Monument Piano Trio
The lowdown -- If you haven't discovered the Monument Piano Trio, the resident ensemble at An die Musik and a valuable addition to Baltimore's classical scene, Saturday's program should provide an engaging introduction. In addition to Rachmaninoff's Trio elegiaque, a stirring, infrequently heard work written after the death of Tchaikovsky, trios by Mozart and Brahms will be performed by violinist Igor Yuzefovich, cellist Dariusz Skoraczewski and pianist Michael Sheppard.
If you go -- The concert is at 8 p.m. Saturday at An die Musik, 409 N. Charles St. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors. Call 410-385-2638 or visit andie musiklive.com.
Youth Orchestra at 29
The lowdown -- The future of classical music, like so many other important things, lies with the young. The Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra has been developing and nurturing young talent for almost three decades. The orchestra, led by Jason Love, closes its 29th season with an action-packed program rich in American music that includes the finale of a stunning work by John Adams, Harmonielehre. Pieces by Philip Glass and Aaron Copland will also be performed, along with some Mozart, Beethoven and Dvorak.
If you go -- The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door (discounts for students and seniors). Call 410-780-6914 or visit gbyo.com.