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Critic’s picks in Boston-area classical music

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos returns to the BSO podium with Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” and Haydn’s “Mass in Time of War.” Feb. 21-26. Symphony Hall. 617-266-1200,

BOSTON PHILHARMONIC: MAHLER Mahler’s Sixth Symphony led by Benjamin Zander, one of the composer’s most devoted champions. Feb. 21, 24, Sanders Theatre; Feb. 23, Jordan Hall. 617-236-0999,

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HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY Harry Christophers conducts an all-Haydn program, featuring the Symphonies nos. 6 and 82 as well as the Violin Concerto in G with H&H concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky as soloist. Feb. 22, 24. Symphony Hall. 617-266-3605,

SOUND ICON The contemporary music ensemble returns to the ICA with a program of new works by Fausto Romitelli (“Professor Bad Trip”) and Salvatore Sciarrino (“Infinito Nero”). Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. Institute of Contemporary Art., 617-478-3100 JEREMY EICHLER

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