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Top 5 classical performances of 2017

A Far Cry, music from the Codex Calixtinus and works by Bach, Lembit Beecher, and Arvo Pärt

Igor Levit, works by Shostakovich, Rzewski, and Beethoven,
presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Gubaidulina’s Triple Concerto

Odyssey Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience”

Boston Early Music Festival, André Campra’s “Le Carnaval de Venise”

Zoë Madonna can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @knitandlisten. Madonna’s work is supported by the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.

An earlier version misstated composer André Campra’s first name.