The music of Spain
The lowdown -- You can count on the Post-Classical Ensemble to provide fresh perspectives, and that's what music director Angel Gil-Ordonez and artistic director Joseph Horowitz have planned for Sunday in College Park. "Beyond Flamenco: Finding Spain in Music" is a three-concert presentation that includes a rare opportunity to hear the complete keyboard work Iberia by Isaac Albeniz (with pianist Pedro Carbone); a film/music/poetry/art exploration of the "Europeanization of Spain"; and a program rich in the brilliantly colored music of Manuel de Falla.
If you go -- The performances are at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Stadium Drive and University Boulevard, College Park. Tickets are $7 to $30. Call 301-405-2787 or go to claricesmithcenter.umd.edu.
Margaret Budd recital
The lowdown -- Margaret Budd, one of the shining lights of Baltimore's cultural life, will give an organ recital Sunday on the series she started two decades ago -- Community Concerts at Second. This remarkable series held in the elegant sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church continues to fill the calendar with fine music-making at an unbeatable price -- free. Budd, who has been dubbed the series' "founder and emeritus everything," will play works by Bach, Handel, Albinoni and Messiaen on her recital.
If you go -- The recital is at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St. Free. Call 410-744-4034 or go to communityconcertsatsecond. org.