Ensemble performs works by Kaminsky, Thomson, Lutoslawski, Felciano, Ghezzo, Zorn & David Bernstein; St. Stephen's Church, 122 W. 69th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 873-1065; 8, $12, $7 st./s.c.
emerson string quartet
Complete cycle of Shostakovich string quartets continues today with Nos. 7-9; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 8, $38.
Joseph barry smith
Organist performs works by Bach, Saint-Saens & Couperin; Church of the Holy Trinity, 213 W. 82nd St. (betw. Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.), 787-0634; 7:30, $10, $7 st./s.c.
Olga Roussakova conducts Siberian youth choir in Russian Orthodox music; St. Patrick's Cathedral, 5th Ave. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 753-2261; 1:30, free.
Locrian Chamber Players
Contemporary ensemble performs works by Adams, Carter, Kreckler & Macdonald; Children's Aid Society, 219 Sullivan St. (Washington Square Park), 718-458-4864; 8, $10, $8 st./s.c.
MUSIC FOR THE SPIRIT
St. Francis of Assisi Church hosts free weekly midday concerts. Midtown Concerts consist of both secular & sacred music. Today, harpsichordist Dongsok Shin performs works by Bach & Fischer; St. Francis of Assisi Church, 135 W. 31st St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 967-9157; 1:15, free.
NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG
Baritone Wolfgang Holzmair & mezzo-soprano Petra Lang perform works by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Wolf, Brahms, Dvorak, Krenek, Vaughn Williams & Mahler with pianist Steven Blier; Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 772-4448; 8, $30, $15 st./s.c.
Plucked-string instrumentalist with Norwegian Hardanger fiddler Knut Hamre; Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 501-3330; 8, $18.
Pianist performs all-Chopin "Concert With Commentary" with mezzo-soprano Emily Golden in rare performance of the composer's Songs, Op. 74; Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3949; 7, $25.
Pianist performs works by Soler, Schumann, Schubert & Beethoven; Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow St. (7th Ave.), 242-4770, res. req.; 8, $12, $8 st./s.c.
new juilliard ensemble
George Manahan conducts world premiere of Ryan Streber's Variations & works by Matthews, Donatoni & Druckman; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 769-7406; 8, free, tkts req.
Jeffrey Milarsky conducts works by Wolfgang Rihm with soprano Lucy Shelton & baritone & Solomon-Glover; Columbia's Miller Theater, 2960 B'way (116th St.), 854-7799; 8, $15.
Pianist in all-Soler lecture/recital; Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow St. (7th Ave.), 242-4770, res. req.; 8, $12, $8 st./s.c.
friends of alec wilder
Pianist-composer Loonis McGlohon hosts tribute with singers & instrumentalists at St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. (54th St.), 935-2200; 2, $20.
clarion music society
Baroque trio-sonata specialists perform works by Biber, Kinderman, Schmelzer, Froberger, Rosenmuller, Becker & Buxtehude; Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St. (Grove St.), 774-4105; 4, $20, $10 st./s.c.
Sextet performs works by Telemann, Mozart & Brahms with composer/conductor/pianist at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 W. 57th St. (7th Ave.), 247-7800; 8:30, $32, $14 st./s.c.
renee fleming/julie harris
Soprano & actress duo performs "My Business is to Love: Emily Dickinson in Words & Music" with pianist Helen Yorke; Alice Tully Hall, 1941 B'way (65th St.), 721-6500; 2, $45.
Flutist performs jazz -influenced program with Danish percussionists The Safri Duo at Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, B'way (64th St.), 721-6500; 3, $25-$45.
All-Beethoven program at Tishman Aud., New School, 66 W. 12th St. (6th Ave.), 229-5690; 2, $12.
music at gustavus adolphus
Violinist Fritz V. Krakowski, cellist Suzanne Mueller Schanzer & pianist William James Lawson perform works by Clara Schumann; Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, 155 E. 22nd St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 674-0739; 6, contrib.
NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE ENSEMBLE
Max Lifchitz conducts works by James, Ortiz, Demos & Lipten feat. pianist Joseph Kubera; Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 119 W. 69th St. (betw. Columbus & Amsterdam Aves.), 800-215-9907; 3, free.
Michael Parloff/deborah hoffman
Flute/harp duo perform works by Bach, Bax, Schulhoff, Faure, Takemitsu & Ravel with violist Toby Hoffman & bassist Timothy Cobb; Hubbard Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music, B'way (122nd St.), 749-2802; 3, free.
new york viola society
Viola duo Geraldine Walther & Yun Jie Liu perform works by Hummel, Vaughan Williams, Bruch, Martinu & Benjamin with pianist Nelson Padgett; Mannes College of Music, 150 W. 85th St. (betw. Columbus & Amsterdam Aves.), 580-0210; 7:30, $10, $5 st./s.c.
the other side of broadway
Barbara Irvine & Bradford Gowen perform solo & duo classical piano music by Broadway composers Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady), Galt MacDermot (Hair), Charles Strouse (Annie), Timothy Brown & David Amram; Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 501-3330; 8, $20.
ferrucio busoni tribute
Soprano Karen Bogan, mezzo-soprano Eva Vogel, bass David de Jong, tenor Osvaldo Peroni & pianist John W. Simmons perform scenes from Italian eclectic's one-act opera Arlecchino; Abraham Goodman House at Merkin Concert Hall, 129, W. 67th St., 362-8060; 8, $12-$28.
juilliard string quartet
Ensemble performs works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich & Beethoven; Juilliard Theater, 155 W. 65th St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 769-7406; 5, free, tkts. req.
san francisco symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts works by Copland, Adams & Tchaikovsky feat. pianist Arcadi Volodos; Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave. (57th St.), 247-7800; 8, $18-$66.
Peter Phillips directs early-music a cappella group at Columbia's Miller Theater, 2960 B'way (116th St.), 854-7799; 8, $35.