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We should welcome applause whenever it comes

by: Aimée M. Petrin So says, Emanuel Ax, a proponent of classical music audiences applauding whenever they have an emotional response to the music, regardless of whether that occurs at the end of a movement or the complete work. He’s written about this subject on his blog, invited dialogue by his peers, and been quoted [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Shows|0 Comments


Dear Friends, By now you’ve likely heard the President’s proposed federal budget calls for elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. NEA funding is vital to Ovations and the entire arts sector here in Portland, [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


October 21, 2016 By: Aimée M. Petrin What a night for dance in Maine. Philadelphia’s BalletX graced the Merrill Auditorium stage last night with four astounding works: Slump, It’s Not a Cry, Gran Partita, and The Last Glass. The program was rich in its diversity and expertly showcased the dancers’ virtuosity. To have a full [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Shows|5 Comments