The Hit Men, former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Gerry Polci and Lee Shapiro, Fri., Nov. 13, 8 p.m., tickets $55; The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Violinist Eriko Sato, Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series, Fri., Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Rd., Scarsdale, N.Y.; adm. $18, $15 srs., free for students 18 and younger; 914-723-1169.

Chris Coogan and the Good News Gospel Choir Fall Season Benefit Concert, Sat., Nov. 14, 5 p.m., with special guest performers from the Stevens Memorial AME Church Choir of South Salem, N.Y., at Calvary Baptist Church, 22 Concord St.,Norwalk; gen. adm. $20, seniors $15, families of 3 or more $30; info., 203-454-4695.

Pianist Awadagin Pratt, presented by The Schubert Club, Sat., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $40, $30, $15/for students 6-18; Greenwich Library Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich; res., [email protected] or visit schubertclub.org or call 203-966-5520.

Connecticut Symphonic Winds, A Latin Fantasy, Sat., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., at Roger Ludlowe Middle School, 689 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield; free adm.; info., ctsymphonicwinds.org.

Donna The Buffalo and Peter Rowan, Sat., Nov. 14, 8 p.m.; tickets $37.50; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-325-4466.

The [email protected]: The Celebration Concert, hosted by Paul Shaffer, Sat., Nov. 14, at 8, with the auditorium’s featured companies: New England Ballet, Fairfield County Children’s Choir, Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, students from the ASK programs, All Stars Project of Bridgeport, jazz musician Joel Martin, and more; The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport; tickets $75, $40 $25, and $15; info., [email protected] or call 800-424-0160.

The Von Trapps: The Next Generation, with The Band Dakota, Sat., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., $30; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St.; thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.

Stamford Symphony Orchestra, Principally Beethoven, Sat., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 15, 3 p.m., with pianist Yevgeny Sudbin playing the Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor; tickets start at $22; Kids Come Free (under 18) on Sunday; free lecture one hour before concerts; free MusiKids program, Sun. at 2; Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; res., stamfordsymphony.org or 203-325-4466.

Decoda, chamber ensemble, Sun., Nov. 15, 3-5 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport; presented by Westport Arts Center; westportartscenter.org or 203-222-7070.

An Afternoon in Old Vienna, a chamber music performance by Orin Grossman and Friends, Sun., Nov. 15, 3 p.m.; Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University; tickets $35, $30, and $25; quickcenter.com or 1-877-ARTS-396.

Community Sing-Alongs, Sundays 3-4 p.m., Nov. 15, Jan. 10, March 6, May 8, with Faith Ferry, Deborah Katchko-Gray and Edwin Taylor, musical hosts; Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St.; info., email [email protected].

New Haven Symphony, Brothers in Arts, featuring Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James,  Sun., Nov. 15, 3 p.m., Clune Auditorium, Wilton High School, Rte. 7; Gala Performance celebrating Veterans Day; tickets $135, $75 for veterans; newhavensymphony.org.

Fall Concerts at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y.; caramoor.org or 914-232-1252: Aizuri Quartet, Sun., Nov. 15, 4 p.m.; Edward Arron & Friends, Sun., Nov. 22, 4 p.m.; Holiday Tea Musicale, Thur., Dec. 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, at 2 p.m., Music Room;

Acoustic Celebration, fall season, Sunday concerts at 4 p.m.  in St. Stephen’s North Hall, 351 Main St., Ridgefield; $20 in advance, $25 at door; reservations: acousticcelebration.org under events 2015-16, paypal receipt is ticket: Peter Mulvey, Nov. 15; Ellis Paul, Dec. 13.

New York Polyphony, young male vocal ensemble, Sun., Nov. 15, 4 p.m., Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Westport; tickets $35, $25; children under 18, $15; res., chtwestport.org/tickets or call 203-227-0827.

Jon McLaughlin, Sun., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., $25; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Colin Hay, Sun., Nov. 15, 8 p.m., $45; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Broadway Sings!, benefit concert for Broadway Method Academy, Mon., Nov. 16, 5:30-9:30 p.m., begins with cash bar cocktail hour, followed by silent auction and performance; Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; info., 203-675-3526 or broadwaymethodacademy.com.

