Classical music: Critic’s tips
Upcoming classical performances in the greater Boston area, including concerts by the BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. The French conductor Stephane Deneve returns with a mostly French program devoted to works by Berlioz, Roussel, and Saint-Saens (the Piano Concerto No. 5, with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet). Also on the bill will be music by the contemporary Scottish composer James MacMillan. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Symphony Hall.