Posts Categorized: Featured

Kotzschmar 2023-24 Season ON SALE!

Fab Film Music Saturday, July 15, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium 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… Read more »

Broadway National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof

Friday, April 28, 2023 8:00PM; Saturday, April 29, 2023, 1:00pm & 7:00pm | Merrill Auditorium Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;” “If I Were A Rich Man;” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love… Read more »

Cirque Alfonse

Animal, a Farm Story Friday, April 21, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Cirque Alfonse returns to Merrill Auditorium with Animal, a series of surreal and slightly irreverent fables for the young and the young at heart. Journey through a reinvented land where a gentleman-farmer surrounds himself with familiar, yet crazy creatures: the chickens have teeth, the… Read more »

Nat King Cole Songbook with Denzal Sinclaire

Saturday, April 15, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Denzal Sinclaire, vocalist Your PSO and celebrated vocalist Denzal Sinclaire pay tribute to the icon with the incandescent voice, Nat King Cole. Revisit his greatest hits in this unforgettable musical event! ADULT, SENIOR 65+, and CHILD & STUDENT prices are available online for this event. PROGRAM… Read more »

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

Indigo Arts Alliance & Portland Ovations in association with Bowdoin College Friday, April 14, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you. Based on the landmark sci-fi novels by Afro-futurist author Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower is a genre-defying, modern congregational opera that celebrates two centuries… Read more »

Ugly Duckling

Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen! In their nest at the edge of a pond, the baby ducklings wait impatiently for Mummy’s enormous egg to hatch. But their new brother doesn’t look like everyone else. He doesn’t even quack like a proper duckling! Teased and called Ugly by his siblings, our… Read more »

Eckart Preu conducts Arturo Marquez

Sunday, April 2, 2023 2:30PM & Tuesday April 4th, 2023 at 7:30PM  Eckart Preu, Music Director Ina Zdorovetchi, harp PROGRAM INFO ENRICO CHAPELA | Rotor ARTURO MÁRQUEZ | Máscaras Concerto for Harp & Orchestra ANA LARA | Angels of Fire and Ice  

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs!

Around the World with the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra | A Discovery Concert for Families Sunday, March 26, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, conductor Portland Youth Orchestra Led by Robert Lehmann Buckle your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position as the PSO and the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra take you… Read more »

Bach Birthday Bash 2023!

James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Join James Kennerley, Portland’s Eleventh Municipal Organist, as we celebrate the birthday of the greatest composer for organ, Johann Sebastian Bach. According to contemporary accounts, he was able to play music with his two feet that many musicians struggled to do with their ten fingers. Born on March 21, 1685, Bach’s… Read more »

Portland School of Ballet Events!

Building Ballets | Coppélia Saturday, March 18, 2023 12:00PM | Westbrook PAC Coppélia is a comedic, classical story ballet about a young girl and her troubles with a realistic life sized doll, set to beautiful music by Leo Delibes. It gives us great joy to not only share this ballet with our students, but also… Read more »