Music In The Garden
Pianist Steven Heuter, cellist Allen Alexander & violinist Jorge Avila perform works by Schumann & Brahms; Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E. 88th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-289-4100; 7:15, contrib.
St. Cecilia Chorus
David Randolph conducts Beethoven's Missa Solemnis in continuing series of summer "sings"?audience participation encouraged; CAMI Hall, 165 W. 57th St. (7th Ave.), 718-274-7279; 7:30, $9.
jacques Thibaud String Trio
Violinist Burkhard Maiss, violist Philip Douvier & cellist Uwe Hirth-Schmidt perform works by Mozart in continuing 10-week festival at Trinity Church, B'way (Wall St.), 212-602-0747; 1, free.
Organist performs at St. Patrick's Schola; 460 Madison Ave. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 212-753-2261; 4:45, free.
St. Bartholomew's Choir
William Trafka conducts Missa Luba (Congolese Mass), Siyahamba (South African Folk Song, arr. Donald Moore) & composer John Joubert's Beatitudes; St. Bartholomew's Church, 109 E. 50th St. (Park Ave.), 212-378-0248; 11 a.m., contrib.
Henry Schuman conducts works by Mozart feat. clarinetist Steven Hartman; Washington Sq. Park, 5th Ave. (Washington Sq. N.), 212-431-1088; 8, free.
Reinbert de Leeuw conducts French Ecstatic composer's Des canyons aux étoiles feat. pianist Peter Serkin; Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 212-721-6500; 8, $25-$35.
New York Choral Society
Frederic Ford conducts Mendelssohn's Elijah in continuing series of summer "sings" (audience participation encouraged); CAMI Hall, 165 W. 57th St. (7th Ave.), 718-274-7279; 7:30, $9.
Amy Platt Quintet
Jazz ensemble performs works by reed-instrumentalist Amy Platt; Continental Center, 180 Maiden Ln. (Front St.), 212-799-5000; 12:30, free.
What Is It Like To Be A Bat?
"[C]athartic immediacy of punk rock with the delicate interplay of deftly composed chamber music & the philosophical implications of computer music" feat. performers Kitty Brazelton & Dafna Naphtali; The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2 E. 91 St. (betw. Madison & 5th Aves.), 212-849-8387; 6:30, free.