Music

Critic’s Picks: Classical music

BOSTON PHILHARMONIC

Benjamin Zander leads Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, with 17-year-old pianist George Li as soloist. Nov. 18. Sanders Theatre. 617-236-0999, www.bostonphil.org

CHAMBER MUSIC

Sunday afternoon in Jordan Hall, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players offer works by Carter and Brahms alongside Beethoven’s “Grosse Fuge.” www.bso.org

BOSTON CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA

Steven Lipsitt conducts Weber’s Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, with Sharon Roffman as soloist. Nov. 18. Faneuil Hall. 617-423-3883, www.bostonclassical
orchestra.org

JEREMY EICHLER