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Music

Critic’s picks: Classical music

Tan Dun.

Tan Dun.

‘MUSIC: TRUTH TO POWER’ By way of introducing this season-long multi-genre festival at New England Conservatory, Hugh Wolff leads the NEC Philharmonia in the American premiere of “Concerto for Orchestra (Marco Polo)” by Tan Dun alongside Brahms’s First Symphony. Sept. 25, 8 p.m. Jordan Hall. Free. 617- 585-1260, www.necmusic.edu/truth-to-power

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Christoph von Dohnanyi leads the BSO in an all-Brahms program on Tuesday, and then turns to Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (Sept. 26-Oct. 1) with Camilla Tilling and Sarah Connolly as vocal soloists. Symphony Hall. 617-266-1200, www.bso.org

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HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY Harry Christophers opens H&H’s 199th season with Bach’s remarkable B-minor Mass. Sept. 27 and 29. Symphony Hall. 617-266-3605, www.handelandhaydn.org

JEREMY EICHLER

Jeremy Eichler can be reached at jeichler@globe.com

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