March 14, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Organist Joan Lippincott performs at Tuesday’s Bach Birthday Bash with The Kotzschmar at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

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Rose Contemporary in Portland shows works by members of Peregrine Press (including Kit Pike, shown), Zea Mays Printmaking and MECA through March 30.

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TODAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with pianist Vivian Choi, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

Violinist Robert Lehmann with Pianist Sayuri Miyamoto, sonatas by Prokofiev and Brahms, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $15; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. 780-5555. 8 p.m.

Handel Oratorio, Bates College Choir conducted by John Corrie, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

Oratorio Chorale Spring Program, Baroque selections from Bach, Handel and Vivaldi, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; half-price for students. oratoriochorale.org. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Friends of Bach, featuring organist Helene Fortier and violinists Susan LaVerriere, Valerie Mongillo and Madeleine LeBrecque; fundraiser concert to help restore the church's 1905 Mason/Hamlin grand piano; St. Joseph Church, Biddeford. Free/donation. 282-3321. 2 p.m.

USM School of Music's Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $6; $3 for students, seniors and alumni. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m.

Oratorio Chorale Spring Program, Baroque selections from Bach, Handel and Vivaldi, Falmouth Congregational Church. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; half-price for students. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m.

St. Mary Schola: "Ave Maria," works by Legrenzi, Strozzi, de Morales, Vivaldi, Biber and Bach; St. Mary the Virgin Church, Falmouth. $20. 712-2229. 4 p.m.

TUESDAY

Bach Birthday Bash with The Kotzschmar, featuring organist Joan Lippincott, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15; two tickets for $25. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Frederick Moyer, concert pianist, Ocean View at Falmouth. Free. 781-4460. 1 p.m.

MARCH 22

DaPonte String Quartet: "Fatal Attraction," Alban Berg's "Lyric Suite" and Schubert's String Quartet No. 14 in D minor; St. John Baptist Church, Thomaston. $22; $18 for seniors; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with soprano Christina Astrachan, oboist Stephen Shiman and organist Harold Stover, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

"Giselle," by Portland Ballet Company, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $35; $15 for ages 18 and under. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Saturday. Through March 24.

Trey McIntyre Project, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $27 to $38; $10 for students. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. March 22.

• THEATER

Tennessee Williams' "Hidden Tennessee," an evening of short pieces, Portland Stage Company. $27 to $39; $15 to $19.50 for students. portlandstage.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Little Me," Good Theater production of Neil Simon play, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. March 22. Through April 1.

John Belluso's "A Nervous Smile," Dramatic Repertory Company production about a boy with disabilities, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $10 to $35. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Sunday.

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," Freeport Factory Stage. $19; $15 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 22. Through March 25.

"The Drowsy Chaperone," tribute to the golden age of musicals, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham. $21; $15 for seniors and staff; $10 for students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

"The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds," Paul Zindel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Mad Horse Theatre Company, Lucid Stage, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. March 22. Through April 1.

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