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 rescheduled. 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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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 »
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.
Host Robert Mellon speaks with Millie Hiibel about designing and creating costumes for opera productions.
TWO WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCES Thursday, May 28, 7 PM EDT Livestreamed on YouTube FREE FOR OVATIONS’ AUDIENCES plus: Olivier Messiaen’s “Louange a L’Eternite de Jesus” from Quatuor pour la fin du temps (1941) JUST ANNOUNCED! WQXR’S TERRANCE MCKNIGHT AS HOST Join Portland Ovations, the Library of Congress, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), and contemporary composers Maine-born… Read more »
A Fun & Easy Way to Support Ovations: Buy Your Raffle Tickets Today! OVATIONS’ ANNUAL PRE-SEASON RAFFLE IS LIVE NOW Every year at this time, prior to our new season reveal, Ovations holds our popular RAFFLE — and of course we’re doing it again! You never know individual titles or dates when you enter, but one… Read more »
NEW! Portland Ovations’ launched its POV Podcast Series in late 2019. Tune in to hear directly from artists, audiences, community members, and other commentators in episodes that take their cue from one of Ovations’ unique performance experiences. Subscribe today to not miss an episode! Episode 1 – Celebrating Maine’s Queer History with Taylor Mac and… Read more »
Robert Mellon talks with Keith Phares.