Want to find out more about Taylor Mac?

Are you intrigued by Taylor Mac…but are still trying to figure out what exactly the performance is all about? Are you a huge fan who just can’t get enough of his trailblazing performances? Either way we have you covered. The Portland Press Herald has an interview discussing fashion, performances and ...more
 

Do you want to know what a Wagnertuben is?

  Trust us, you do want to know what a Wagnertuben is… and what it sounds like. Thanks to the Lauren Winter, Kevin Owen and the whole Portland Symphony Orchestra for providing the answers!   You can get tickets for the Portland Symphony Orchestra Here.   ...more
 

How much do you know about conductor Eckart Preu?

  Why did the Portland Symphony Orchestra choose Eckart Preu to be its musical director? In part, it was because of the strong relationships he forged with other Symphonies around the country. Take a look below to find out more about his musical journey that eventually led him here to ...more
 

A closer look at Carole King

Can’t wait until the National Broadway Tour of Beautiful comes to Portland Maine? Get more information about the amazing life of Carole King. Carole King – by The Numbers 4  Age that she started playing the piano. As if that wasn’t enough, she was also only 4 when she was ...more
 

What Ovations’ Insiders Can’t Wait For This Season

Who better to give event recommendations than the people on the inside? With an incredible line up for 2019-2020 ranging from an intimate performance by renowned pianist Gabriela Montero to the cerulean covered spectacle of the Blue Man Group, it was nearly impossible for the Ovations‘ staff to pick just one performance that we each ...more
 

PortTIX is Hiring!

PortTIX is Portland’s premier local independent box office based at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine. We sell tickets for both national and local promoters, including our owner organizations Portland Symphony Orchestra and Portland Ovations. We pride ourselves on giving customers convenient, secure and personalized service. A wide variety of promoters rely ...more
 

Listen to our James Kennerley inspired Playlist!

  The Kotzschmar Organ presents James Kennerley and friends on Friday, September 13th at 7:00pm.   James Kennerley presents a variety of pipe organ compositions as well as special presentations by guest artists. Violinist Morgan Peppe is the 2019 FOKO scholarship winner. Pianist Chiharu Naruse is faculty at the Portland ...more
 

The Polar Express at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Presale starts on August 26th at noon. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ is the largest annual event at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad (MNGRR) drawing over 14,000 passengers each year! The fun begins at the Ocean Gateway Visitor Center, which serves as our train depot. Holiday decorations inside the train add to ...more
 

Check out our “Wings” inspired playlist!

  The Kotzschmar Organ will be showing Wings on Friday, Augst 23rd at 7:00pm at Merrill Auditorium This epic World War I-era silent film was the first Academy Award-winning Best Picture in 1929. Boston organist Peter Krasinski, who specializes in the art of live improvised silent film accompaniment worldwide, will put the ...more
 

Check out our North Woods Throw Down playlist

  Thank you to everyone who joined us for The North Wood Throw Down Charity Softball Game! it was truly a great night at the ballpark for the whole family! Please enjoy our special Baseball playlist that we’ve put together just for you and we’ll see you again soon!   And ...more