PSO presents Tchaikovsky’s Suite from Swan Lake, Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Glazunov’s Violin Concerto with guest violinist Chee-Yun in final concert of the 17-18 season
Who: The Portland Symphony Orchestra, led by PSO Music Director finalist Daniel Meyer with guest violinist Chee-Yun. Chee-Yun performs regularly with the world’s foremost orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, and the Toronto, Houston, Seattle, Pittsburgh and National symphony orchestras. She was the winner of the 1989 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and the 1990 Avery Fisher Career Grant.
What: This Sunday Classical Concert welcomes violinist Chee-Yun for her first performance with the Portland Symphony Orchestra. The concert opens with one of Tchaikovsky’s best known works for ballet, the Suite from Swan Lake, before moving on to Glazunov’s Violin Concerto. The concert concludes with Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.
Tickets to the concert are available through PortTIX at (207) 842-0800 or portlandsymphony.org. Phone and internet orders are subject to per-ticket handling fees. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Merrill Auditorium box office at 20 Myrtle St., Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland
When: Sunday, May 13, 2:30 p.m.
Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake
Glazunov: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
- Concert Conversation an hour and 15 minutes prior to the concert
- PostConcert Q&A with the artists on stage
The PSO’s 2017-18 Season is funded in part by the Maine Arts Commission, POPS! Series Sponsor, Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Official Hotel, Holiday Inn by the Bay, and Education Partner, IDEXX.
About the Portland Symphony Orchestra:
Founded in 1923, the Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is the largest performing arts organization in Maine and is widely regarded as one of the top symphony orchestras of its size in the country. Made up of more than 80 professional musicians, the PSO is renowned for its critically acclaimed performances and broad community engagement. The Symphony’s mission is to serve the community by enriching lives through music. More information can be found at www.portlandsymphony.org.