Portland, ME / 215

Wednesday, March 24, 2010  |  Presented by Merrill Auditorium


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This week, from Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, our line-up of outstanding performers includes two sisters from Maine performing from Bach’s Double Violin Concerto, a 14-year-old harpist from New Hampshire who was originally attracted to her instrument through an inexplicable force, and a fantastic trumpet trio who join members of the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra for an exuberant grand finale.

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Clark Pang, 14, from Orinda, CA, performs II. Adagio from Cello Sonata, Op. 6 by Samuel Barber

Pianist Will Bristol, 17, from Freeport, ME, performs IV. Toccata from Sonata No. 1, Op. 25 by Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

Violinists Josie Davis, 18, and Sophie Davis, 15, from Waldoboro, ME, perform II. Largo ma non tanto from Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 (“Double Concerto”) by Johann Sebastian Bach

Harpist Anna DeLoi, 14, from Plaistow, NH, Performis Valse by Arnold Bax

Trumpet Trio (trumpeters Acadia Kocher, 16, from Columbia, MD; Dominic Favia, 16, from Vienna, VA; and Michael Harper, 17, from Annapolis, MD), double bassist Dominic Sbrega, 18, from Portland, ME; and percussionists Thomas Bennett, 17, from Gorham, ME, and Spencer Kilgour, 17, from South Berwick, ME, perform the traditional Chiapanecas, arranged by Rafael Mendez

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  • Monday, October 25, 2010
  • Monday, May 3, 2010

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