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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Jan. 14-21: Jonas Kaufmann, Chatham Baroque and more

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Jan. 14-21: Jonas Kaufmann, Chatham Baroque and more
German tenor Jonas Kaufmann will perform in recital at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. (Gregor Hohenberg)

Camerata Pacifica Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 26, Messiaen's "Appel interstellaire," plus pieces by Ligeti, Britten and Bartók. Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. Sun., 3 p.m. Also, Huntington Library, Ritchie Auditorium, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Tue., 7:30 p.m. $50, $56. (805) 884-8410.

Le Salon de Musiques The intimate chamber-music series offers an all-Russian program of works for piano and strings by Tchaikovsky, Arensky and Rachmaninoff. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 5th Floor Salon, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., 4 p.m. $45, $85. (310) 498-0257.

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Violinist Itzhak Perlman conducts the orchestra and joins them for Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1 in this Philharmonic Society of Orange County presentation; program also includes Elgar's "Enigma Variations" and Brahms' "Variations on a Theme by Haydn." Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Sun., 3 p.m. $58 and up. (949) 553-2422.

Nixon Library Sunday Concerts Members of Chamber Music OC's young-artist program perform. Richard M. Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Sun., 2 p.m. Free. (714) 993-5075.

Second Sundays at Two Pianist Robert Thies plays pieces by Gluck, Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Chopin. Rolling Hills United Methodist Church, 26438 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. Sun., 2 p.m. Free. (310) 316-5574.

Sundays Live Early-music ensemble Ciaramella performs. Bing Theater, LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Sun., 6 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234.

Jonas Kaufmann The German tenor performs Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin" accompanied by pianist Helmut Deutsch. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Mon., 7:30 p.m. $175 and up. (310) 434-3200.

Emanuel Ax The acclaimed pianist performs works by Mozart, Liszt, Bach and Beethoven. Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo. Tue., 8 p.m. $40, $50. (949) 480-4278.

Glendale Noon Concerts The Blackbird Trio featuring pianist Alan Steinberger performs Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 2. Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave., Glendale. Wed., 12:10 p.m. Free. (818) 244-7241.

One Hand, One Heart: 100 Years of Bernstein Guest vocalists join the Cal State Fullerton University Chorus and a four-piece band for selections from "West Side Story," "On the Town," "Candide," etc. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Thu.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. $89 and up. (714) 556-2787.

Sonic Open Orchestra Presents: Minimalism Works by Philip Glass and John Adams; with theremin player Carolina Eyck. Art Share, 801 E. 4th Pl., L.A. Thu., 8 p.m. $15. (800) 838-3006.

Beach Cities Symphony Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Sibelius' "The Swan of Tuonela," plus Dvorak's Cello Concerto featuring cellist John Walz. Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. Fri., 8 p.m. Free. (310) 379-9725.

Correspondances (after Charles Baudelaire) Soprano Juliana Snapper performs Oscar Santillán's architecture-inspired work. LACMA, L.A. Times Central Court, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Fri., 5 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234.

Mälkki, Strauss & Dance Principal guest conductor Susanna Mälkki leads the LA Phil in Strauss' "An Alpine Symphony," Bach's Ricercar, and the U.S. premiere of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's concerto for cello and orchestra, "en forme de pas de trois" featuring cellist Robert deMaine and dancers from Tero Saarinen Company. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $20-$188. (323) 850-2000.

St. Matthew's Music Guild Chatham Baroque and soprano Pascale Beaudin perform lute songs, theater music, etc., from 17th-century England. St. Matthew's Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave., Pacific Palisades. Fri., 8 p.m. $35. (310) 573-7422.

Indivisible Jacaranda presents pianist Inna Faliks, et al., in a program that includes Frederic Rzewski's "The People United Will Never Be Defeated" and the L.A. premiere of Julius Eastman's "Gay Guerilla." First Presbyterian Church, 1220 2nd St., Santa Monica. Sat., 8 p.m. $20, $45. www.jacarandamusic.org

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The Interludes Harpist Cristina Montes-Mateo performs. First Lutheran Church, 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance. Sat., 3 p.m. Free. (310) 316-5574.

Last Thoughts: Schubert's Final Works Pianist Ory Shihor explores the Austrian composer's music in this program featuring text by Hershey Felder. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Bram Goldsmith Theater, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Sat., 7:30 p.m. $25-$75. (310) 746-4000.

Pasadena Master Chorale World premiere of Jeffrey Bernstein's "Our Father My Father," plus works by Faure and Brahms. Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena. Sat., 8 p.m. Free; donations accepted. (626) 208-0099.

Pasadena Symphony Principal guest conductor Nicholas McGegan leads the orchestra in a selection of Baroque-era works by Bach, Handel, et al.; with violinist Blake Pouliot and soprano Sherezade Panthaki. Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S. St. John Ave., Pasadena. Sat., 2 and 8 p.m. $35 and up. (626) 793-7172.

The Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles Ensemble specializes in Negro spirituals and music by African American composers. First United Methodist Church, 500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Sat., 4 p.m. Free; donations accepted. www.fumcpasadena.org

Symphonies for Youth The LA Phil explores the music of Dvorak. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sat., 11 a.m. $22, $26. (323) 850-2000.

Katelyn Emerson in Recital The organist plays pieces by Bach, Rheinberger, et al. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Next Sun., 7:30 p.m. $20-$59. (323) 850-2000.

Tessa Lark The violinist plays pieces by Poulenc, Fauré, Franck and Ravel. Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Next Sun., 2 p.m. $28 and up. (310) 506-4522.

Nixon Library Sunday Concerts Franz Liszt piano competition winners perform. Richard M. Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Next Sun., 2 p.m. Free. (714) 993-5075.

Pacific Symphony Plays Vivaldi's Four Seasons With violinist Philippe Quint. Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo. Next Sun., 3 p.m. $40, $50. (949) 480-4278.

Organ Recital Organist Paul Jacobs performs pieces by Bach and Liszt. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Next Sun., 7 p.m. $10-$50. (714) 755-5799.

Remembering Micky: A Life Sustained by the Power of Music Pianist George Laks, et al., perform in this benefit concert. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, 100 The Grove Dr., L.A. Next Sun., 4 p.m. $75. www.lamoth.org

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Restoration Concerts Pittance Chamber Orchestra performs pieces by Beethoven and Brahms, plus Vaughn Williams' "On Wenlock Edge" with vocalists from LA Opera. South Pasadena Public Library, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. Next Sun., 4 p.m. $20. (626) 799-6333.

Sundays Live Pianist Mirian Conti performs. Bing Theater, LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Next Sun., 6 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6234.

Well-Strung Singing string quartet mixes classical music with contemporary pop hits. L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood. Next Sun., 7 p.m. $30. (323) 860-7300.

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