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2024-25 Season Portland Community Orchestra

immerse yourself in an ensemble tailored to improve your performing and technical skills

icon Concert I (2024-25)

Saturday, October 26, 2024, 7:00pm

Markordt: Tom Thumb Overture
Boyce: Symphony No. 3
Bormortier: Concerto a cinque, op. 15, no. 2, A minor
Elgar: Serenade, op. 20
Elgar: Sospiri, op. 70 (arr. for chamber orchestra)
Schubert: Symphony No. 1
PCO Student Soloist

icon Concert II (2024-25)

Saturday, December 14, 2024, 7:00pm

Handel: Overture from Messiah
Schiassi: Sinfonia pastorale
Pez: Concerto Pastorale
Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio, Prelude
Dinelli: Christmas Pastorale
Guilamant: Offertoire 5 sur trois noels
Corelli: Pastorale, from "Christmas Concerto"
Handel: Comfort Ye, My People
Handel: Every Valley Shall Be Exhalted
Handel: Pifa from Messiah
PCO Christmas Gift
PCO Student Soloist TBA
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus

icon Concert III (2024-25)

Saturday, March 8, 2025, 7:00pm

Handel Festival
Handel: Organ Concerto
Handel: Violin Concerto
Handel: Water Music / Royal Fireworks Music

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Saturday, May 17, 2025, 7:00pm

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Holst: First Suite for Band
Vaughan Williams: from English Folksong Suite
Beethoven: String Quartet, op. 18, no. 1, 2nd mvt
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt

icon Summer Concert (2024)

Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 6:30pm

Handel: Minuet from Royal Fireworks Music
Handel: Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus
Purcell: Rondeau from The Fairy Queen
Linley: Elegy
Charpentier: Prelude to Te Deum
Tchaikovsky: Morning Prayer
Handel: Courante in G major
Stetsenko: Bless the Lord, My Soul
Handel: La Réjouissance from Royal Fireworks Music

Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Avenue,
                  Portland, ME

Rehearsals take place Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church or various locations around Portland

PCO rehearsals take place Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Avenue, Portland, or at various outdoor locations in and around the Portland area (Fort Allen Park, Evergreen Cemetery, Payson Park, Bug Light Park/South Portland). To audition, volunteer, donate, or just find out more about the PCO, please contact us at:

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         389 Cousins St, Yarmouth, ME 04096

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I love your wide-ranging, interesting and very playable selections and arrangements. Please keep doing what you're doing!

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