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PSO Symphony 101: What is a Conductor

Join PSO’s new Music Director Eckart Preu and PSO Graphic Designer Sarah McCullough as she interviews (and meets) Eckart on Skype. She poses the question that may be on the minds of many this 4th of July on the Eastern Prom. While fireworks are blasting, Portland’s very own BRAND NEW Music Director will be conducting. What actually IS a conductor?

PSO Symphony 101 introduces musical concepts to help symphony patrons drop smart concepts into casual conversations and revel in our concerts. Classical music is for everyone.

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ECKART PREU

Meet the PSO’s Music Director

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Beethoven 250: Eroica

Eckart Preu, Music Director
Andreas Boyde, piano

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PSO SYMPHONY 101

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

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PSO Musician Relief Fund

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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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