New England Fights Returns to Merrill

NEF 53 | American Valor Saturday, July 8, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium New England Fights returns to the Merrill Auditorium for the first time since February 2020 with another night of MMA cage fighting action. View this post on Instagram   A post shared by New England Fights | ...more

Psychic Matt Fraser Comes to Portland!

Friday, June 16, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium PLEASE NOTE: this is a strict ages 18+ only event. Matt Fraser is America’s Top Psychic Medium, and star of the hit television series on E! Entertainment. His LIVE events, television appearances, and spiritual teachings have allowed him to bring healing, hope ...more

Portland Ovations 23-24 Season Announcement

Thursday, June 1, 2023 5:30PM | Hannaford Hall Broadway classics you know and love. World-renowned chamber ensembles. Music from all over the world. Stunning dance, family-friendly fun, and so much more! Join Ovations at the 2023-24 Season Announcement on Thursday, June 1st from 5:30 to 7PM at Hannaford Hall on USM’s ...more

PSO’s Final Concert of the 22-23 Season!

MOZART & BRAHMS Tuesday, May 23, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Join us for the final concert of the Symphony’s 2022-23 Season! Eckart Preu, Music Director Alon Goldstein, piano PROGRAM INFO BRIAN NABORS | Pulse MOZART | Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor BRAHMS | Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. ...more

The Temptations AND the Four Tops!

Thursday, May 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium The Motown Sound comes to Portland! With over 17 number-one hits between both groups, The Temptations & The Four Tops deliver an evening full of nostalgic classics. Get ready for favorites including “My Girl”, “Baby I Need Your Loving”, “Just My Imagination”, ...more

Peter and the Wolf

Michelle Merrill, guest conductor Enjoy this timeless classic and hear the sounds of the countryside as Peter defeats the fiendish wolf! Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with children ages 4-12, but are enjoyable for all. ...more

Ballet Hispánico Celebrates 50 Years!

Noche de Oro Thursday, May 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium The nation’s renowned LatinX dance organization, Ballet Hispánico, brings audiences together to celebrate the joy and diversity of Latinx culture. Equal parts artistic excellence and catalyst for change, Ballet Hispánico is known for stunning dancers, luscious choreography by LatinX ...more

Natalie Merchant

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchant’s Keep Your Courage, her ninth solo studio album and first of new material since 2014’s self-titled record, on April 14, 2023. An eclectic album, produced by Merchant, it features two duets sung with vocalist Abena Koomson-Davis ...more

Lights! Camera! Pops! Music of the Silver Screen

Bob Bernhardt, conductor Mela Dailey, vocals Experience some of the silver screens most iconic scores LIVE! Beloved blockbusters will be brought to vivid life by your Portland Symphony Orchestra and acclaimed guest conductor Bob Bernhardt. PROGRAM INFO Korngold | King’s Row Main Title Korngold | Captain Blood Overture Korngold | Marietta’s Lied Arlen/Harburg | Over the ...more

Nell Shipman’s SYLVIA

Friday, April 28, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC Portland Ballet’s season closes with Nell Shipman’s Sylvia. Based on Greek mythology, Sylvia tells the story of how the mild shepherd Aminta wins the heart of the huntress nymph Sylvia with the divine help of Eros and Diana. This premiere of a ...more