November 30, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Daniel Noel is Marley, left, and Tom Ford is Scrooge in the Portland Stage Company production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” opening this week and running through Dec. 23.

Darren Setlow photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

THURSDAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the Karger Scholars Chamber Group, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet, Christmas concert with works by Des Prez, Haydn and Tchaikovsky, Church on the Cape, Cape Porpoise. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. 7:45 p.m. DaPonte.org

Bates College Choir, holiday program directed by John Corrie, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6163. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

Windham Chamber Singers: "An American Family Holiday," with Ashley Liberty, Daniel Strange and "American Idol" finalist Lakisha Jones, Windham High School. $10 to $27. windhamchambersingers.com. 2 and 7:30 p.m.

USM Composers Showcase Concert, featuring the USM Composers Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m.

Bowdoin College Chamber Choir: "In Celebration of King David," with pianist George Lopez, Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 4 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "La Clemenza di Tito," live broadcast of Mozart's drama set in ancient Rome, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $26; $23 for seniors; $18 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 1 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "La Clemenza di Tito," live broadcast of Mozart's drama set in ancient Rome, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "La Clemenza di Tito," live broadcast of Mozart's drama set in ancient Rome, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $24; $22 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. atthelincoln.org. 1 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, opera broadcasts, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collins

centerforthearts.com. Mozart's "La Clemenza Di Tito," 12:55 p.m. Saturday; Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera," 1 p.m. Sunday.

25th Annual Christmas at the Cathedral, with soprano Suzanne Nance and the Portland Brass Quintet, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland. $20 to $30; limited number of $5 youth tickets available. choralart.org. Noon and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bowdoin College Chorus: "Noel Francais," Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SUNDAY

Boston String Quartet: "Christmas in Paris," First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth. $20; free for youths under 18. bostonstringquartet.com. 7:30 p.m.

Frank Glazer Retrospective, Program IV: Franck, Weber, Gershwin, Barber, Copland and Brahms, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10; limited number of free tickets available for seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Cathedral Choir: "Choral Evensong," Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. Free. cathedralofstluke.org. 4 p.m.

Cadillac Moon Ensemble, new and contemporary music, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors; free for students. larksociety.org. 2 p.m.

Opera Workshop Scenes Concert, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $3, $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m.

Community Chorus at South Berwick, performance of "Gloria in Excelsis Deo" with brass quintet and percussion, Marshwood High School, South Berwick. $10 in advance; $12 day of show; $10 for seniors and students. 868-7256. 3 p.m.

Sheepscot Valley Chorus, versions of "Ave Maria" by Mendelssohn and Biebl with other holiday favorites, Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor. $12. 677-2840. 3 p.m.

Gorham Community Chorus and Gorham High School Chamber Singers, winter concert of holiday works, Gorham High School. Donation. 318-1651. 3 p.m.

TUESDAY

Momenta Quartet, classic and contemporary pieces by Debussy, Kee Yong Chong and Jason Kao Hwang, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12; free tickets available to first 100 seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

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