August 8, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Alexander Gardner’s “Ruins of the Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia, April 1865,” from “This Mighty Scourge of War,” an exhibition of art from the Civil War opening Thursday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.

Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of Art/Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund

THURSDAY

Pollock String Quartet, Camden Amphitheatre. Free/donation. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Bach, Weesner and Chausson; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

FRIDAY

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Eight: Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Schumann; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, featuring Derek Bermel's "Half and Half" and Stravinsky's "L'histoire du soldat," Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30; $5 for students. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

SATURDAY

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Ravel, DiBerardino and Vivaldi; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

SUNDAY

Portland Chamber Music Festival, music for children ages 3 to 7 and their families, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free; no tickets required. Noon. pcmf.org. Through Aug. 17.

DaPonte String Quartet: "Sunrise Sunset," with guest soprano Karol Bennett and works by Haydn, Bach, Respighi and Verdi; Laudholm Farm Reserve, Wells. $20. wellsreserve.org/daponte. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Program V," works by Vaughan Williams, Fred Lerdahl, Schubert. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

"A Little Classical Can't Hurt," with soprano Lisa Saffer, pianist Sarah Bob, clarinetist Rane Moore and percussionist Aaron Trant, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Penobscot and Navajo music plus works by Janacek and Dvorak, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30; $5 for students. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Program V," works by Vaughan Williams, Fred Lerdahl, Schubert. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25; free for ages 21 and under. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

AUG. 15

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Barber, San Martin and Brahms, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert III: Music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. venticordi.com. 7:30 p.m.

• DANCE

Bates Dance Festival, "Different Voices," new works by international and emerging choreographers, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $12 to $25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Maine State Ballet: "Don Quixote," ballet full of spirited dancing and colorful costumes, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $17 to $23; $2 discount for ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 62 and older. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Aug. 15; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 17.

Bates Dance Festival, "Young Choreographers/New Works," Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. Free. batesdancefestival.org. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Bates Dance Festival Finale, festival participants perform new works by several choreographers, Bates College (Alumni Gymnasium), Lewiston. $6. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Dance Project: "Hold Me Closer -- Tiny Dances," small works telling stories of love, loss, laughter and longing, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Weekday Performance Series, dance performance by the Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon Tuesday.

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