Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Jennifer Frautschi, violin PROGRAM INFO OSVALDO GOLIJOV | Sidereus MENDELSSOHN | Violin Concerto in E minor STRAVINSKY | The Rite of Spring
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Dancing with the Stars LIVE!
Thursday, January 12, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Dancing With the Stars is back on tour this winter to celebrate its 31st season with a brand-new live production! This year’s all-new stage show will feature your favorite professional dancers from the hit Disney+ Original series performing brand new numbers as well as some of the showstoppers featured… Read more »
Christmas with Kennerley Returns!
Monday, December 19, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Join Municipal Organist, James Kennerley, the Mighty Kotzschmar organ, and special friends for this most Christmassy of musical celebrations. James is joined by renowned soloists and instrumentalists, including the Kotzschmar Festival Brass & Percussion ensemble. The program will include a variety of holiday… Read more »
Janice Carissa at Hannaford Hall
Saturday, December 10, 2022 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall Praised for radiating “the multicolored highlights of a mature pianist” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, pianist Janice Carissa is lauded for playing that “conveys a vivid story rather than a mere showpiece” (Chicago Classical Review). Born in Indonesia, Carissa began her studies at the age of 5 with… Read more »
A Nutcracker Full of Portland History!
December 17th & 18th | Westbrook PAC December 22nd & 23rd | Merrill Auditorium Portland Ballet’s A Victorian Nutcracker returns to the stage this holiday season with newly designed backdrops and set pieces inspired by Portland’s Victoria Mansion. A Victorian Nutcracker is a retelling of the classic story of a young girl’s Christmas Eve dream,… Read more »
The Magic of Christmas 2022
Eckart Preu, Music Director Celebrate the Magic of Christmas with your Portland Symphony Orchestra! This beloved tradition (now in its 43rd year!) will feature brilliant renditions of holiday classics new and old! PROGRAM INFO* Bruce BROUGHTON | Overture from Miracle on 34th Street John WILLIAMS | Music from Home Alone 1. Somewhere in my Memory 2. Merry Christmas… Read more »
Maine State Ballet Nutcracker 2022
November 25th – December 4th, 2022 | Merrill Auditorium Maine State Ballet presents six performances of its critically acclaimed classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker, over two weekends November 25th through December 4th. This family tradition ushers in the holiday season and is Northern New England’s largest and most spectacular Nutcracker. Thirty professional ballet company members comprise the… Read more »
The Four Phantoms with Kaley Ann Voorhees
The Four Phantoms | A Holiday Concert Wednesday, November 16, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium It’s the most wonderful time of the year to join The Four Phantoms for a joyous holiday concert, “Phantoms’ style.” An extravagant celebration of the iconic music of Broadway and more, The Four Phantoms brings together four Phantoms from the Tony Award-winning The… Read more »
Preservation Hall Jazz Band 60th Anniversary
Pass It On 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration Tuesday, November 1, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Celebrate 60 years of jazz with the revered Preservation Hall Jazz Band. On their anniversary nationwide tour, the band’s mission remains focused on welcoming audiences into the ineffable, almost religious experience of channeling the artists’ ancestors through the music and… Read more »
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Hailed by critics as the first true horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was released worldwide in 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene, it is now considered the quintessential example of German Expressionist cinema. The fantasy-like graphic style, with high-contract images, twisted landscapes,… Read more »