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Watch Music Director designate Eckart Preu announce the 2019-20 season.

Scheherazade

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Tuesday, January 29 2019
7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium

Program

TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy

MICHAEL-THOMAS FOUMAI: PSO-commission, world-premiere, “The Telling Rooms”

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

The Portland Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of a commissioned work by composer Michael-Thomas Foumai. The piece, titled “The Telling Rooms,” is inspired by three poems by Maine youth from The Telling Room statewide contest.

The piece is comprised of three movements, each inspired by one of the poems. Click here to read more about the entire piece. Click each movement below to read its corresponding poem and watch a short video of Michael-Thomas Foumai discussing his inspiration behind the music.


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