The Longfellow Chorus
Portland, Maine, U.S.A.


A 209th birthday comes only once; why not really celebrate?

BREAKING NEWS: NASA flyby discovers Evangeline features on Pluto. And Treasury Department announces Evangeline to replace Hamilton on $10 bill. All of this just in time for our April 2 & 3, 2016, revival of Goodwin and Rice's 1875 American Opera Bouffe, Evangeline, or The Belle of Acadia, in Portland High School Auditorium.

Listen to Maine Public Radio's re-broadcast of Music from The Gilded Age: The Boston Theatre Orchestra Collection, 1867–1877, our public performance from March 21, 2015, on MPBN's Maine Stage program, 8 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Listen to an archived performance by The Longfellow Chorus and Orchestra of the complete 4-part "Scenes from The Song of Hiawatha," by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, as heard on Maine Stage, Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

View our complete 2-hour documentary,
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and His Music in America, 1900–1912,
on Vimeo.

View the 2-hour documentary,
(Arve Tellefsen in) Ole Bull's Fairy Tale, a 1982 Norwegian Television Corporation production about the 19th-century Norwegian-American violin virtuoso, Longfellow friend, and architect of Norwegian cultural identity, Ole Bull (1810–1880), with our own English subtitles.

View a Slide Show of the 2013 Festival

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Charles Kaufmann, founding artistic director