Music

Critic’s picks: Classical music

‘FOUR SAINTS IN THREE ACTS’ Gil Rose leads his Boston Modern Orchestra in a concert performance of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s rarely spotted yet iconic modernist opera. With a cast that includes Sarah Pelletier, Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, Deborah Selig, Aaron Engebreth, Charles Blandy, Tom McNichols, and Lynn Torgove. Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Jordan Hall. 781-324-0396, www.bmop.org

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BOSTON MUSICA VIVA Richard Pitman’s intrepid ensemble premieres a new work by Anthony Vores and reprises Thea Musgrave’s one-man opera “The Mocking-Bird,” with baritone David Kravitz. Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music of Bard College. 617-354-6910, www.bmv.org

BOSTON CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA The esteemed dramatic soprano Jane Eaglen, recently appointed to New England Conservatory’s faculty, appears as soloist in Wagner’s “Wesendonck Lieder” under the baton of Steven Lipsitt, who also leads the orchestra in works by Beethoven and Verdi. Nov. 16 and 17. Faneuil Hall. 617-423-3883, www.bostonclassicalorchestra.org

Jeremy Eichler can be reached at jeichler@globe.com