BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Andris Nelsons leads his first performances with the BSO since being named its music director, featuring Brahms’s Symphony No. 3, Wagner’s “Siegfried Idyll,” and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 with the eloquent British pianist Paul Lewis as soloist. Oct. 17-19. 617-266-1200, www.bso.org
YUJA WANG In her Celebrity Series recital, the fast-rising pianist takes on works by Prokofiev, Chopin, Stravinsky, and Kapustin. Oct. 18, 8 p.m.
Jordan Hall. 617-482-6661, www.celebrityseries.org