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PSO Pops! Presents a Tribute to a Rock Legend: One Vision: Music of Queen
PORTLAND, Maine – The Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Pops! will pay tribute to the music of Queen in the final Pops concerts of the season. The classic rock of this legendary band meets a different kind of classic style in the sounds of the symphony orchestra, accompanied by a tribute band led by vocalist Michael Shotton. Music Director Robert Moody conducts two performances on Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 2:30 p.m. at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium, with guests the USM Chamber Singers.
The famous hits of Queen will entertain and rock the audience through the vocal stylings of Michael Shotton and the USM Chamber Singers. Selections include favorites such as Another One Bites The Dust, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, and Bohemian Rhapsody, among others. The USM Chamber Singers are chosen by audition, and are USM undergraduate students.
Tickets range from $20-$65 and are available through PortTIX at (207) 842-0800 or www.porttix.com. Phone and internet orders are subject to per-ticket handling fees. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office at 20 Myrtle St., Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Special pricing for students, seniors, and groups may be available. Subscriptions (up to 20% off single ticket prices) and Compose Your Own packages (10% off single ticket prices) are available all season long.
The 2011-2012 PSO season is sponsored by IDEXX Labs and Wright Express. For complete season information, including artist biographies, program notes and Online Insights, provided with support from Digital Enrichment Sponsor Fairpoint Communications, visit www.portlandsymphony.org.
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 known for its critically acclaimed performances and broad community engagement.