffrey Bhasker, Onika Tanya Maraj, Salaam Remi, and William Squier
As Recorded by Alicia Keys

I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE, by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield
As Recorded by Tina Turner

WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT, by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle
As Recorded by Tina Turner

I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY, by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam
As Recorded by Whitney Houston

WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW, by Carole King and Gerald Goffin
As Recorded by Amy Winehouse

YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD, by Amy Winhouse
As Recorded by Amy Winehouse

HELLO, by Adele Laurie Blue Adkins and Gregory Allen Kurstin
As Recorded by Adele

RESPECT, by Otis Redding
As Recorded by Aretha Franklin

I NEVER LOVED A MAN THE WAY I LOVED YOU, by Ronny Shannon
As Recorded by Aretha Franklin

FREEWAY OF LOVE, by Narada Michael Walden and Jeffrey Cohen
As Recorded by Aretha Franklin

YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE A NATURAL WOMAN, by Carole King, Gerald Goffin and Gerald Wexler
As Recorded by Carole King

 

ALL ARRANGEMENTS LICENSED BY SCHIRMER THEATRICAL, LLC

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Based on the City of Portland’s cancellation of events at Merrill Auditorium and a recommendation from Governor Janet Mills, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be canceling all Portland Symphony Orchestra concerts as well as select events through April 13, 2020. Learn more here.


A symphonic tribute to the voices that have changed and supercharged pop, R&B, and soul. Aretha Franklin. Tina Turner. Etta James. Amy Winehouse. Patti LaBelle. Whitney Houston. Adele. A six-decade tribute to the superstars who have made a difference.

 

Artists and program are subject to change. 


Featuring

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Benjamin Rous guest conductor
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Shayna Steele featured vocals
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Kelly Levesque featured vocals
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Brie Cassil featured vocals
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