Events Effected by COVID-19

Per recommendation from Governor Janet Mills, and in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all upcoming performances at Merrill Auditorium have been cancelled or postponed. In addition, PortTIX and Merrill are closed to the public. We are available by phone at 207-842-0800, as well as ...more
 

City of Portland Blood Drive

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 ...more
 

PSO Subscriber Announcement: Renewal Deadline Extended

Hello Subscribers! We are doing everything we can to make sure we present a wonderful and safe 2020-21 season for you. To better accommodate our subscribers and patrons during the upheaval and uncertainty around COVID-19, we will be extending the 2020-21 Subscription Renewal Deadline to July 31, 2020. To those ...more
 

Opera Maine’s “Opera in ME – Episode 10”

Host Robert Mellon speaks with mezzo soprano and Maine native, Kate Aldrich. Kate is an international opera star who performed with Opera Maine as Carmen in 2005 and in three special concerts. She will talk about how she developed the role of Carmen over time and offer insights into the ...more
 

PSO’s Notes From Home featuring Alison Hale, flute

  PSO’s Alison Hale, flute, performs Debussy’s “Syrinx” as part of our digital series PSO: Notes From Home. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to yours! To donate to our PSO Musician Relief Fund visit www.portlandsymphony.org/relief ...more
 

Opera Maine’s “Opera in ME – Episode 9”

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. ...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 ...more
 

Notes From Home featuring the PSO viola section

The PSO viola section performs Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Little Swans” (arranged by Harold Lieberman) from “Swan Lake,” as a special tribute to retiring PSO violist Elizabeth Miller. Watch as the amazing musicians of your Portland Symphony Orchestra bring music, instrument demonstrations, and more from their homes to yours! To ...more