Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola
Kent Tritle conducts a cappella works by Bach, Gabrieli, Schutz, Gorecki, Kennedy & Tavener; Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Ave. (84th St.), 288-2520; 8, $25-$35, $20 st./s.c.
Pianist begins three-part series of Bach keyboard works feat. the Six English Suites; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, $38.
Violinist in all-Stravinsky program with pianist James Winn; Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 501-3330; 8, $18.
alaria chamber ensemble
Piano trio performs works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky & Tcherepnine; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 W. 57th St. (7th Ave.), 247-7800; 8, $20.
Composer from Azerbaijan essayed by ensemble Continuum; Columbia's Miller Theater, 2960 B'way (116th St.), 854-7799; 8, $15.
Soprano performs works by Stenhammar, Sibelius & Grieg with pianist Warren Jones; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, $40.
MUSIC FOR THE SPIRIT
St. Francis of Assisi Church hosts free weekly midday concerts. Midtown Concerts consist of both secular & sacred music. Today, the early music ensemble Artek performs works by Handel; St. Francis of Assisi Church, 135 W. 31st St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 967-9157; 1:15, free.
chamber music society of lincoln center
Tenor Jerry Hadley, soprano Mary Nessinger, Orion String quartet & others join in works by Copland, Barber & Antheil; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, $35.
manhattan school of music symphony
Glen Barton Cortese conducts works by Schwantner, Copland & Cortese; Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Dr. (betw. 120th & 121st Sts.), 662-8322; 8, $10, $5 st./s.c. [repeats Sun. 1/6 at 3.]
debussy string quartet
French-music ensemble makes its New York debut in works by Debussy, Franck & Milhaud with pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $25.
Works by founding member of Einsturzende Neubauten, written specifically for venue; Columbia's Miller Theater, 2960 B'way (116th St.), 854-7799; 8, $15.
Richard Kapp conducts works by Turok, Shostakovich, Haydn & Sibelius feat. cellist Yosif Feigelson; MoMA, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3949; 7, $25.
Pianist in second of three-part series of Bach keyboard works. Tonight, the six French Suites & the French Overture; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, $38.
world music institute's 15th anniversary gala benefit
David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet directs multi-national roster of works for non-Western instruments; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 840-2824; 8, $50-$125.
Flutist Harold Jones conducts works by Mozart & Verdi; Ken Adams guest-conducts works by Leclair & Martin; St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. (54th St.), 935-2200; 2, $15, $12 st./s.c.
emerson string quartet
Continuing series of Shostakovich string quartet cycle begins in earnest today (feat. nos. 1-3), pre-concert lecture at 1; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 2, $38.
New York Youth symphony
Mischa Santora conducts works by Barber, Dvorak & the premiere of John Mackey's Concerto for Percussion with percussionist Samuel Z. Solomon; Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave. (57th St.), 247-7800; 2, $7-$40.
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Daniele Gatti conducts works by Brahms, Mozart & Beethoven feat. pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 333-5333; 3, $25-$47.
Ensemble performs works by Varese at Columbia's Miller Theater, 2960 B'way (116th St.), 854-7799; 5, $15.
the many sides of kurt weill
Teresa Stratas hosts program feat. winners of the Lotte Lenya Singing Competition in works by Weill; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 3, $25.
the bach choir of bethlehem/bach festival orchestra
Greg Funfgeld conducts Bach's Mass in B Minor at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave. (57th St.), 247-7800; 8, $15-$50.
Samuel Wong conducts works by Dvorak, Nielsen & Chopin feat. pianist Mei-Ting Sun; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, free.
Baroque ensemble performs works by Italian Jewish composer Salamon Rossi & his contemporaries Biagio Marini & Ciovanni Battista Buonamente; Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 964-2124; 8, $20, $15 st./s.c.
estonian philharmonic chamber choir/tallinn chamber orchestra
Tonu Kaljuste conducts New York premiere of Arvo Part's Kondakion & Ikos; Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Ave. (84th St.), 288-3588; 8, $38.
festival chamber music society
Violinists Eriko Sato & Laurie Smukler, violist Ira Weller, cellist Ruth Sommers & english hornist Stephen Taylor join in works by Haydn, Francaix & Dvorak; Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 501-3330; 8, $20.
Czech pianist makes New York debut in works by Bach, Schumann, Martinu, Chopin & Rachmaninov; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $15-$20.