Posts Categorized: Portland Ovations

PORTLAND OVATIONS PRESENTS: POP 90

Portland Ovations is 90 years old! Since 1931, Ovations has been your nonprofit performing arts organization inspiring a curious and imaginative community where the experience of the performing arts is a vital part of everyday life. Celebrate with us at a virtual, 3-part benefit party filled with Artists, Auctions, & Performances streamed to you LIVE from the Merrill Auditorium stage with esteemed emcees Kerem Durdag &… Read more »

Portland Ovations Presents: Performance in Your Parks: Ice Dance International

Portland Ovations is excited to announce the return of Performances in Your Parks. Working closely with the City of Portland to ensure everyone’s health and safety, on Saturday, February 6 between 11:30am and 6:00pm Ovations will present four 15-minute outdoor pop up performances by Ice Dance International. Performances include outdoor pop-up shows at The Rink… Read more »

Celebrate PRIDE with Portland Ovations and Look to the Future with Alan Cumming & Ari Shapiro

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 »

What’s Next: Take a Chance and Join Ovations’ Conversation

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 »

Portland Ovations FREE Virtual Concert!

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 »

Portland Ovations Raffle Starts Today!

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 »

Check out the Portland Ovations Podcast!

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 »

JOIN Portland Ovations for an Exclusive Virtual Concert May 28

TWO WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL 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) Join Portland Ovations, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and contemporary composers Ashley Fure and Maine-born Suzanne Farrin for exciting new music and… Read more »

What to watch this week from our friends at Portland Ovations

  PERFORMING ARTS AT HOME Laura Stauffer, Ovations’ Associate Director of Programming, is back with curated recommendations for online arts experiences in true Ovations multidisciplinary style. Here are her picks for dance, classical, theater and more in the coming days: MUSIC – NYC’s Joe’s Pub hosts both rising stars and luminaries across performance genres. Ovations artists… Read more »

What to Watch, Ovations Style

PERFORMING ARTS AT HOME As we all head into a holiday weekend, Laura Stauffer, Ovations’ Associate Director of Programming, curates some recommendations for online performance experiences in true Ovations multidisciplinary style. Here are her picks for dance, classical, theater and more: DANCE PICK – Ovations’ RAISE THE BARRE dance series faves (they’ve been here at least… Read more »