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Portland Symphony Orchestra

beethoven
lives upstairs

Discovery Concert for Families

The world-famous production of Beethoven Lives Upstairs features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle. Their subject: the “madman” who has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph’s Vienna home. Excerpts of Beethoven’s music are magically woven into the drama as two actors share anecdotes and observations based on true incidents from the composer’s life.
Presenting history, drama, music, and fun, this engaging concert is an ideal addition to any children’s education program or family concert series.

Guest Conductor TBD

Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with children ages 4-12, but are enjoyable for all.

Pre-concert activities begin at 1:00 PM, and the lines for the Instrument Petting Zoo and Podium Hero will close at 1:45 PM.

RUN TIME: 50 minutes, no intermission

ALL AGES ticket price is available for this performance.
Ticket price for this event includes a $2.00 per ticket fee for all sales.

Sunday, February 2, 2025 2:30PM

Tickets

$10 all ages *with fees

Venue

Merrill Auditorium

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merrill
auditorium

A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and close to plenty of restaurants to grab a bite before the show.

Merrill Auditorium is owned and operated by the City of Portland.

Plan your visit
Address

Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101

Wheelchair Accessible
Assisted Listening Devices
Concessions
Nearby Parking
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