From Melia Watras to Wayne Horvitz

Also: Pink Martini with the SSO.

Send classical listings two weeks in advance to Concerts & Events Music for Lunch Pianist Geisa Dutra performs on this free weekly lunchtime recital series at Sherman Clay Showroom, 1624 Fourth Ave., 206-622-7580. Free. 12:15 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 19. Mark Ostrowski All kinds of new chamber works, featuring piano, bass clarinet, and the composer on percussion. Gallery 1412, 1412 18th Ave., 206-322-1533, $5-$15. 8 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 19. Wayne Horvitz Performing with Gravitas, his keyboard/cello/trumpet/bassoon quartet (bassoon? cool!), and presenting the Odeon String Quartet and Bill Frisell in his (indeed glorious) These Hills of Glory. Triple Door, 216 Union St., 206-838-4333,, $18-$20. 7 & 10 p.m. Fri. Oct. 20. Svend Ronning Chamber music by Brahms, Mozart, and Schnittke from this violinist and friends. St. John United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Ave. N., 206-786-1040. Freewill donation. 7 p.m. Fri. Oct. 20. Emerald City Mandolin Quartet The plucked equivalent of a string quartet, in a way, they'll play music by Debussy, Scarlatti, and others. Haller Lake United Methodist Church, 13055 First Ave. N.E., 206-362-5383, Free-will donation. 7:30 p.m. Fri. Oct. 20. Lake Union Chamber Orchestra They're playing Procrustes with Bruckner's expansive Symphony No. 7, stretching the definition of "chamber orchestra" until it snaps and somehow squeezing the required forces onto Town Hall's stage. Christophe Chagnard also conducts Beethoven's Emperor Concerto with soloist George Fiore. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., 800-838-3006,, $8-$14. 7:30 p.m. Fri. Oct. 20. Seattle Symphony Cuban/Parisian group Pink Martini joins the SSO; Carolyn Kuan conducts. Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-215-4747, $25-$65. 8 p.m. Fri. Oct. 20. Seattle Symphony Stravinsky's musical fable The Soldier's Tale on this "Discover Music!" family concert. Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-215-4747, $15-$20. 11 a.m. Sat. Oct. 21 & 28. alexander dunn Music by Regondi and Castelnuovo-Tedesco from this guitarist. Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., 206-297-8788, Free. 2 p.m. Sat. Oct. 21. Bellevue Philharmonic Sergiu Luca plays Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3; Fusao Kajima also conducts Cherubini and Mendelssohn. Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue, 206-325-6500, $10-$30. 7:30 p.m. Sat. Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. Rainier Symphony To open their 26th season, Beethoven, Wagner, and Mozart (the Bassoon Concerto with soloist Brian Rolette). Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton, 7:30 p.m. Sat. Oct. 21; Foster High School, 4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila, 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. $12-$17. 206-781-5618, Tudor Choir The Requiem by Tomas Luis de Victoria, and other Renaissance religious works, led by Doug Fullington. St. Mark's Cathedral, 1245 Tenth Ave. E., 8 p.m. Sat. Oct. 21; St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8398 N.E. 12th St., Medina, 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. $15-$25. 206-323-9415, Barry Lieberman and Friends Chamber music (Beethoven, Schumann, Strauss) with this UW bassist, pianist Tonya Siderius, and cellist Julian Schwarz. Brechemin Auditorium, UW School of Music, 206-685-8384, $10. 2 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. Leslie Martin Violinist Kim Zabelle joins this organist in recital. Thomsen Chapel, St. Mark's Cathedral, 1245 Tenth Ave. E., 206-323-0300, Suggested donation $10. 2 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. seattle philharmonic Adam Stern conducts music by Johann Strauss, Walton, Bizet (his ebullient, teenage Symphony in C), and James Tenney. Meany Hall, UW campus, 206-525-0443, $10-$18. 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. Paul Tegels This organist plays music by Bach, Glass, Hovhaness, and others with trumpeter Zach Lyman. First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 4105 California Ave. S.W., 206-937-2899, $12-$18. 3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. Endre Hegedüs A piano recital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution. Benaroya Recital Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-292-ARTS, $19.50-$30. 7 p.m. Sun. Oct. 22. Diane Meredith Belcher Organ works by Liszt, Messiaen, and others. Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-215-4747, $21-$30. 7:30 p.m. Mon. Oct. 23. Melia Watras SEE BOX. Tuning the Air Improv, original music, and arrangements played each Monday by a 10-piece guitar orchestra. Seattle Circle Performance Space, Trinity Church Annex, 6512 23rd Ave. N.W., Room 329. 206-789-8481, Free. 8 p.m. Mon. Oct. 23. Singing the Now Site-specific improv for vocal quartet, wandering as they sing, starting at the Redmond City Hall lobby, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond. 206-296-7580, Free. 9 a.m. Tues. Oct. 24. John Williams and John Etheridge Two guitarists, performing solo and together. Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-215-4747, $22-$73. 7:30 p.m. Tues. Oct. 24. dxarts Music, video, and dance from the UW's Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media. Meany Hall, UW campus, 7:30 p.m. Tues. Oct. 24. Alexander Kobrin Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, and Schumann from this Van Cliburn Competition gold-medal pianist. Meany Hall, UW campus, 206-543-4880, $33. 8 p.m. Wed. Oct. 25. Opera Seattle Opera Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers. SEE REVIEW, McCaw Hall, Seattle Center, 206-389-7676, $41-$135. Various dates and times. Ends Sat. Oct. 28.

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