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Chamber Music Society of Detroit

• The Toronto-based Gryphon Trio, known for its big and bold performances, will perform works by Haydn, Chan Ka Nin, Christos Hatzis, and Mendelssohn. 8 p.m. April 6.

• Twenty-one-year-old award-winning Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov will perform works by Scriabin, Liszt, and Chopin. 8 p.m. April 13. $15-$60.

Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., Beverly Hills; 248-855-6070;  chambermusicdetroit.org.

 

Chamber Music at the Scarab Club

In a springtime concert, mezzo soprano Barbara Bland will be accompanied by a sextet of flute, cello, viola, violin, piano, and harp, performing works such as Au Clair de la Lune, by Jacques de la Presle, the rarely performed Ennanga, by William Grant Still, and other works by d’Indy and Bach. 4 p.m. April 14. $18-$18-$22.

Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, 17150 Maumee Ave., Grosse Pointe; 248-474-8930; scarabclub.org/chambermusic.

 

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings

• The Robert Hurst Ensemble, led by jazz bassist and The Tonight Show band member Robert Hurst, performs. 8 p.m. April 5. $10-$22.

Hagopian World of Rugs, 850 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham. detroitchamberwinds.org.

 

• Combining classical music with storytelling, Musical Tales is a concert for both children and adults. Three children’s fables will be presented in the first half, followed by music-related activities for the kids while the adults enjoy more music in the second half. 3 p.m. April 14. $10-$25.

Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Ave., Birmingham. detroitchamberwinds.org.

 

• In a unique Detroit setting, cellist Debra Fayroian and pianist Luis Resto will combine classical and jazz music. 3 p.m. April 28. $10-$35.

Eastern Market. 2934 Russell St., Detroit.; 248-559-2095; detroitchamberwinds.org.

 

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

• Violinist Karen Gomyo, conducted by Andrew Grams, will perform pieces by Bach and Britten, as well as Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, Jupiter. 8 p.m. April 6.

• Accompanied by the University Musical Society, cellist Lynn Harrell will perform pieces by Mozart, Dvorak, and Ives. 10:45 a.m. April 26. 3 p.m. April 28. $15-$100.

Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org.

 

Wayne State University

•The Campus Band and Concert Band, conducted by Janet McCaskill and Douglas Bianchi, perform. 7:30 p.m. April 3. $5-$8.

Community Arts Auditorium 5451 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-577-1795; dso.org.
 

• Mondays at the Max with Wayne State Choral Showcase, conducted by Norah Duncan IV, Scott Hanioan, and Ann Marie Koukios. 7:30 p.m. April 8.

• Mondays at the Max with Wayne State University Orchestra conducted by Kypros Markou. 7:30 p.m. April 22. $15.

Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5100; dso.org.

 

University Musical Society

The Takács Quartet combines four distinct musical personalities to bring audiences a unique blend of warmth, drama, and humor. The ensemble is returning for its 16th area performance since 1984, with works by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven. 8 p.m. April 12. $24-$50.

Rackham Auditorium, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-2538; ums.org.

 

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