The ticket: Classical music


TANGLEWOOD No dog days in these parts. Tuesday is Tanglewood on Parade; Wednesday brings the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Paavo Järvi; and on Thursday pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma team up for an evening of Brahms’s chamber music. Then Friday the BSO and violinist Gil Shaham perform Bolcom, Barber, and Elgar under the baton of Leonard Slatkin; Saturday it’s Stéphane Denève (joined by Kavakos) leading Debussy, Szymanowski, and Tchaikovsky; and Sunday David Zinman (joined by Ma) conducts an all-Tchaikovsky program. Lenox. 617-266-1200,

CAPE COD CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Cellist Amit Peled offers a recital, partnered by pianist Noreen Polera, with works by Bach, Kopytman, Tsintsadze, and Rachmaninoff. Aug. 6, First Congregational Church, Chatham. 508-247-9400,

MARLBORO MUSIC Today’s program features Dvorak’s E-flat major String Quartet (Op. 51), Elliott Carter’s String Trio, and Brahms’s blockbuster F-minor Piano Quintet. Marlboro, Vt., 802-254-2394,

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