Portara Ensemble was delighted to join Classical 91.1’s Will Griffin on December 6th for a preview of our Winter Concert, Dark Night of the Soul. The preview is now available on the Nashville Public Radio website for streaming at this link. We hope you enjoy these selections from our concert!
On Sunday, October 9, members of Portara Ensemble joined the country music sensation Eli Young Band at a sold-out concert at the Exit/In, singing background vocals on their latest single, “Saltwater Gospel.” In their review, SoundsLikeNashville said, “Their latest single, “Saltwater Gospel,” was one of the evening’s highlights as a gospel choir backed the band during […]
On Tuesday, May 10, Portara Ensemble appeared on WPLN Nashville Public Radio’s Live in Studio C to give a preview of the upcoming Nashville originals concert. If you missed the live broadcast, the full preview is now available to stream at WPLN’s website! Set List: Daniel Elder: Fresh and Fearless Traditional […]
October 16, 2015 (Nashville, TN) – Portara Ensemble is pleased to announce that conductor Jason Shelton has been named Interim Artistic Director for the 2015-2016 season, replacing founder/director Shreyas Patel, who resigned his position after five seasons as Artistic Director. Jason Shelton has served as Portara’s assistant director since its inception. A published and award-winning […]
As you may know by now, Portara Ensemble is nearing the end of our collaboration with ALIAS Chamber Ensemble and the Nashville Ballet. We have had an exciting season, culminating in a world premiere performance and recording of the music of Pulitzer-prize winning composer Paul Moravec. We just wrapped up our recording sessions last week, […]