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Music

Classical Music

DISCOVERY ENSEMBLE

Courtney Lewis’s dynamic chamber orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, Bartok’s “Divertimento,” and Esa-Pekka Salonen’s “Five Images After Sappho,” with
soprano Karin Wolverton. 3 p.m., Dec. 2. Sanders Theatre. 617-800-7588, www.discoveryensemble.com

CHAMBER MUSIC

On the eve of a big personnel change, the Emerson Quartet returns to Jordan Hall on Dec. 2 with a program of works by Dvorak, Schumann, and Brahms (www.celebrityseries.org). Also on Dec. 2, the Borromeo Quartet continues its series at the Gardner Museum’s Calderwood Hall with an all-Dvorak program (www.gardnermuseum.org).

‘MESSIAH’

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Harry Christophers leads the Handel and Haydn Society in its annual traversal of the holiday favorite. 3 p.m., Dec. 2.
Symphony Hall. 617-266-3605, www.handelandhaydn.org

JEREMY EICHLER

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