Wednesday, December 11, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
“A Light on the Sea,” painted in 1897 by Winslow Homer, from “Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine,” continuing through Dec. 30 at the Portland Museum of Art.
Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” featuring illustrations, drawings and sketches, continues through Dec. 29 at the Portland Public Library.
USM Youth Ensemble, fall instrumental concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $3, $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 7 p.m.
Rachmaninoff Choir, performance of Rachmaninoff's "All-Night Vigil," Op. 35 (1915), Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick. Free. rachmaninoffchoir.org. 7:30 p.m.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with violinist Dean Stein, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
Portland Youth Symphony, 70th anniversary celebration with mezzo-soprano Teresa Herald, the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, the Southern Maine Children's Choir and Women of the USM Chorale, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $12. usm.maine.edu/music. 7:30 p.m.
Bayside Trio, music by J.S. Bach, Paul Schoenfield and Claude Debussy, plus George Crumb's "The Voice of the Whale," Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $5 to $10. cathedralofstluke.org. 7:30 p.m.
Oratorio Chorale, music of Schubert and Mozart with the Maine Chamber Ensemble, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $20 in advance; $25 at door; half-price for students; free for children under 12. oratoriochorale.org. 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Chiharu Naruse, works by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart and Liszt, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m.
Augusta Symphony Orchestra, performing Copland's "Quiet City"; Strauss' "Serenade," Op. 7, for winds; and Williams' "A London Symphony," High Street Congregational Church, Auburn. $10; free for children and students. asomaine.org. 7 p.m.
Bayside Trio, music by J.S. Bach, Paul Schoenfield and Claude Debussy, plus George Crumb's "The Voice of the Whale," Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. $15; free for ages 21 and under. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m.
Portland Symphony Orchestra: "Strauss and Stravinsky," plus music by Von Weber and Debussy, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $26 to $64. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m.
USM Concert Band, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $3, $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 5 p.m.
Oratorio Chorale, music of Schubert and Mozart with the Maine Chamber Ensemble, Sacred Heart Church, Yarmouth. $20 in advance; $25 at door; half-price for students; free for children under 12. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m.
Augusta Symphony Orchestra, performing Copland's "Quiet City"; Strauss' "Serenade," Op. 7, for winds; and Williams' "A London Symphony," Hope Baptist Church, Manchester. $10; free for children and students. asomaine.org. 7 p.m.
Shaolin Warriors, choreographed theatrical production of Chinese martial arts, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $32 to $44; $20 for students. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Homestead Crossing," two couples -- one older, one younger -- compare their lives in Maine premiere, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available. portlandstage.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Road to Eden's Ridge," musical based on the novel by M.L. Rose and set in Norway, Maine, Norway Grange. $12; $10 for seniors and students. ohmpaa.com. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Sound of Music," classic musical presented by Yarmouth High School Playmakers, Yarmouth High School. $10. 846-2335. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Striking 12," Good Theater production of fun holiday musical, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 22. Through Dec. 9.
"42nd Street," classic musical presented by Greely High School Drama, Greely High School, Cumberland Center. $9; $6 for seniors and students. greelydramaboosters.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
T.S. Elliot's "Four Quartets," recited by John Farrell, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $12. 563-1373. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
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