PBSO begins rehearsals for the 2017 Spring Concert Series. The first two rehearsals are Wednesday, April 5 and Monday, April 10 with regular Thursday rehearsals resuming April 20. All rehearsals take place from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. at Eastport Arts Center. Carpooling is available. Concerts will take place Friday, June 16, in Eastport; Saturday, June 17 in Machias; and Sunday, June 18, in Calais. The program features soloists Trond Saeverud (violin) and Joachim Woitun (cello) playing Johannes Brahms’s Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor. Also on the program is Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale). While PBSO has played parts of Symphony No. 6 in previous concerts, this will be its first performance of the entire symphony.