Cleveland Orchestra — 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; and Massimo La Rosa, trombone. Program: Rachmaninoff, The Isle of the Dead; Rota, Trombone Concerto; and Prokofiev, Symphony No. 6. $31-$119. 216-231-1111, 800-686-1141 or go to www.clevelandorchestra.com.
Akron Symphony Orchestra presents Bach’s Brandenburgs — 8 p.m. Saturday, E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. Program: Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 and Brandenburg Concerto No. 5; and Handel, Water Music Suite No. 1. $32-$52. For tickets, go to www.akronsymphony.org.
University of Akron Faculty Recital: Bass-Baritone Frank Ward — 3 p.m. Sunday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave. Free. 330-972-8301.
Kent State University Orchestra — 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive, Kent State University. Highlighting the undergraduate and graduate concerto competition winners. $10, $5 students with ID, free for full-time Kent campus undergraduate students. 330-672-2787.
Cello Day at the University of Akron — 6 p.m. Tuesday, Choral Room of Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave. Free. To register, call 330-972-6204.
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano — 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oberlin College, Finney Chapel, 90 N. Professor St., Oberlin. Program: Brahms, Rhapsodies, Op. 79; Liszt, Fantasia on Ad Nos, Ad salutarem undam, S. 259; Scriabin, Opera 57, Opera 63, No. 2, and Vers la Flamme, Opera 72; Chopin, Fantasy, Op. 49 and Scherzo, Op. 31. $42, $37 seniors/Oberlin staff and faculty, $15 students. All tickets $3 more at the door. 800-371-0178 or www.oberlin.edu/arseries.