Romantic Composers for Valentine’s Day!

The Romantics | Rachmaninoff & Schumann Tuesday, February 14, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director George Li, piano PROGRAM INFO HENSEL | Overture in C major RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 RUN TIME: 90 min including ...more

Bridget Kibbey | From Persia to Iberia

Harpist Bridget Kibbey’s Persia to Iberia, with special guests Mahsa Vahdat and John Hadfield Sunday, February 12, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall From the Islamic Golden Era through the African maghreb, leading up to 16th century Andalusian Spain and touching upon Sephardic culture, harpist Bridget Kibbey uses her instrument as ...more

Moses, The Staged Play | A Black History Month Event!

Saturday, February 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium John Graves Production brings to Portland a new and brilliant twist to a familiar story during Black history month. Infused with high energy dancing, spirit infused and inspired singing, genius lighting choices and costume design that are so good it will cause ...more

Wabanaki Stories WORLD PREMIERE

Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC The land and waters known as Maine have been home to Wabanaki people for over 12,000 years. This vibrant exploration of Wabanaki histories and cultures spotlights two Wabanaki storytellers coming from different nations and storytelling traditions. Jennifer Pictou (Mi’kmaq) regales with spirit ...more

Portland Ballet collaborates with Colby College

Uncommon Accord  Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC Portland Ballet and Colby College Department of Theater and Dance collaborate to bring to life an evening of work featuring an expanded company of dancers. Joining forces again after their celebrated partnership in 2018, this performance will thrill classical and ...more

Memphis Jookin’ Featuring Lil Buck!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023 – 7PM | MERRILL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND Renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceived, choreographed and performs in his latest production — “Memphis Jookin’: The Show”. An ode to Lil Buck’s hometown and the birthplace of this singular hip-hop dance style, “Memphis Jookin’” takes audiences on a journey ...more

The Rite of Spring with Jennifer Frauschi

Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Jennifer Frautschi, violin PROGRAM INFO OSVALDO GOLIJOV | Sidereus MENDELSSOHN | Violin Concerto in E minor STRAVINSKY | The Rite of Spring   ...more

Dancing with the Stars LIVE!

Thursday, January 12, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Dancing With the Stars is back on tour this winter to celebrate its 31st season with a brand-new live production! This year’s all-new stage show will feature your favorite professional dancers from the hit Disney+ Original series performing brand new numbers as well as ...more

Christmas with Kennerley Returns!

Monday, December 19, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Join Municipal Organist, James Kennerley, the Mighty Kotzschmar organ, and special friends for this most Christmassy of musical celebrations. James is joined by renowned soloists and instrumentalists, including the Kotzschmar Festival Brass & Percussion ensemble. The program will ...more

Janice Carissa at Hannaford Hall

Saturday, December 10, 2022 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall Praised for radiating “the multicolored highlights of a mature pianist” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, pianist Janice Carissa is lauded for playing that “conveys a vivid story rather than a mere showpiece” (Chicago Classical Review). Born in Indonesia, Carissa began her studies at ...more