Jessica Vosk | Musical Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell Thursday, February 16, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Experience one of Broadway’s biggest voices soar to the rafters of Merrill Auditorium. Jessica Vosk is a celebrated singer and actress known for her stirring roles on musical theater and concert stages. Perhaps most recognized for her Broadway portrayal… Read more »
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Romantic Composers for Valentine’s Day!
The Romantics | Rachmaninoff & Schumann Tuesday, February 14, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director George Li, piano PROGRAM INFO HENSEL | Overture in C major RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 RUN TIME: 90 min including intermission George Li:
Bridget Kibbey | From Persia to Iberia
Harpist Bridget Kibbey’s Persia to Iberia, with special guests Mahsa Vahdat and John Hadfield Sunday, February 12, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall From the Islamic Golden Era through the African maghreb, leading up to 16th century Andalusian Spain and touching upon Sephardic culture, harpist Bridget Kibbey uses her instrument as a musical passport to explore… Read more »
Moses, The Staged Play | A Black History Month Event!
Saturday, February 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium John Graves Production brings to Portland a new and brilliant twist to a familiar story during Black history month. Infused with high energy dancing, spirit infused and inspired singing, genius lighting choices and costume design that are so good it will cause you to have a fresh… Read more »
Wabanaki Stories WORLD PREMIERE
Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC The land and waters known as Maine have been home to Wabanaki people for over 12,000 years. This vibrant exploration of Wabanaki histories and cultures spotlights two Wabanaki storytellers coming from different nations and storytelling traditions. Jennifer Pictou (Mi’kmaq) regales with spirit stories told in the company… Read more »
Portland Ballet collaborates with Colby College
Uncommon Accord Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC Portland Ballet and Colby College Department of Theater and Dance collaborate to bring to life an evening of work featuring an expanded company of dancers. Joining forces again after their celebrated partnership in 2018, this performance will thrill classical and contemporary fans alike. Featuring a… Read more »
Memphis Jookin’ Featuring Lil Buck!
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023 – 7PM | MERRILL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND Renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceived, choreographed and performs in his latest production — “Memphis Jookin’: The Show”. An ode to Lil Buck’s hometown and the birthplace of this singular hip-hop dance style, “Memphis Jookin’” takes audiences on a journey to the fabled city where… Read more »
The Rite of Spring with Jennifer Frauschi
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
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 »