Monthly Archives: February 2023

Miró Quartet with Karen Slack

Saturday, March 18, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall Recognized by The New Yorker as “furiously committed” and noted by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for “exceptional tonal focus and interpretive intensity,” the Miró Quartet is regarded as one of America’s most celebrated and dedicated string quartets. For twenty-five years the Miró has performed a wide range… Read more »

Ravel’s Boléro

Sunday, March 12, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Nir Kabaretti, conductor PROGRAM INFO SHERIFF | Akeda MOZART | Violin Concerto No. 3 STRAUSS | Death and Transfiguration, op. 24 RAVEL | Boléro RUN TIME: 1 hr 45 min including intermission

Heather McMahan comes to Merrill!

Friday, March 10, 2023 8:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Named to Variety’s Comedy Impact Report following the unprecedented success of her debut, THE FAREWELL TOUR, Heather McMahan is back on the road bringing the giggles nationwide. A beloved standup comedian, storyteller, and the best friend everyone wants, Heather has seen her popularity skyrocket with fans and… Read more »

Peking Acrobats with the Shanghai Circus

“In their graceful efforts these brightly costumed tumblers, acrobats, cyclists, jugglers and clever clowns provide 90 minutes of family fun that infuses springtime in New York with an extra measure of joy.” – New York Times Defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control —The Peking Acrobats push the limits of human ability…. Read more »

PSO Summer Season 2023

Classic Rock Orchestra “The songs you sing in your car at the top of your lungs when you think no one is watching!” Classic Rock takes you back to the concert arena by plucking some of the greatest songs from your album collection and presenting them an all their anthemic glory. Featuring a six piece… Read more »

Once Upon a Time… Fairytale Music for Families!

Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Michelle di Russo, guest conductor Angelica Michelle, vocalist and actor Spend an afternoon with your PSO traveling through beloved fairy tales and daring adventures! Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with children ages 4-12, but are… Read more »

Menopause the Musical

Saturday, February 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you… Read more »

Broadway Star Jessica Vosk to Grace Merrill Stage

Jessica Vosk | Musical Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell Thursday, February 16, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Experience one of Broadway’s biggest voices soar to the rafters of Merrill Auditorium. Jessica Vosk is a celebrated singer and actress known for her stirring roles on musical theater and concert stages. Perhaps most recognized for her Broadway portrayal… Read more »

Romantic Composers for Valentine’s Day!

The Romantics | Rachmaninoff & Schumann Tuesday, February 14, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director George Li, piano PROGRAM INFO HENSEL | Overture in C major RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 RUN TIME: 90 min including intermission George Li:

Bridget Kibbey | From Persia to Iberia

Harpist Bridget Kibbey’s Persia to Iberia, with special guests Mahsa Vahdat and John Hadfield Sunday, February 12, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall From the Islamic Golden Era through the African maghreb, leading up to 16th century Andalusian Spain and touching upon Sephardic culture, harpist Bridget Kibbey uses her instrument as a musical passport to explore… Read more »