COMPLETELY COPELAND FESTIVAL
New York Philharmonic honors the 100th anniversary of Aaron Copeland's birth. Kurt Masur conducts Inscape, clarinet concerto, Symphonic Ode & four dance episodes from Rodeo; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 721-6500; 8, $18-$77.
MASTERS OF SLAPSTICK WITH THE ALLOY ORCHESTRA
Screening of shorts by Chaplin, Keaton & Laurel & Hardy: Easy Street, One Week & Big Business, set to music by the Alloy Orchestra; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5600; 6:30 & 8:30, $15, $8 child. under 13 [repeats Sat. at 6:30 & 8:30].
New York Philharmonic honors the 100th anniversary of Aaron Copeland's birth. Kurt Masur conducts Appalachian Spring, clarinet concerto & four dance episodes from Rodeo; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 721-6500; 2, $14-$54.
Fourth annual Family series at Lincoln Center. Today, the Alloy Orchestra performs original scores for silent movies during "Cookin' Up Music for the Clowns" event; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 875-5370; 2, $12, $6 for kids 4-14.
Pianist performs works by Froberger, Beethoven & Chopin?first NY recital in over 20 years; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $30.
"Art of the Song" series feat. mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova singing works by Schubert, Brahms & Schumann; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 2, $40.
Members of The Queen's Chamber Band & Elaine Comparone perform "Passionate Pavans & Gay Galliards: John Dowland & Giles Farnaby" at St. Peter's Church, 346 W. 20th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 932-9462; 2, $20.
Series of free holiday concerts. Today, organ recital with Terence J. Flanagan; 5th Ave. Presbyterian Church, 7 W. 55th St. (5th Ave.), 247-0490; 2:15.
MUSIC BEFORE 1800
Anonymous 4, a NY women's vocal quartet performs "Legends of St. Nicholas" at Corpus Christi Church, 529 W. 121st St. (B'way), 666-9266; 4, call for price.
Concert incl. highlights from Liquid Days, Jukebox & Monsters of Grace with Suzanne Vega, Ute Lemper, Marie Mascari, Alexandra Montano, Gregory Purnhagen, Peter Stewart, Michael Riesman & Nelson Padgett; Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3949; 7, $30.
Weekly chamber music, opera & choral programs. Today, the Manhattan Guitar Quartet performs Bach's Brandenburg Concerto III & Rimsky-Korsakov's Introduction & Fandango; Trinity Church, 74 Trinity Pl., Wall St. (B'way), 602-0873; 12, $2 contrib.
"Boulangerie?Nadia Boulanger the Artist: Her Musical World" with pre-concert talk with Gail Hilson Woldeu, the Dean of Music at Hartt School of Music at 7; Paul Hall at Juilliard Theater, 155 W. 65th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 769-7406; 8, free, tix. required.
CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE Y
Jamie Laredo directs the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio with viola virtuoso Pinchas Zukerman. Works incl. Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor & Ravel's Trio in A minor; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $30 [repeats 12/1 at 8].
New York Philharmonic honors the 100th anniversary of Aaron Copeland's birth. Today's works incl. suite from Hear Ye! Hear Ye!, Dance Panels, Dance Symphony & suite from Appalachian Spring; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 721-6500; 8, $18-$77.
EVENING OF SONATAS
John Forconi directs Manhattan School of Music students, Jennifer Warren, Carol McGonnell & Krzysztof Kunznik in concert feat. pieces for flute, piano & violin; Hubbard Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, B'way (122nd St.), 749-2802; 8, free.
Series continues as Bruce Brubaker directs works by Boulez, Cage, Gould & Monk; Paul Hall at Juilliard Theater, 155 W. 65th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 769-7406; 8, free.
SONIC BOOM 8
Da Capo Chamber Players honors composer George Perle with "By George" performance, pre-concert talk with Mr. Perle at 7:30; Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 E. 7th St. (3rd Ave.), 279-4200; 8, $15.