Compiled by Matt Cooper
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti leads the orchestra in Brahms’ Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $54-$162. (323) 850-2000.
The Consul Long Beach Opera stages Gian Carlo Menotti’s musical thriller; soprano Patricia Racette stars. Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, 14901 S. Inglewood Ave., Lawndale. Sun., 2:30 p.m. $49-$150. (562) 470-7464.
Escher String Quartet with Guitarist Jason Vieaux Works by Bach, Boccherini, Mozart, et al. Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo. Sun., 3 p.m....