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Concerts

  • I: October, 2018

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    Featuring Winner of MSO's First Concerto Competition!

    Conductor:  Rohan Smith

    Program:

    L. Délibes:  Prelude and Mazurka from Coppélia

    D. Milhaud:  Concerto For Marimba & Vibraphone

    Guest soloist:  Nathan Hackworth

    H. Berlioz:  Symphonie Fantastique

     

    Performances:

    Saturday, October 20, 7 pm at Gendron Franco Center, Lewiston

    Sunday, October 21, 2:30pm at Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham

         Pre-concert talk: "How do Orchestras Work"  1:15-1:45pm, Orion Performing Arts Center

     

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    Performances

    1. Saturday, October 20th, 2018 — 7 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
    2. Sunday, October 21st, 2018 — 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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  • II: January, 2019

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    World Premiere Trumpet Concerto!

    Conductor:  Rohan Smith

    Program:

    R. Strauss:  Serenade for 13 Winds, op. 7

    R. Shemaria:  Trumpet Concerto

    guest artist: Wayne du Maine

    R. Schumann:  Symphony No. 1 ("Spring")

     

    Performances:

    Saturday, January 12, 7 PM at Gendron Franco Center, Lewiston

         Intermission entertainment: student taiko drum ensemble from the Lewiston-Auburn area

    Sunday, January 13, 2:30 PM at Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham

         Pre-concert talk: Rohan Smith discusses this program,  1:15-1:45 PM before the concert (FREE)

     

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    Performances

    1. Saturday, January 12th, 2019 — 7 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
    2. Sunday, January 13th, 2019 — 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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  • III: March. 2019

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    Magical Movie Music

    Conductor:  Rohan Smith

    Program: 

    Charlie Chaplin: The Reel Chaplin
    Erich Korngold: suite from The Adventures of Robin Hood
    Max Steiner: selections from Casablanca and Gone With the Wind
    John Williams:  selections from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Star Wars
         ... and more

    Performances:

    Saturday, March 16, 7 PM at Gendron Franco Center, Lewiston

         Intermission performance by Youth Orchestra of Lewiston Auburn 

    Sunday, March 17, 2:30 PM at Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham

         More with Midcoast event: Meet the Instruments!  1:15-1:45 PM before the concert

     

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    Performances

    1. Saturday, March 16th, 2019 — 7 p.m.
    2. Sunday, March 17th, 2019 — 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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  • IV: May, 2019

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    Mythical Figures

    Conductor:  Rohan Smith

    Program:

    C. Debussy:  Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

    R. Wagner:  Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103

    L. Beethoven:  Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43

    M. Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2

     

    Performances:

    Saturday, May 18, 7 PM at Gendron Franco Center, Lewiston

         More with Midcoast event: Lewiston High School Jazz Combo,  during intermission

    Sunday, May 19, 2:30 PM at Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham

         More with Midcoast event: Head Tide Harp Ensemble,  free performance 1:15-1:45 PM

     

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    Performances

    1. Saturday, May 18th, 2019 — 7 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
    2. Sunday, May 19th, 2019 — 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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