Monthly Archives: September 2019

Want to find out more about Taylor Mac?

Are you intrigued by Taylor Mac…but are still trying to figure out what exactly the performance is all about? Are you a huge fan who just can’t get enough of his trailblazing performances? Either way we have you covered. The Portland Press Herald has an interview discussing fashion, performances and how life has changed since… Read more »

Do you want to know what a Wagnertuben is?

  Trust us, you do want to know what a Wagnertuben is… and what it sounds like. Thanks to the Lauren Winter, Kevin Owen and the whole Portland Symphony Orchestra for providing the answers!   You can get tickets for the Portland Symphony Orchestra Here.  

How much do you know about conductor Eckart Preu?

  Why did the Portland Symphony Orchestra choose Eckart Preu to be its musical director? In part, it was because of the strong relationships he forged with other Symphonies around the country. Take a look below to find out more about his musical journey that eventually led him here to Portland Maine. Spokane Symphony –… Read more »

A closer look at Carole King

Can’t wait until the National Broadway Tour of Beautiful comes to Portland Maine? Get more information about the amazing life of Carole King. Carole King – by The Numbers 4  Age that she started playing the piano. As if that wasn’t enough, she was also only 4 when she was moved to the 2nd grade… Read more »

What Ovations’ Insiders Can’t Wait For This Season

Who better to give event recommendations than the people on the inside? With an incredible line up for 2019-2020 ranging from an intimate performance by renowned pianist Gabriela Montero to the cerulean covered spectacle of the Blue Man Group, it was nearly impossible for the Ovations‘ staff to pick just one performance that we each can’t wait for this season…. Read more »

PortTIX is Hiring!

PortTIX is Portland’s premier local independent box office based at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine. We sell tickets for both national and local promoters, including our owner organizations Portland Symphony Orchestra and Portland Ovations. We pride ourselves on giving customers convenient, secure and personalized service. A wide variety of promoters rely on us to represent their… Read more »

Listen to our James Kennerley inspired Playlist!

  The Kotzschmar Organ presents James Kennerley and friends on Friday, September 13th at 7:00pm.   James Kennerley presents a variety of pipe organ compositions as well as special presentations by guest artists. Violinist Morgan Peppe is the 2019 FOKO scholarship winner. Pianist Chiharu Naruse is faculty at the Portland Conservatory of Music. Soprano Malinda… Read more »