Monthly Archives: March 2023

Eckart Preu conducts Arturo Marquez

Sunday, April 2, 2023 2:30PM & Tuesday April 4th, 2023 at 7:30PM  Eckart Preu, Music Director Ina Zdorovetchi, harp PROGRAM INFO ENRICO CHAPELA | Rotor ARTURO MÁRQUEZ | Máscaras Concerto for Harp & Orchestra ANA LARA | Angels of Fire and Ice  

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs!

Around the World with the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra | A Discovery Concert for Families Sunday, March 26, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, conductor Portland Youth Orchestra Led by Robert Lehmann Buckle your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position as the PSO and the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra take you… Read more »

Bach Birthday Bash 2023!

James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Join James Kennerley, Portland’s Eleventh Municipal Organist, as we celebrate the birthday of the greatest composer for organ, Johann Sebastian Bach. According to contemporary accounts, he was able to play music with his two feet that many musicians struggled to do with their ten fingers. Born on March 21, 1685, Bach’s… Read more »

Portland School of Ballet Events!

Building Ballets | Coppélia Saturday, March 18, 2023 12:00PM | Westbrook PAC Coppélia is a comedic, classical story ballet about a young girl and her troubles with a realistic life sized doll, set to beautiful music by Leo Delibes. It gives us great joy to not only share this ballet with our students, but also… Read more »


Story, Book, Lyrics by Kerem Durdag & Music by Andy Happel | WORLD PREMIERE & Portland Ovations Commission Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00PM | Westbrook PAC Two immigrants, one first generation and one second, find themselves in the U.S. and, over the course of lives fully lived, make it their home. Theirs is a story… Read more »

The PSO Brings the Music of Louis Armstrong and Friends

Saturday, March 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Byron Stripling, conductor & trumpet Carmen Bradford, vocalist The charismatic and hugely popular Byron Stripling returns to your PSO with an electrifying tribute to the great Louis Armstrong and his famous friends including Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and so many others.