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Discovery: Superhero Symphony

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Sunday, May 17 2020
2:30pm
Merrill Auditorium

Program

THIS CONCERT IS CANCELED.

MICHAEL GIACCHINO:  Theme from The Incredibles

DANNY ELFMAN:  Music From Spiderman

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture

WAGNER: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre

JOHN WILLIAMS: Rey’s Theme

JOHN WILLIAMS: Olympic Fanfare and Theme

DANNY ELFMAN: Batman Theme

JOHN WILLIAMS: Superman March

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Due to the State of Maine’s “Stay Healthy at Home” mandate, the CDC’s guidelines on social distancing, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we will now be canceling all Portland Symphony Orchestra concerts as well as select events (listed below) through May 17, 2020. Learn more here.


It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Portland Symphony Orchestra! Calling all superheroes and super-villains. Make sure to hide your secret identity and come join forces at Merrill Auditorium. Hear your favorite crime fighting theme songs as your PSO plays for truth and justice!

Discovery Concerts bring the whole family together to enjoy the music of the PSO. Concerts are approximately one-hour long and take the audience on a mind-expanding and educational journey with the full orchestra! Doors open at 1 PM for an hour of games, Podium Hero conducting lessons, and lots more musical fun. Costumes are encouraged!

DESIGNED FOR AGES 4-12, BUT ENJOYABLE FOR ALL!
  • Parking: Parking is available in several nearby lots. There is limited street parking in the area. Accessible parking for patrons with disability permits is available on both sides of Myrtle Street and on Congress Street in front of City Hall. Parking spaces are in high demand in Portland. Please allow sufficient time before the start of a show to find a parking space. View more details here.
  • Where do I go first?: Begin in the lobby to pick up or purchase your tickets from the Box office. If you have already received your tickets in the mail you can go straight into the auditorium. If you are there before 2:00 PM, be sure to check out our Instrument Petting Zoo and Podium Hero!
  • What about snacks and beverages?: You are allowed to bring snacks and beverages for you and your family to Discovery concert performances. Two concession stands on the first floor of Merrill Auditorium will also be open. 
  • What about pictures and video?: Video and photography are allowed during all pre-concert activities and before the concert begins! Unfortunately, taking video or photos of the PSO musicians during the concert is strictly prohibited.

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