Per recommendation from Governor Janet Mills, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many upcoming performances at Merrill Auditorium have been cancelled, postponed, or reschedule. 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… Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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
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.
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 »
Click Here for this weeks episode Host Robert Mellon speaks about vocal preparation with Maeve Höglund. Maeve performed with Opera Maine as Frasquita in 2016 and Susanna in 2018.
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 »