Oneppo Chamber Music Series: The Dover String Quartet, Tues., Nov. 17, 7:30; works by Dvorak and Berg, as well as Schubert; Yale School of Music Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall, 470 College St., New Haven; tickets $26, $13/students; 203-432-4158.

Little Hurricane & July Talk, Wed., Nov. 18, 7:30; $15; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Assembly of Dust, Thur., Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., $25; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

All-Ireland button accordionist Patty Furlong with the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Irish music session, Thur., Nov. 19, 7:45 p.m., free session, St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford; info., 203-257-8737.

Children of the Light jazz trio, Thur., Nov. 19, 8 p.m., tickets $40, $35, $30; Quick Center of the Arts, Fairfield University; quickcenter.com or 1-877-ARTS-396.

The 2015 Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition: Semi-Finals, 48 contestants, Sat., Nov. 21, 10-6, free adm.; Finals, six performers, Sun., Nov. 22, 2-6 p.m. (ticketed event $35/adults, free children and students); First Church Fairfield, 148 Beach Rd., Fairfield; info., camusic.org/tickets

Piano recital by Christopher Jessup, 17, of Darien, to benefit Friends of Animals, Sat., Nov. 21, 7:15 p.m., Darien Town Hall auditorium, 2 Renshaw Rd.; sugg. donation min. $25; to reserve seat, call 203-656-1522 x2123 by Nov. 18.

Raise the Roof Concert featuring Feedback, Sat., Nov. 21, doors open at 7:30; tickets $20; Congregation B’nai Torah, 5700 Main St., Trumbull; bnaitorahct.org or 203-268-6940.

Ricki Lee Jones, Sat. Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., $85; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Westchester Oratorio Society, J.S. Bach’s Magnificat and Francis Poulenc’s Gloria, Sat., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, N.Y., 605 Millwood Rd.; tickets $15/student, $25/general, $40/preferred, in advance, or $30 general and $50 preferred at the door; westchesteroratorio.org or call 914-763-8462.

Greenwich Symphony with guest soprano Halley Gilbert, Sat., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 22, 4 p.m.; Joseph Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne, also Haydn’s Symphony No. 86 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4; tickets $35/adults, $10/students; Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Rd.; res., greenwichsymphony.org or 203-869-2664.

Newtown Friends of Music: The Euclid Quartet, Sun., Nov. 22, 3 p.m.; tickets $25 (students K-12 free w/ticket-holding adult); Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown; info., res., 203-426-6470.

Connecticut Master Chorale, Holiday Prelude Concert, Sun., Nov. 22, 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury; $20 in adv., $25 at the door; doors open at 2:15; call 203-743-0473 or visit cmchorale.org.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Edmar Castaneda Trio, Sun., Nov. 22, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.; reg. recommended (arrive by 3:50), wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

The Sebastians Baroque Orchestra, Sun., Nov. 22, 5 p.m., music by Vivaldi, Purcell and Blow, along with recently discovered Handel Gloria and Vivaldi’s Folia; St. Barnabas Church, 954 Lake Ave., Greenwich; tickets $40, info. at stbarnabasgreenwich.org.

Steve Hackett (of Genesis), Sun., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.; $75; Fairfield Theatre Company Warehouse, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

 

 

Darlene Love: A Darlene Love Christmas — Love for the Holidays, Sun., Nov. 22, 7 p.m., $60; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Paradise Waits, Mon., Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m.; $10; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

WCSU Percussion Ensemble, conducted by David Smith, Mon., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center on the West. Conn. Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; res., 203-837-8732.

WCSU Chamber Singers, and the Concert Choir, Tues., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.,  Performing Arts Center on the West. Conn. Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; res., 203-837-8732.

Willie Nile, Wed., Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m., $30; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution, Fri., Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., tickets $28; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Caravan of Thieves, Sat., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.,  tickets $28; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Granite State Ringers, holiday concert on Sat., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.; free; Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 160 Hill Farm Rd., Fairfield; info., oursaviours.net or 203-255-0545.

