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    Critic’s picks of Boston-area classical music

    Violist Kim Kashkashian.
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    Violist Kim Kashkashian.

    BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    Mahler’s epic Third Symphony is next on the agenda, with the BSO, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the boys of the PALS Children’s Chorus, and vocal soloist Anne-Sofie von Otter all coming together under the baton of Daniele Gatti. March 29-30 Symphony Hall. 617-266-1200, www.bso.org

    KIM KASHKASHIAN

    Partnered by pianist Lydia Artymiw, the widely admired violist performs a free faculty recital, with music by Shostakovich and Schumann. 8 p.m., March 28. Jordan Hall. 617-585-1260, www.necmusic.edu/kim-kashkashian

    BOSTON CAMERATA

    For its final concert of the season, the Camerata will perform the “Mass of Our Lady” by the great 14th-century composer Guillaume de Machaut. 8 p.m., March 30. Saint John’s Memorial Chapel, Episcopal Divinity School, 99 Brattle Street, Cambridge. 617-262-2092, www.bostoncamerata.org

    LYNN CHANG + YING QUARTET

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    The Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts presents an evening of works by Randall Thompson, Barber, Turina, and Shih-Hui Chen alongside Mendelssohn’s Octet. 8 p.m., March 30. Jordan Hall. 781-259-8195, www.
    chineseperformingarts.net
    JEREMY EICHLER