MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA: Sean ­Newhouse conducts a family concert. 2 p.m. today. Free-$15. Sarah Hicks conducts Brahms' First Symphony. 8 p.m. Fri. $12-$29. Trumpeter Chris Botti with Sarah Hicks conducting. 8 p.m. Sat. $40-$105. Orchestra Hall, 11th St. and Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-371-5656.

ST. ANTHONY CIVIC ORCHESTRA: 3 p.m. today. Free. St. Anthony Community Center, 3301 NE. Silver Lake Rd., St. Anthony. 612-788-3516.

ST. PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: Mahler's Fourth Symphony and Adams' "Son of Chamber Symphony" conducted by Benjamin Shwartz. 10:30 a.m. & 8 p.m. Fri.; 8 p.m. Sat., Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul; 2 p.m. next Sun., Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Dr., Arden Hills. $5-$40. 651-291-1144.


ARTARIA STRING QUARTET: 2 p.m. next Sun. $12-$15. Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Av., Lakeville. 952-985-4640.

LYRA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA: Family concert. 3 p.m. today. Free. The Baroque Room, 275 E. 4th St., St. Paul. 651-321-2214.


ORATORIO SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA: "To Fly Unbounded." 7:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$30. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 S. Robert St., West St. Paul. 1-866-811-4111.

SOUTH METRO CHORALE: 3 p.m. today. $15-$20. Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Av., Lakeville. 612-386-4636.


GILBERT & SULLIVAN VERY LIGHT OPERA COMPANY: W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore." 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$20. Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, 1900 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls. 651-255-6947.

MINNESOTA OPERA: "The Manchurian Candidate." By Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell. 2 p.m. today, next Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thu., Sat. $25-$200. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 612-333-6669.


BACH SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA: Bach's "St. John Passion." 7:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$25. Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 324 S. Prior Av., St. Paul. 651-428-5170.

EAST METRO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: With the Center for Irish Music's Young Adult Ensemble. 3 p.m. today. Free-$10. East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Dr., Woodbury.

FREDERIC CHOPIN SOCIETY: Pianist Nelson Goerner. 3 p.m. today. $15-$25. Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 130 Macalester St., St. Paul. 612-822-0123.

LAKE WOBEGON BRASS BAND: 2 p.m. today. Free-$10. Anoka-Ramsey Community College, 11200 NW. Mississippi Blvd., Coon Rapids. 763-670-0546.

SCHUBERT CLUB: Violinist Pekka Kussisto. 2 p.m. today, Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul; 7:30 p.m. Tue., Aria at Jeune Lune, 105 N. 1st St., Mpls. $26-$41. 651-292-3268.

ZEITGEIST: 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Studio Z, 275 E. 4th St., St. Paul; 2 p.m. next Sun., Roseville Area High School, 1240 W. County Rd. B2, Roseville. $10-$20. 651-755-1600.


UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA: Choral ensembles. 2:30 p.m. today. $10. The Cathedral of St. Paul, 239 Selby Av., St. Paul. Campus orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Mon. Free. North Star and Maroon campus bands. 7:30 p.m. Wed. Free. University band and Gold campus band 7:30 p.m. Thu. Free. Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, 2128 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-624-5740.