ROHAN SMITH conducts the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra.

ROHAN SMITH conducts the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra.


The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra continues to offer one of the best values in classical music, as season tickets for 2013-14 are just $60.

Season tickets include tickets for all four concerts, plus an extra ticket to share with a friend at one concert at either the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham or the Franco Center in Lewiston.

The season includes a wide-ranging selection of composers: Mozart, Mahler, Beethoven, Bartók, Brahms, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Music Director Rohan Smith opens the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra’s season on Saturday and Sunday Oct. 19-20 in Topsham and Lewiston. The orchestra will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C, (Jupiter), and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major (Titan).

Concerts for the remainder of the season include an all- Beethoven concert program on Jan. 18 featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony #7, the Egmont Overture; and pianist Jonathan Bass from the Boston Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #4.

On March 15-16, Yoichi Udagawa returns to guest conduct pianist Charles Lloyd in Sergei Rachmaninov

‘s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony #5.

Maestro Rohan Smith returns on May 10-11 to lead the orchestra in Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, as well as the Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms and Tchaikovsky’s overture to Romeo and Juliet.

All tickets to Midcoast Symphony are general admission, and everyone 18 and younger is admitted free.

Tickets are $20 each for individual concerts, and are available online at, by phone 846-5378, at Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick; Now You’re Cooking, Bath; and at the door on the day of the concert.

Payment at the door is by cash or check only.

For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit or phone 846-5378.

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