The ticket: Classical music


TANGLEWOOD In Ozawa Hall, the Knights, a forward-thinking New York-based chamber orchestra, bring works by Ligeti, Stravinsky, and Maria Schneider, with soprano Dawn Upshaw among the guest performers (July 23); and the National Youth Orchestra makes its Tanglewood debut under David Robertson (July 24). At the Shed, conductor Manfred Honeck replaces Christoph von Dohnanyi, leading Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Mozart with pianist Paul Lewis (July 25); and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (July 26) with soprano Camilla Tilling, mezzo Sarah Connolly, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Lenox. 617-266-1200,

BOSTON LANDMARKS ORCHESTRA Led by Christopher Wilkins, the Landmarks Orchestra continues its popular series of free Wednesday night concerts this week with a “Fiesta Sinfónica” program that includes works by Gershwin, Revueltas, Amram, and Gonzalo Grau. July 23, 7 p.m., Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. 617-987-2000,

CAPE COD CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Four Seasons? How about Eight. An ensemble of students, faculty and alumni from the Curtis Institute of Music unites Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” with their tango-tinged descendants, “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” by Astor Piazzolla. July 21, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, Wellfleet. 508-247-9400,


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