Posts Categorized: Featured

Celebrate PRIDE with Portland Ovations and Look to the Future with Alan Cumming & Ari Shapiro

GET YOUR PRIDE ON NOW as we look together to 2021! THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2021, 7PM MERRILL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND Celebrate PRIDE in style by anticipating this original cabaret: TICKETS NOW ON SALE Just in time for PRIDE, we’ve rescheduled Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro’s “A Considered Cabaret” for July 15, 2021 and tickets are on sale now…. Read more »

Events Effected by COVID-19

Per recommendation from Governor Janet Mills, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all upcoming performances at Merrill Auditorium have been cancelled or postponed. In addition, PortTIX and Merrill are closed to the public. We are available by phone at 207-842-0800, as well as via email. For assistance with… Read more »

City of Portland Blood Drive

The City of Portland is proud to sponsor our next blood drive with the American Red Cross on June 30th 2020 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Portland Ocean Gateway. Sign up here An estimated 38 percent of Americans are eligible to give blood or platelets, but of those, less than 10 percent actually donate… Read more »

PSO Subscriber Announcement: Renewal Deadline Extended

Hello Subscribers! We are doing everything we can to make sure we present a wonderful and safe 2020-21 season for you. To better accommodate our subscribers and patrons during the upheaval and uncertainty around COVID-19, we will be extending the 2020-21 Subscription Renewal Deadline to July 31, 2020. To those of you who have already… Read more »

Opera Maine’s “Opera in ME – Episode 10”

Host Robert Mellon speaks with mezzo soprano and Maine native, Kate Aldrich. Kate is an international opera star who performed with Opera Maine as Carmen in 2005 and in three special concerts. She will talk about how she developed the role of Carmen over time and offer insights into the differences between performing in Europe… Read more »

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Alison Hale, flute

  PSO’s Alison Hale, flute, performs Debussy’s “Syrinx” as part of our 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 yours! To donate to our PSO Musician Relief Fund visit www.portlandsymphony.org/relief

Opera Maine’s “Opera in ME – Episode 9”

Host Robert Mellon speaks with Tony Award winning lighting designer and Portland resident, Christopher Akerlind. Chris has designed lighting and sets for Opera Maine production of The Marriage of Figaro, and lighting for Tosca, and La Boheme.

What’s Next: Take a Chance and Join Ovations’ Conversation

EXPLORE THE FUTURE WITH US JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL HAPPENING LIVE STREAMED THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 7PM ON YOUTUBE You’re invited to a free, innovative event June 4, a modern “happening” including four original “Living Room Concerts” by upcoming artists, exclusive to Ovations. Plus chances to learn about and discuss what’s next with members of the… Read more »

Notes From Home featuring the PSO viola section

The PSO viola section performs Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Little Swans” (arranged by Harold Lieberman) from “Swan Lake,” as a special tribute to retiring PSO violist Elizabeth Miller. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to yours! To donate to our PSO Musician… Read more »