January 16, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Pink Rose” by Martha Burkert, from “Despite Winter, Gardens” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth.

Courtesy of Elizabeth Moss Galleries

THURSDAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with Joshua DeScherer (bass), Ben Noyes (cello) and Maria Wagner (clarinet), First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

VoXX New Year Concert: "Winter Reflections," a capella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Belfast Armory. $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

VoXX New Year Concert: "Winter Reflections," a capella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Rockport Opera House. $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, performing Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman" and Copland's "Concerto for Clarinet" with clarinetist Peter Jenkin, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $18; free for ages 18 and under. midcoastsymphony.org. 7:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live: Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda," HD broadcast, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collinscenterforthearts.com. 12:55 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live: Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda," HD broadcast, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $26; $23 for seniors; $18 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 1 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live: Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda," HD broadcast, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23, $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.

SUNDAY

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, performing Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman" and Copland's "Concerto for Clarinet" with clarinetist Peter Jenkin, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $18; free for ages 18 and under. midcoastsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m.

JAN. 24

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with Elliott Schwartz and Friends, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

Two-Year Anniversary Show, multi-genre dance show celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., Bright Star World Dance, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door; $15 premium seating. brightstarworlddance.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• THEATER

"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," Maine premiere of drama about a tiger roaming the streets of Baghdad seeking the meaning of life during the Iraq War, Mad Horse Theatre Company, Hutchins School, Portland. $20; $15 for seniors and students; pay what you can Thursday and Jan. 24. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Through Feb. 3.

National Theater in London Live in HD: "The Magistrate," broadcast of Arthur Wing's Victorian farce starring John Lithgow, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 p.m. Thursday; encore screening at 7 p.m.

National Theater in London Live in HD: "The Magistrate," broadcast of Arthur Wing's Victorian farce starring John Lithgow, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $15 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 p.m. Thursday; encore screening at 7 p.m.

"Play Me a Story: Snowy Stories," interactive theater workshop for children ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $40 per month; $15 per session. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 26.

"Greater Tuna," off-beat comedy set in Tuna, Texas, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Jan. 24. Through Feb. 14.

• AUDITIONS

Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. Women's Choir auditions, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday; Lyric and Concert Choir auditions, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," more than 50 paintings by Maine artist spanning six decades, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens Thursday. Through April 7.

Robert S. Neuman's "Ship to Paradise," depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind's vices and worldly conceits, and "Intermezzi: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Opens Friday. Through March 22.

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