Our information to the town’s greatest classical music and opera taking place this weekend and within the week forward.
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall (Nov. 19, eight p.m.). Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony have been greater than just a little patchy of their latest concert events at their very own Symphony Hall, however they all the time up their sport on tour. In this primary of three performances this season at Carnegie — the opposite two are in March — they carry out Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 and HK Gruber’s “Aerial,” a trumpet concerto written for the night’s soloist, Hakan Hardenberger.
CHOIR OF TRINITY WALL STREET at St. Paul’s Chapel (Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.). Julian Wachner conducts his wonderful choir in Rachmaninoff’s unreasonably stunning “Vespers.” As ever, their music making — a number of the greatest within the metropolis — is obtainable freed from cost.
DANISH STRING QUARTET on the 92nd Street Y (Nov. 17, eight p.m.). Come for the beards, keep for the music with this excellent younger foursome from Scandinavia, who deliver a program fully typical of their artwork. They begin with Haydn, the second of the Op. 20 quartets, and finish with Beethoven, the primary of the “Razumovsky” quartets. In the center comes the primary quartet by Hans Abrahamsen, “10 Preludes,” which these gamers recorded stylishly on ECM two years in the past.
JUAN DIEGO FLÓREZ at Carnegie Hall (Nov. 18, 2 p.m.). The Peruvian tenor, he of the encores on the Met a decade in the past, provides a recital that predictably options his typical Donizetti and Rossini, but additionally takes in barely heavier repertoire, together with Verdi, Massenet, Gounod and Puccini. Vincenzo Scalera is on the piano.
ISABEL LEPANTO GLEICHER at Miller Theater (Nov. 20, 6 p.m.). This flutist on the rise has put collectively an appetizing program for her pop-up recital in Morningside Heights, one that features a premiere from Barry Sharp in addition to music by Aaron Helgeson, Toshio Hosokawa, David Lang, Frederic Rzewski and Hildegard von Bingen. The live performance is free and so are the drinks.
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC at David Geffen Hall (Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.; via Nov. 24). Emmanuelle Haïm, a spirited specialist within the Baroque, leads early-music favorites together with two of the suites from Handel’s “Water Music,” a Handel Concerto Grosso and alternatives from Rameau’s opera “Dardanus.”
‘ONLY THE SOUND REMAINS’ on the Rose Theater (Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 18, 5 p.m.). Setting Ezra Pound’s translations of two Japanese Noh one-act performs to music, Kaija Saariaho’s 2016 opera makes its United States debut as a part of the White Light Festival at Lincoln Center. Peter Sellars directs the singers Philippe Jarousky and Davóne Tines and the dancer Nora Kimball-Mentzos in a manufacturing carried out by Ernest Martínez Izquierdo.