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DISCOVERY: Leopold, Ocean Explorer

Discovery Concerts give the whole family a chance to enjoy the music of the PSO together. Concerts are an hour long and engage the audience for a fun and educational journey with the full orchestra! Come early for games, a hands-on Instrument Petting Zoo and lots more musical fun. Single tickets only $10 each, available

Swan Lake

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents Swan Lake Daniel Meyer, music director finalist Chee-Yun, violin PROGRAM: Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake Glazunov: Violin Concerto Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances Get more from the music. Join us in Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall at 1:15 PM for our ‘Pre-concert Conversation’ about the program and stay for the ‘Post-concert Q&A’ immediately after

Daniel Bernard Roumain: “En Masse”

Daniel Bernard Roumain—innovative composer, thrilling violinist, and fierce arts advocate—returns to Portland for an expansive musical spectacle that is part flash mob and part processional. Celebrating music and community, En Masse features an array of Maine musicians of all ages with Roumain as maestro and pied piper, leading a musical parade through the Arts District

Mahler – Resurrection Symphony

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler – Resurrection Symphony Robert Moody, conductor Twyla Robinson, soprano Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano PROGRAM: Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” Get more from the music. Join us in Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall at 6:15 PM for our ‘Pre-concert Conversation’ about the program and stay for the ‘Post-concert Q&A’ immediately after the performance.

Mahler – Resurrection Symphony

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler – Resurrection Symphony Robert Moody, conductor Twyla Robinson, soprano Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano PROGRAM: Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” Get more from the music. Join us in Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall at 1:15 PM for our ‘Pre-concert Conversation’ about the program and stay for the ‘Post-concert Q&A’ immediately after the performance.

Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway

PSO POPs! presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway Daniel Meyer, music director finalist Lisa Vroman, soloist Showstopper after showstopper, it’s the very best of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway. All your favorite hits from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific, Carousel and more. You’ll surely be whistling a happy tune!

Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway

PSO POPs! presents Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway Daniel Meyer, music director finalist Lisa Vroman, soloist Showstopper after showstopper, it’s the very best of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway. All your favorite hits from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific, Carousel and more. You’ll surely be whistling a happy tune!

Ariel String Quartet with Navah Perlman

haracterized by their youth, brilliant technique, and soulful interpretations, the Ariel String Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation. Recently awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the talented musicians made their Carnegie Hall debut to a sold-out audience and were praised by The New York Times for their “full-blooded, dynamic playing.” In their Ovations

Jessica Lang Dance

“New York choreographer Jessica Lang has a knack for conceiving a complete universe in each dance—distinctive in its look and mood, sound and atmosphere…Lang’s visual sense is remarkable.” (LA Times) Simply put, Lang awes audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. A prolific choreographer, she creates dazzling works for her own

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to Ovations after their delightful 2014 debut. Pairing dry humor and irreverence with inventive interpretations of classics—ranging from Tchaikovsky to Nirvana via Otis Redding and Spaghetti Western soundtracks—the Orchestra takes us on “a world tour with only hand luggage.” There are no drums, pianos, backing tracks, banjos, pitch