PROVIDENCE JOURNAL – Aurea Ensemble: University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 105 Upper College Rd., Kingston. 874-2431. Alexey Shabalin conducts “About Time,” an afternoon of contemporary music featuring soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon and the premiere of works of Robert Christiansen, Barbara Kolb and Geoffrey Gibbs, Sun 3 p.m. $12; students $7; seniors (60 and older) $7; children 12 and under free. Get tickets online at eventbrite.com or at the box office starting one hour before the performance.
Chamber Orchestra of Barrington: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 191 County Rd., Barrington. cobsj.org. Edward Markward conducts Albinoni’s Adagio for Strings and Organ, Delibes Le Roi s’amuse and Bizet Symphony in C. Sun 3 p.m. Free.
Ensemble/Parallax Multimedia Concert: Rhode Island College, Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. ensembleparallax.com.
Peyman Farzinpour, conductor, and Kathleen Roland-Silverstein, soprano. Multimedia video art by Wolfgang Lehmann. Works by Salvatore Sciarrino and Patricia Alessandrini. Thu 8 p.m. $20, $10 senior citizens and students.
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra:Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 248-7000, [email protected]. Conductor Bramwell Tovey’s inaugural concert features Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, with guest pianist Yefim Bronfman, Sat 8 p.m. $15-$150.
By Janet Butler