Add these concerts on your calendar for this week!
Join special guest and noted recorder musicians, Piers Adams and the Baroque Band for “Gone with the Wind”. Featuring pieces by Vivaldi, Albinoni, and Telemann. At Symphony Center Grainger Ballroom; 220 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago; Wednesday, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Tickets $15-35; www.baroqueband.org
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, Chief Conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic and Music Director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, guest conducts Brahms’ beloved Fourth Symphony and Mozart’s final symphony, Jupiter. At Symphony Center; 220 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago; Jan. 18-20; Tickets online; www.cso.org
A Far Cry
Boston-based chamber orchestra A Far Cry visits Chicago as a part of the Winter Chamber Music Festival. At Pick-Stagier Concert Hall, 50 Arts School Dr., Evanston; Friday, Jan. 18; 7:30 p.m.; www.pickstaiger.org
Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Join the Civic Orchestra’s brass quintet at the North Park Nature Center on Saturday for a free concert. At North Park Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd, Chicago; Saturday, Jan. 19; 11:00 a.m.; Free & open to the public; www.cso.org