If It’s Not Baroque…

1. The Baroque Festival

December 15 through 19 at various locations

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s talented musicians perform a whole lotta Bach—namely, those indestructibly lovely solo cello suites and the complete Brandenburg concerti.

2. New York Philharmonic

December 20 at Avery Fisher Hall

Expert organist Richard Pare performs Handel’s Concerto No. 10 on a program with the composer’s Water Music and Corelli’s Christmas Concerto.

3. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

December 14 at the Metropolitan Museum

The conductorless ensemble performs Bach cantatas just steps from the museum’s medieval-ish Christmas tree.

If It’s Not Baroque…