March 13, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Through the Trees,” an oil painting by Anne Ireland from “Spring!”, an exhibit also featuring the work of Henry Isaacs, Andrea Peters, Karen Tusinski and Carole Hanson at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.

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THURSDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: "Colourists," Haydn's Opus 76, No. 4; Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10; and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"; Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the Musica de Filia Women's Choir, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: "Colourists," Haydn's Opus 76, No. 4; Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10; and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"; Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

"Die Fledermaus," Strauss operetta conducted by Robert Lehmann with the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham. $21; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

Augusta Symphony Orchestra, '30s pops concert and performance of "Peter and the Wolf" narrated by Suzanne Nance, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $5 for children. asomaine.org. 7 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: "Colourists," Haydn's Opus 76, No. 4; Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10; and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"; Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, live broadcast of Zandonai's "Francesca da Rimini," University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collinscenterforthearts.com. Noon.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, live broadcast of Zandonai's "Francesca da Rimini," Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $26; $24 for seniors; $18 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. Noon.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, live broadcast of Zandonai's "Francesca da Rimini," Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. Noon.

2013 Longfellow Choral Festival, works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15, $25; half-off for ages 65 and older and students with ID; free for ages 12 and younger; $40 for festival pass. porttix.com. Violin Concerto in G Minor and other works, 4 p.m. Saturday; "The Song of Hiawatha, Parts 1 & 2," 8:15 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

SUNDAY

USM Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 2 p.m.

Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, works by Debussy and Chopin, Rockport Opera House. $10 to $45. baychamberconcerts.org. 2:30 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: "Colourists," Haydn's Opus 76, No. 4; Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10; and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"; Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 3 p.m.

TUESDAY

Da Capo Chamber Players Residency Concert, featuring soprano Lucy Shelton, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $5 to $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m.

MARCH 21

Chamber Music Awards Concert, student chamber music ensembles, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with Ocy Downs Piano Prize winner Amanda Raymond, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

"Rock around the World!", Portland Public Schools' Multilingual and Multicultural Center presents music and dances from many countries, hors d'oeuvres, a raffle and a silent auction; benefit for the multicultural center; Italian Heritage Center, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. 874-8135. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday.

"A Glitzy Gala," belly dance featuring Ashley Lopez, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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