Classical Music in NYC This Week

Source: The New York Times.

LOS ANGELES PERCUSSION QUARTET at National Sawdust (June 1, 7 p.m.).
One of several superb percussion quartets currently at work, and another heralded West Coast group, this group celebrates a coming album, “Beyond,” by making its New York debut with works by Ellen Reid, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Andrew McIntosh, as well as a virtual reality performance of music by Christopher Cerrone.
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NEW YORK YOUTH SYMPHONY at Carnegie Hall (May 28, 2 p.m.). Joshua Gersen conducts these committed young players in a premiere from the composer Daniel Silliman, Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 (Brook Speltz is the soloist) and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.

PARKER QUARTET at National Sawdust (May 28, 7 p.m.). Joined for this program by guests including the violist Roger Tapping and the soprano Tony Arnold, this intriguing young quartet presents Steve Reich’s “Different Trains,” Wagner’s “Wesendonck Lieder” and two works by Erwin Schulhoff, including his self-explanatory “Sonata Erotica” of 1919.