Marin Alsop (pictured) leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in an action-packed program featuring Tchaikovsky's heroic Symphony No. 5 and Jennifer Higdon's brilliant Percussion Concerto will be performed, along with a gender-inclusive pair of fanfares: Aaron Copland's "For the Common Man" and Joan Tower's "For the Uncommon Woman." 8 p.m. March 22 at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, 301-581-5200; 8 p.m. March 23-24 at Meyerhoff, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. $39-$79. Call 410-783-8000.
Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun
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