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    Critic’s picks: Classical music

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    BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA For his BSO debut, British conductor Daniel Harding leads the US premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s “Speranza” and Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde” with vocal soloists Chrsitianne Stotijn and Michael Schade. Oct. 24-26. Symphony Hall. 617-266-1200,

    DISCOVERY ENSEMBLE Courtney Lewis’s adventurous orchestra opens its sixth season with Sibelius’s Symphony No. 6, Ligeti’s “Melodien,” and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 with Shai Wosner as soloist. Oct. 20, 3 p.m. Jordan Hall. 617-800-7588, www.discovery

    TEREZIN MUSIC FOUNDATION Cellist Yo-Yo Ma (right), clarinetist Thomas Martin, and the Hawthorne String Quartet are among the performers at this year’s TMF gala concert, which will feature works by Bach, Mozart, and Block alongside TMF commissions by Pablo Ortiz and Vit Zouhar. Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. Symphony Hall. 857-222-8262,


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