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PSO presents “Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway” in two performances, April 21 and 22

Jul 29 2018

Who: The Portland Symphony Orchestra, led by PSO Music Director finalist Daniel Meyer with guest soloist soprano Lisa Vroman. This is Vroman’s first time singing with the PSO; her Broadway experience includes a several year run as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. 

What: “Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway” is part of the PSO’s Pops Series. The concerts feature some of the songs that made Rodgers and Hammerstein famous, including hits from long time favorite musicals Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, The Music Man and more. The concert will be followed by a Q&A with Daniel Meyer. 

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 

Program: 

Rodgers           Selections from Oklahoma! 

Rodgers           “The Sound of Music” from The Sound of Music 

Berlin              ”I Love a Piano”  

Megan             “Take of My Solitude” from A Vision  

Willson            Selections from The Music Man 

Willson            ”Lida Rose” from The Music Man 

Rodgers           “To Keep My Love Alive” from Connecticut Yankee 

Loewe             “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady  

Rodgers           Selections from Flower Drum Song 

Rodgers           “Love Look Away” from Flower Drum Song 

Rodgers           “This Can’t Be Love” from The Boys from Syracuse   

Sondheim        ”Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music 

Sondheim        ”Broadway Baby” from Follies 

Rodgers           ”Shall We Dance? from The King and I 

Rodgers           ”My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music 

 

When:  

Saturday, April 21 7:30 p.m.  

Sunday, April 22 2:30 p.m.  

 

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. These concerts are also sponsored in part by Bath Savings Trust Company. 

 

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. 

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