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Portland Symphony Orchestra

Dvořák’s
new world symphony

On sale as part of a PSO Subscription Only until June 17th. Visit the PSO Partners page for more information.

Eckart Preu, Music Director
Tai Murray, violin

PROGRAM
ELLINGTON | Harlem
KORNGOLD | Concerto in D major for Violin & Orchestra, op.35
DVOŘÁK | “Goin’ Home” based on Symphony No. 9
DVOŘÁK | Symphony No.9, op.95, B.178, E minor (From the New World)

Known for incorporating rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of his home country in his works, Dvořák sought the same inspiration when he came to America. In composing his New World Symphony, Dvořák was inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American music, which he saw as the foundation for creating an American style of composition.

RUN TIME: approximately 1 hr 45 min including intermission

ADULT, SENIOR 65+, and CHILD & STUDENT prices are available online for this event.
GROUP 10+ is available via phone & in-person only.
Ticket prices include a per ticket service fee, varying from $2 – $10.50 depending on ticket price.

Tuesday, June 17, 2025 7PM

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.

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Address

Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101

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