ORCHESTRAL

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA: Osmo Vänskä conducts selections from Bernstein's "West Side Story" and Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet." 8 p.m. Thu. $12-$29. Osmo Vänskä conducts works by Prokofiev, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky. 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $34-$96. Orchestra Hall, 11th St. and Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-371-5656.

ST. PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: Jaime Martin conducts Haydn's "Surprise" and works by Corigliano, Mozart and Perle. 7:30 p.m. Thu., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd., Apple Valley; 10:30 a.m. Fri., Wooddale Church, 6630 Shady Oak Rd., Eden Prairie; 8 p.m. Sat., United Church of Christ, 900 Summit Av., St. Paul. $5-$25. 651-291-1144.

ST. PAUL CIVIC SYMPHONY: Works by Gershwin, Tchaikovsky and Strauss. 3 p.m. today. Free. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-696-6189.

VOCAL/CHORAL

APOLLO MALE CHORUS: "The Liberation of Auschwitz." 7 p.m. Tue. $34-$88. Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, 2128 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-624-2345.

OPERA

MINNESOTA OPERA: Gaetano Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m. Sat. $25-$200. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 612-333-6669.