May 16, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Rob McFadyen as Hamlet in the David Davalos comedy “Wittenberg,” which concludes its run at Portland Stage Co. this weekend.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Co.

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“Chesuncook Lake” by Philip Barter, from the exhibition of his work continuing through June at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.

Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art

THURSDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: "Long Ago and Far Away," works by Haydn, Long and Grieg; Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20; free for ages 21 and under. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Symphony Kinderkonzert: "Goin' to the Zoo," percussion concert for ages 3 to 7, East End Community School and Reiche School, Portland. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. (East End), 1:15 p.m. (Reiche)

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: "Long Ago and Far Away," works by Haydn, Long and Grieg; Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20; free for ages 21 and under. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Symphony Kinderkonzert: "Goin' to the Zoo," percussion concert for ages 3 to 7, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

SATURDAY

Oratorio Chorale, with soloist Aaron Larget-Caplan in "Romancero Gitano" and the world premiere of "Prevasa: Travels of the Guitar" by Vineet Shende, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; half-price for students; free for children under 12 with paying adult. oratoriochorale.org. 7:30 p.m.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Franck conducted by Rohan Smith, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $18; free for ages 18 and under. midcoastsymphony.org. 7:30 p.m. DaPonte String Quartet: "Long Ago and Far Away," works by Haydn, Long and Grieg; Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. $20; free for ages 21 and under. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Portland Symphony Orchestra Discovery Concert, for ages 5 to 12 and their families, featuring "Carnival of Animals" by French composer Saint Saens; pre-concert activities include games and crafts; Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $10. 842-0800. Pre-concert at 1 p.m., concert at 2:30 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: "Long Ago and Far Away," works by Haydn, Long and Grieg; Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. $20; free for ages 21 and under. daponte.org. 3 p.m.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Franck conducted by Rohan Smith, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $18; free for ages 18 and under. midcoastsymphony.org.

2:30 p.m. Oratorio Chorale, with soloist Aaron Larget-Caplan in "Romancero Gitano" and "Prevasa: Travels of the Guitar" by Vineet Shende, Falmouth Congregational Church. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; half-price for students; free for children under 12 with paying adult. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Decompression Chamber Music Series, "All for One and One for All": Bartok's Quartet #6, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.

MAY 23

Portland String Quartet, works by Haydn, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; free for children under 18. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Beth Wiemann, Steve Reich and John Zorn, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. $12; $10 for Space members and students. space538.org. 8 p.m.

Portland Symphony Kinderkonzert: "Four Seasons," string concert for ages 3 to 7, Waldo Theater, Waldoboro. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

• THEATER

"Wittenberg," David Davalos' imaginative comedy about 16th-century college life, Portland Stage Company. $39 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. portlandstage.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Stomp!", international percussion sensation presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $51 to $66. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

National Theater in London Live, HD encore broadcast of "This House," Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

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