Music

Critic’s picks for Boston-area classical music

BOSTON SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA
Alan Gilbert returns to the BSO podium with works by Stravinsky, Ravel, and Dutilleux. Violinist Lisa Batiashvili joins him as soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Jan. 10-15. Symphony Hall. 617-266-1200 or www.bso.org

A FAR CRY: “LONG GAZE” The conductorless chamber orchestra plays works by Weill, Webern, Britten, and McDonald. Jan. 11, 8 p.m., Jordan Hall, www.necmusic
.edu/jordan-hall

PAUL LEWIS The eloquent British pianist makes a rare local appearance with a

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Celebrity Series recital program devoted to Schubert’s last three Piano Sonatas.

Jan. 12, 8 p.m. Jordan Hall.
617-482-6661,
www.celebrityseries.org

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COREY CEROVSEK +
PAAVALI JUMPPANEN
The violinist and pianist embark on a multipart survey of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas, starting with the early
Op. 12, Nos. 1-3. Jan. 13,
1:30 p.m. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 617-278-5156, www.gardnermuseum
.org
JEREMY EICHLER