Classical Music/Opera

 

BACH FESTIVAL SOCIETY
American Chamber Players
October 3-4
A flute, violin, viola, soprano and piano make up this renowned chamber ensemble. Saturday 11 a.m., Sunday 3 p.m. $10-$40. Tiedtke Concert Hall, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. 407-646-2182. bachfestivalflorida.org

ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC

A Tribute to Benny Goodman
October 10
Described as “Benny Goodman reincarnated,” clarinetist Dave Bennett performs some of Goodman’s most popular hits, including “Moonglow,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Don’t Be That Way,” “Stompin at the Savoy” and “Goody Goody.” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. $13-$65. Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St. 407-770-0071. orlandophil.org

Russian Masters
October 30
Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise and the Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 18 in C minor, along with Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, op. 47 in D minor feature William Wolfram on piano. 8 p.m. $13-$65. Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St. 407-770-0071. orlandophil.org

FESTIVAL OF ORCHESTRAS
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
October 30
The program includes Brahms, Gershwin and Rachmaninov. 7:30 p.m. $20-$75. Northland Performing Arts Center, 30 Dog Track Rd., Longwood. 1-800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com

FLORIDA LAKES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Festive Fifth
October 22-23
Whirlwind overtures such as Wagner’s Lohengrin, Smetana’s Bartered Bride and Mendelssohn’s Mid-summer Night’s Dream begin the Symphony’s fifth season. Thursday 7:30 p.m. $42-$45. St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6803 S. Old Highway 441, Mount Dora. Friday 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 950 Seventh St., Clermont. 352-589-1500.

FLORIDA SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Music of the Masters
October 11
The opening concert of the orchestra’s 53rd season features Mozart, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. After the concert, audience members can chat with the musicians at a reception. 4 p.m. $8-$30. Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., 407-849-2000. orlandovenues.com

ST. LUKE’S CONCERT SERIES
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
October 24
Christopher Wilkins conducts the orchestra in a concert of music from Haydn’s London years. 7 p.m. Free admission. 2021 W. State Road 426, Oviedo. 407-365-3408. stlukes-oviedo.org