Season Schedule

Tuesday, August 21, 2018-Walt Strony

Walter Strony is one of America's premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theatre and classical organ. Theater organists are known for announcing their program from the stage and adapting their repertoire...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Thursday, August 23, 2018-Open Console Day | Tour and Play the Kotzschmar

12:00 PM Demonstration Concert and Tour Join James Kennerley as he performs a short demonstration concert followed by a tour, led by FOKO docents, of the Kotzschmar Organ. Free and open to the public, no reservations required, just show up! All ages welcome. Donations appreciated.   Followed by you on the Kotzschmar Organ Have you ever...

Start Time:12:00 PM
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Tuesday, August 28, 2018-James Kennerley and Kotzschmar Festival Brass

An American in Paris – spectacular music for organ and brass Join James Kennerley, Portland’s Eleventh Municipal Organist, for his second concert on the mighty Kotzschmar. James is joined by brass and percussion players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra for this special concert, featuring music from the great cathedrals of France, the American silver screen,...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Wednesday, September 26, 2018-Jean-Willy Kunz and Jazz Quintet

"Impressions:" an evening of jazz featuring organist Jean-Willy Kunz on the Kotzschmar Organ and his jazz quintet. The organ is often associated with the church, with an austere and codified musical repertoire, and with an audience from another era. Over the course of centuries, from the Middle Ages to the present, it has sometimes been a...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Tuesday, October 30, 2018-Halloween Silent Film Night Nosferatu

James Kennerley will provide a thrilling improvised soundtrack to the classic 1922 horror film Nosferatu. The Film: German Expressionist film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. Released in 1922 as the first film adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula (with names changed due to studio copyright issues), Nosferatu is as haunting as they come and is still recognized...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Tuesday, December 18, 2018-Christmas with Kennerley

James Kennerley continues the beloved tradition of a holiday concert on the Kotzschmar Organ. He will explore a variety of holiday favorites, both traditional and contemporary, and will be joined by the Kotzschmar Festival Brass and ChoralArt Singers.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh8cZrMBdYFWQBfkeiE-cVdED2-5oHE2Y[/embed] Concert Details & Tickets: 7:30pm Concert Tickets: Reserved Seating $50, $39, $27 Seniors 65+ $48, $37,...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Wednesday, March 20, 2019-Bach Birthday Bash

James Kennerley presents Bach on the Kotzschmar Organ! Johann Sebastian Bach was born in March of 1685. Come and join us as we celebrate the musical legacy of this prolific composer who has created some truly spectacular music, especially for the pipe organ. Concert Details & Tickets: 7:30pm Concert Tickets: $20 General Admission (Seniors $18, Students...

Start Time:7:30pm
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME

Details »

Subscribe to our Newsletter
You'll be kept up to date on concerts, events and news about the Kotzschmar Organ.
First Name
Last Name
Email

Menu