Posts Categorized: Family

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Mark Manduca on trombone

PSO trombonist Mark Manduca and his wife perform Vaughan Williams’ “Six Studies in English Folk Song: Lento (‘The Lady and the Dragon’)” in the first video of our new digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to… Read more »

JOIN Portland Ovations for an Exclusive Virtual Concert May 28

TWO WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES Thursday, May 28, 7 PM EDT Livestreamed on YouTube FREE FOR OVATIONS’ AUDIENCES plus: Olivier Messiaen’s “Louange a L’Eternite de Jesus” from Quatuor pour la fin du temps (1941) Join Portland Ovations, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and contemporary composers Ashley Fure and Maine-born Suzanne Farrin for exciting new music and… Read more »

From our friends at the PSO – Solo Together

A night of performances you don’t want to miss, Solo Together is a virtual “un-gala” experience that will bring performances of our world-class PSO musicians to your home.   Proceeds from this fundraiser, scheduled in place of the canceled Wine Dinner, support PSO programs that enrich the lives of over 100,000 children and adults each season – including… Read more »

Staying in touch with the Kotzschmar Organ

  WE HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS WEEK’S ROUNDUP OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC AND A LITTLE FUN! April 24, 2020 These items appear each week in our social media accounts. Links below.   James Kennerley and the Mighty Kotzschmar! This selection is making us look even more forward to when Merrill Auditorium is open once again. Enjoy… Read more »

What to watch this week from our friends at Portland Ovations

  PERFORMING ARTS AT HOME Laura Stauffer, Ovations’ Associate Director of Programming, is back with curated recommendations for online arts experiences in true Ovations multidisciplinary style. Here are her picks for dance, classical, theater and more in the coming days: MUSIC – NYC’s Joe’s Pub hosts both rising stars and luminaries across performance genres. Ovations artists… Read more »

What to Watch, Ovations Style

PERFORMING ARTS AT HOME As we all head into a holiday weekend, Laura Stauffer, Ovations’ Associate Director of Programming, curates some recommendations for online performance experiences in true Ovations multidisciplinary style. Here are her picks for dance, classical, theater and more: DANCE PICK – Ovations’ RAISE THE BARRE dance series faves (they’ve been here at least… Read more »

Ovations at Home with New York Philharmonic

  This weekend, Ovations was to bring you the glorious New York Philharmonic String Quartet in a live performance at Hannaford Hall. Live performances put us in the same room as these talented musicians, and allow us to connect you to them. Today, we’re bringing you a New York Philharmonic house concert instead. Scroll down… Read more »

Don’t Forget The Blue Man Group

  Portland Ovations brings people together to strengthen community well-being, and we’ll be here with you even while our live performances are canceled. This week at Ovations would have brought us a brand new show by the zany and fabulous Blue Man Group. There’s nothing like joining with hundreds of others in a dark theater… Read more »