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Critic’s picks: Classical music

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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

‘THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA’  Opera Brittenica, Boston’s newest opera company, introduces itself with a new production of Britten’s chamber opera, premiered in 1946. Geoffrey Pope conducts and Giselle Ty directs a cast of young singers. Oct. 18-22, 7:30 p.m. Free but reservations required. YMCA Theater, 850 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. 617-575-9610, www.operabrittenica.com

Jeremy Eichler can be reached at jeichler@globe.com
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