Thursday, April 24, 2014
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Pianist Chiharu Naruse and violinist Dean Stein perform on Friday at the Olin Arts Center on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston.
Michael Bradley photo courtesy of Bates College
“Santa Barista,” oil pastel on acrylic by Alison Goodwin, from “Go Figure: An Invitational Figurative Show,” the current exhibition continuing through April 27 at Greenhut Galleries in Portland.
Courtesy of Greenhut Galleries
USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $6; $3 for seniors and students. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7 p.m.
Pianist Jonathan Biss with The Elias String Quartet, “Schumann: Under the Influence,” presented by Portland Ovations; Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $40; $10 for students (limited). portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m.
USM School of Music Graduate Showcase Recital, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m.
Violinist Dean Stein and Pianist Chiharu Naruse, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.
Fifth Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Portland Conservatory of Music festival with music by Maine composers Gia Comoli, Mark Tipton, Beth Wiemann and William Matthews; Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15/donation. 775-3356. 7 p.m.
USM School of Music 36th Annual Honors Recital, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m.
Fifth Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Portland Conservatory of Music festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15/donation. 775-3356. Lecture and performance by Vineet Shende, Aaron Larget-Caplan and The Oratorio Chorale, 1 p.m.; PCM students performance, 3 p.m.; pianist John McDonald, clarinetist Maria Wagner and cellist Ben Noyes, 7 p.m.
The Tapestry Singers, sacred works by Vierne, Elgar and Mendelssohn and selections by Randall Thompson’s “Frostiana,” Second Congregational Church, Newcastle. $12; free for children and students. 664-1174. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra: Hindemith’s “Mathis der Maler,” with guest saxophonist Ben Robinette, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $26 to $64. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m.
Fifth Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Portland Conservatory of Music festival with pianist John McDonald and flautist Elizabeth Erenberg, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $10 to $15/donation. 775-3356. 7 p.m.
USM Concert Band, directed by Peter Martin, McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 2 p.m.
Bowdoin College Concert Band, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free.
798-4141. 2 p.m.
Decompression Chamber Music Series, Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” (String Quartet No. 14
in D minor), One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.
Bangor Ballet: “Snow White,” with performance by The Downeast Kids Chorus, Grand Auditorium, Ellsworth. $14; $7 for children under 12. grandonline.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Vivid Motion: “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad,” dance show with original choreography, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12; $6 for children under 12. vividmotion.org. 7:30 p.m. April 18.
“Agen,” independent study in dance by Bowdoin College senior Natalie Johnson, Bowdoin College (Wish Theater), Brunswick. Free. 725-3375. 7 p.m. April 18.
“Love/Sick,” world premiere of romantic comedy by Maine playwright John Cariani, Portland Stage Company. $39, $44; $30 to $40 for seniors; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 18. Through April 21.
A.R. Gurney’s “Ancestral Voices,” Good Theater production set in Buffalo, N.Y., in the three years before World War II, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“A Six Pack of Miller,” six of Arthur Miller’s best-loved works performed as staged readings presented by Mad Horse Theatre, The Hutchins School, South Portland. $10 per show. madhorse.com. “A View from the Bridge,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; “The Crucible,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
“Little Sister” and “Harriet Tubman Visits a Therapist,” two plays by Carolyn Cage presented by Acorn Productions in collaboration with Cauldron and Labrys Women’s Productions, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $15; $12 for seniors and students. acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday (preview), Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 28.
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