ORCHESTRAL

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA: Mark Wigglesworth conducts Mahler's "The Song of the Earth." 8 p.m. Thu. $12-$29. Mark Wigglesworth conducts Haydn's "Farewell" and Mahler's "The Song of the Earth." 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $29-$79. Orchestra Hall, 11th St. and Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-371-5656.

MINNESOTA SINFONIA: With pianists Inna Faliks and Loren Fishman. 7 p.m. Fri., Johnson High School, 1349 Arcade St., St. Paul; 2 p.m. Sat., Basilica of St. Mary, 16th St. and Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. Free. 612-871-1701.

ST. PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: Matthias Pintscher conducts Ravel's "Mother Goose." 10:30 a.m. & 8 p.m. Fri.; 8 p.m. Sat. $5-$50. Ordway Center for the Arts, 5th and Washington Sts., St. Paul. 651-291-1144.

CHAMBER

ASAKO HIRABAYASHI: Harpsichord recital. Noon Fri.; 3 p.m. next Sun. Free-$10. The Baroque Room, 275 E. 4th St., St. Paul. 651-705-6772.

THE WOLFGANG: 7 p.m. Sat. Christ Church Lutheran Minneapolis, 3244 34th Av. S., Mpls.; 4 p.m. next Sun. Central Baptist Church, 420 N. Roy St., St. Paul. $15. 651-221-0937.

VOCAL/CHORAL

BLOOMINGTON CHORALE: "The Nature of Things." 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 4 p.m. Sat. $11-$15. Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington. 952-563-8575.

NORTHERN VOICE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Sat. $5-$40. Performances at Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Av. S., Mpls., and Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, 2128 S. 4th St., Mpls. www.northernvoicefestival.org.

THE SINGERS: "Underground Renaissance." 7:30 p.m. Sat., St. Olaf Catholic Church, 215 S. 8th St., Mpls.; 2 p.m. next Sun., Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 324 S. Prior Av., St. Paul. $22-$33. 651-917-1948.

VALLEY CHAMBER CHORALE: "A Celebration of American Musical Theater." 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 3 p.m. next Sun. $22-$27. Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 N. 4th St., Stillwater. 651-430-0124.

VOCALESSENCE: With the University of Minnesota wind ensemble. 8 p.m. Fri. $20-$40. Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, 2128 S. 4th St., Mpls. 612-547-1451.

OTHER

SCHUBERT CLUB: Mill City String Quartet and pianist Matthew McCright. Noon Thu. Free. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3268.

LESLIE SHANK AND SUSAN BILLMEYER: Violin and piano recital. Noon Mon. Free. Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University, 1531 Hewitt Av., St. Paul. 651-523-2459.

FERNANDO MEZA AND BOB ADNEY: Percussion recital. 7:30 p.m. Thu. Free. MacPhail Center for Music, 501 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-624-5740.

JONATHAN LASCH: Baritone recital. 7:30 p.m. Tue. Free. Nazareth Chapel, University of Northwestern, 3003 N. Snelling Av., Roseville. 651-631-5218.