Classical Music Listings From The New York Times


Experiments in Opera (Saturday) In a partnership with VisionIntoArt, this innovative opera venture presents an All Souls evening of semi-staged choral operas, including John Zorn’s eerily beautiful “The Holy Visions,” based on the mystical writings of Hildegard von Bingen; Jessica Pavone’s “When No One Around You Is There”; Jason Cady’s zombie comedy, “Nostalgia Kills You”; and Matthew Welch’s “Reanimator Requiem.” At 8 p.m., Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, at Pitt Street, Lower East Side, (866) 811-4111,; $30, $20 for students. (Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim)

Calder Quartet (Friday) In a three-concert series, this young ensemble is offering the six quartets of Bartok alongside new works. This second installment features Bartok’s Quartets Nos. 3 and 4 and David Longstreth of the rock band Dirty Projectors. He will join the quartet, and they will perform new compositions that he has created for the program, as well as arrangements of Dirty Projectors songs for voice and string quartet. At 7 p.m., Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-3949,; $40. (Schweitzer)