Super Series: Beethoven and Brahms
September 26 Beethoven’s popular Symphony No. 9, Ode to Joy, is joined by Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, by Brahms. Conducted by Christopher Wilkins. 8:30 p.m. $13-$65. Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St. 407-770-0071. orlandophil.org
ST. LUKE’S CONCERT SERIES
Brass Band of Central Florida
September 19 Michael J. Garasi and the BBCF present an eclectic ‘light pops’ program of lush arrangements for brass instruments. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Free. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 2021 S.R. 426, Oviedo. 407-365-3408.
SPACE COAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Opening Night Gala
September 12 The inaugural concert of the new orchestra features four monumental works: Fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss; Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich; Les Préludes by Franz Lizst; and Symphony No. 1 by Gustav Mahler. 6 p.m. $10. 140 Magnolia Ave., Merritt Island. 321-536-8580.