Wooster Symphony Orchestra premieres Night Falls in the Garden of the Hesperides — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Scheide Music Center, 525 E. University St., College of Wooster. $5. For tickets, call 330-263-2419.
Kent State University’s Fall Opera Scenes Program: Singing Outside the Box — 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wright-Curtis Theatre, Theatre Drive, Kent State University. The show looks at scenes from Mozart, Bizet, Handel and many more. $15, $13 seniors and KSU faculty and staff, $8 non-KSU students, $5 children, free for full-time KSU undergraduate students. 330-672-2787.
Akron Symphony Orchestra Pops Series: Salute to Those Who Serve — 8 p.m. Saturday, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. Featuring: Christopher Wilkins, conductor; Alvy Powell, bass baritone and Akron Symphony Chorus. $25-$55. 330-535-131, 330-972-7570 or www.ticketmaster.com.
University of Akron Symphonic Band — 8 p.m. Monday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., University of Akron. Free. 330-972-8301.
Tuesday Musical: Brooklyn Rider & Bela Fleck — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. $25, $45 and $55. 330-761-3460 and www.tuesdaymusical.org.
The Contemporaries Series: Cameron Carpenter — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. $26.50, $11.50 for University of Akron students. 330-975-7570 or www.uaevents.com.
University of Akron Guitar Ensemble — 8 p.m. Wednesday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., UA. Free. 330-972-8301.