Monthly Archives: May 2023

Celebrate the Music of Popular Films with James Kennerley

James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist James Kennerley plays the Kotzschmar Organ and welcomes the Kotzschmar Brass and Percussion to Merrill Auditorium in this fun and touching tour through the greatest music in film history. Join us for a concert of music that has the power to move and thrill audiences, kids and adults alike! RUN TIME: 90… Read more »

New England Fights Returns to Merrill

NEF 53 | American Valor Saturday, July 8, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium New England Fights returns to the Merrill Auditorium for the first time since February 2020 with another night of MMA cage fighting action. View this post on Instagram   A post shared by New England Fights | Mixed Martial Arts (@nefights)

Psychic Matt Fraser Comes to Portland!

Friday, June 16, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium PLEASE NOTE: this is a strict ages 18+ only event. Matt Fraser is America’s Top Psychic Medium, and star of the hit television series on E! Entertainment. His LIVE events, television appearances, and spiritual teachings have allowed him to bring healing, hope & laughter to a global… Read more »

Portland Ovations 23-24 Season Announcement

Thursday, June 1, 2023 5:30PM | Hannaford Hall Broadway classics you know and love. World-renowned chamber ensembles. Music from all over the world. Stunning dance, family-friendly fun, and so much more! Join Ovations at the 2023-24 Season Announcement on Thursday, June 1st from 5:30 to 7PM at Hannaford Hall on USM’s Portland Campus. This joyful gathering gives… Read more »

PSO’s Final Concert of the 22-23 Season!

MOZART & BRAHMS Tuesday, May 23, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Join us for the final concert of the Symphony’s 2022-23 Season! Eckart Preu, Music Director Alon Goldstein, piano PROGRAM INFO BRIAN NABORS | Pulse MOZART | Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor BRAHMS | Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98 RUN TIME: 1 hr 45… Read more »

The Temptations AND the Four Tops!

Thursday, May 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium The Motown Sound comes to Portland! With over 17 number-one hits between both groups, The Temptations & The Four Tops deliver an evening full of nostalgic classics. Get ready for favorites including “My Girl”, “Baby I Need Your Loving”, “Just My Imagination”, “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar… Read more »

Peter and the Wolf

Michelle Merrill, guest conductor Enjoy this timeless classic and hear the sounds of the countryside as Peter defeats the fiendish wolf! 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 enjoyable for all.

Ballet Hispánico Celebrates 50 Years!

Noche de Oro Thursday, May 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium The nation’s renowned LatinX dance organization, Ballet Hispánico, brings audiences together to celebrate the joy and diversity of Latinx culture. Equal parts artistic excellence and catalyst for change, Ballet Hispánico is known for stunning dancers, luscious choreography by LatinX choreographers and a style that… Read more »

Natalie Merchant

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchant’s Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014’s self-titled record, on April 14, 2023. An eclectic album, produced by Merchant, it features two duets sung with vocalist Abena Koomson-Davis (Resistance Revival Chorus), contributions from… Read more »