>>>Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott
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Show Times:

November 1, 2017 • 7:30 pm

Merrill Auditorium, Portland

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Pre-Performance Lecture

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International treasure and Ovations favorite Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Kathryn Stott, make their highly anticipated return to our classical series for the first time in 15 years. Since 1984, Ma and Stott have developed a connection that thrives in live performances. Recognized for his incomparable virtuosity, innovation and warmth—Ma has performed for eight U.S. presidents, serves as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, and is a National Medal of the Arts and Kennedy Center Honoree.

Program

STRAVINSKY | Suite Italienne
  Introduzione
  Serenata
  Aria
  Tarantella
  Minuetto – Finale

PROKOFIEV | Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 119
  Andante grave
  Moderato
  Allegro, ma non troppo

Intermission

RACHMANINOFF | Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
  Lento – Allegro moderato
  Allegro scherzando
  Andante
  Allegro mosso

A wonderfully warm and mutually responsive musical partnership that has blossomed in performances that are both generous and incisive.”
— NPR

 

Venue

Merrill Auditorium, Portland
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Phone:
207.842.0800
Website:
http://portlandmaine.gov/574/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 is located near many excellent restaurants.

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Parking: Parking is available for a nominal fee at “Central Parking Services” on the corner of Congress and Pearl Streets (this lot offers some accessible parking spaces) and at the “Top of the Old Port” on Pearl Street (off of Congress).