Concerto for Two Violins

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra stars Maureen Nelson and Kyu-Young Kim combine forces for Bach's Concerto for Two Violins. Also featured are Mendelssohn's youthful Symphony No. 1 and music Schubert wrote for the play "Rosamunde." (7 p.m. Thu., Humboldt High School Auditorium, St. Paul; 11 a.m. Fri., Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie; 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Ordway Concert Hall, St. Paul; $11-$50, 651-291-1144 or

King of choirs

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, is one of the most famous in the business. Its U.S. tour treats audiences to a final chance to see the choir perform with Stephen Cleobury, who retires in September after 37 years as music director. The program includes works by Tallis, Byrd, Britten and Howells. (7:30 p.m. Thu., Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul; $45-$59, 651-290-1200 or

Viola makes five

When writing their string quintets, Mozart and Brahms added a viola to the basic string quartet of two violins, one viola and a cello. Violist Coca Bochonko joins the Mill City String Quartet for Mozart's Quintet in G Minor and Brahms' Quintet in G Major, both masterpieces of the chamber repertoire. (3 p.m. Sat., Baroque Room, St. Paul; free,

Notebooks of da Vinci

Minneapolis composer Jocelyn Hagen marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death. Commissioned by the Minnesota Chorale and Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci" is a large-scale work in seven movements for choir and orchestra. The piece features text drawn from da Vinci's writings. And the concert features motion graphics starring the artist's own drawings (projected using very cool digital synchronization software). The Minnesota Chorale's Kathy Saltzman Romey and the Metropolitan Symphony's William Schrickel lead the concerts. (7:30 p.m. Sat., Hopkins High School Auditorium, Minnetonka; 4 p.m. Sun., St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi; free,

Scaling new heights

It's been 18 months since Minneapolis-born Kenny Broberg won a silver medal at Texas' prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Texas. The musician, just 25, has kept himself busy ever since, quickly building an international career. Broberg returns to the Twin Cities this week for a recital featuring a bold mix of familiar and new. That includes Beethoven's Op. 110 Piano Sonata and Bach's Toccata in C Minor alongside virtuoso works by Marc-André Hamelin, César Franck and Nikolai Medtner. (3 p.m. Sun., Mairs Concert Hall, Macalester College, St. Paul; $15-$30, 612-822-0123 or