December 5, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, museums and art galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

“Christmas at the Cathedral,” featuring the Choral Arts Society and the Portland Brass Quintet, will be presented at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland on Saturday and Sunday.

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“Redacted,” the exhibition of paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, has been extended at the Portland Museum of Art through Feb. 2.

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The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Karger Scholars and aspiring artists, 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Symphonic Band Concert, University of Maine, Orono, Collins Center for the Arts, $12. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series II: Old World/New World, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston, $20, under 21 free. daponte.org. Works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Cellist Jan Muller-Szeraws and pianist Ya-Fei Chuang, program will include pieces by Johannes Brahms and Samuel Barber, Hebron Academy Lepage Center for the Arts, free. 966-5266. Intimate evening of premier chamber music, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series II: Old World/New World, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $20, under 21 free. daponte.org. Works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin Department of Music Chamber Ensemble, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Allen Wong, Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. Student piano recital, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Choral Arts Society presents “Christmas at the Cathedral,” Portland Brass Quintet will join in on some pieces and will play some holiday favorites, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland, $22 to $35; $5 youth in advance; choralart.org. Works include Benjamin Britten’s “A Ceremony of Carols,” Noon and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series II: Old World/New World, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium, $20, under 21 free. daponte.org. Works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Ovations presents Richard Stoltzman, David Deveau and Sarah Shafer; clarinet, piano and operatic singing; Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $10-$40. portlandovations.org. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Early Music in the Chapel Series, with tenor Timothy Neill Johnson-Tenor, soprano Erin Chenard-Soprano and lute player Timothy Burris, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $15, $10 students and seniors, free for under 17, baroquelute.com. Carols from the Baroque period, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sheepscot Valley Chorus Holiday Concert, Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, $12 advance, $15 door. sheepscotvalleychorus.org. Features the Christmas Oratorio of Camille Saint-Saens, 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bowdoin Chamber Choir, Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. Scottish-themed music with guest fiddler Bonnie Rideout and pianist George Lopez, 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Bowdoin Chorus presents “Black Nativity,” a retelling of the classic Christmas story with traditional carols sung in gospel style, created by Langston Hughes, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Christmas Prelude: 1854 Hook Organ Candlelight Concert, reception with refreshments follows the concert, First Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, donations accepted. firstchurchkennebunkport.com. Christmas music with a medley of musicians, 4 p.m. Sunday.

Yuletide Choral Concert, University of Maine, Orono, Collins Center for the Arts, $12. umaine.edu/spa. 2 p.m. Sunday.

DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series II: Old World/New World, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $20, under 21 free. daponte.org. Works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Dvorak, 3 p.m. Sunday.

“The Journey to Bethlehem” Advent vespers program, First Congregational Church UCC, South Portland. fccucc.org. Evening of music by solos and small groups, 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Voxx Choral Ensemble, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland, $10. harborsquaregallery.com. Featuring selected works from “Mary, Mother and Child,” 1 p.m. Sunday.

Chamberfest: Bowdoin College Student Chamber Ensemble, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 4 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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Clint Fulkerson’s detailed organic and geometric abstractions will be on view into January at Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts in Portland. An opening reception for the show, which also features the work of Wyatt Barr, Kimberly Convery and Rollin Leonard, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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Portland artist Alice Spencer exhibits a series of new work based on the textile tradition of patchwork, which is found all over the world. The show, "Kasaya," is on view through Dec. 21 at Aucocisco Galleries, 89 Exchange St., Portland. The gallery will be open for Portland's First Friday Art Walk, from 5 to 8 p.m. Also on view is "Heather Perry: The Weight of the Heavenly Garden in the Plane of Existence." Shown here is Spencer's "Kasaya 3."

 


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