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