Orchestra New England “Concert of Mufick,” Sat., Nov. 28, 8 p.m., Haydn’s Symphony No. 92 in G Major, arias by Mozart and Handel, sung by bass-baritone Pawel Konik, Bach organ work played by Wesley Hall and Mozart piano concerto played by Gary Chapman on fortepiano; tickets $35, $20, $5 student rush tickets; United Church on the Green, corner Temple and Elm Streets, New Haven; dinner at 6 at the Graduate Club, $45; orchestranewengland.org or 203-777-4690.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble Jazz in the Nave, a concert to benefit the Kent Food Bank, Sun., Nov. 29, 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church, 1 North Main St., Kent; tickets $25; shermanchamberensemble.org or call 860-355-5930.

Southern Soul Assembly, Sun., Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., tickets $48; Fairfield Theatre Company Warehouse, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Swingin’ in the Season, proceeds to benefit Make-A-Wish CT, Tues., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., tickets $25; Fairfield Theatre Company Stage One, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Horowitz Piano Series: Melvin Chen, Wed., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., music by Schubert and contemp. composers; Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall, 470 College St., New Haven; tickets from $13; 203-432-4158.

Eric Burdon & The Animals, Wed., Dec. 2, 7:30; tickets $65; Fairfield Theatre Company The Warehouse, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Blood, Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m., tickets $70; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

New Duke, Thur., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., tickets $22; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

WCSU Orchestra, Thur., Dec. 3, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; ticket, info., 203-837-8732.

Latin Dance Party, a CT Challenge benefit by Band Together, Fri., Dec. 4, 7:30; tickets $29; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

New Duke, reinterpreting the music of Duke Ellington, Fri., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall, 470 College St., New Haven; tickets start at $20, students $10; 203-432-0822.

Frankensax and Jazz Ensemble and the SCSU Jazz Ensemble, Fri., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, info., 203-837-8732.

Hollywood Allstars Very Special Holiday Concert, Fri., Dec. 4, 9 p.m. (doors open at 7), 10 touring musicians led by Steve Gaspar, tickets, $40/table seating, $30/theater seating; at The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport; thebijoutheatre.com or 203-332-3228.

John Pizzarelli performing Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration, Fri., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., tickets $25-$65; Stamford Center for the Arts Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., palacestamford.org or 203-325-4466.

The Recorder Society of Connecticut, Sat., Dec. 5, 10-12:30 playing session for intermediate and high intermediate players (doors open at 9:30) at Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Rd./Rte. 7, Ridgefield; info., 203-810-4831 or 203-221-7693.

Greenwich Choral Society’s Christmas concert, Christmas Blessings, Sat., Dec. 5, at 4 and Sun., Dec. 6, at 2:30 and 5; works by Bach and Vivaldi, with a baroque-size orchestra and quarteet of soloists; Christ Church Greenwich, 254 East Putnam Ave.; tickets info. email admingreenwichchoralsociety.org or call 203-622-5136.

The Alternate Routes, Sat., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., tickets $25; Fairfield Theatre Company Stage One, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra: A Holiday Celebration, Sat., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., tickets start at $25; Anne S. Richardson Auditorium, Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Rd./Rte. 116; ridgefieldsymphony.org or 203-438-3889.

The Irish Rovers Holiday Show, Sat., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., tickets $40; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

WCSU Opera, Opera Scenes: Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein, Sat., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, info, 203-837-8732.

Stratford Community Concert Band Holiday Concert, Sun., Dec. 6, 2 p.m., Baldwin Senior Ctr., 1000 West Broad St., Stratford; info, 203-556-4097.

Holiday Jazz featuring Frankensax, the WCSU Jazz Ensemble and the WCSU Jazz Orchestra,  Sun., Dec. 6, 3 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, info., 203-837-8732.

Camerata d’Amici Christmas Concert, Sun., Dec. 6, 4 p.m., tickets $25; South Salem Presbyterian Church, 111 Spring St., South Salem, N.Y.

Vanessa Carlton, Tues., Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $35; Fairfield Stage Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Kenny G Holiday Concert, Tues., Dec. 8, 8 p.m., tickets $155, $110, $95; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Delta Rae’s Winter Acoustic Tour, A Holiday Celebration, Wed., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., tickets $25; Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Wizards of Winter: A Trans Siberian Orchestra Experience, Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m., tickets $45; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.