The Next Generation

1. Deborah Voigt

May 3 at Carnegie Hall; 882 Seventh Ave. at 57th St.; 212-247-7800

The diva is best known for lending her soprano to traditional opera (see Peter G. Davis’s review); this week, she’ll join the American Composers Orchestra for a performance of the avant-garde Erotic Spirits, Stephen Paulus’s work that uses text from Sappho and the Song of Songs.

2. Les Zephires

May 7 at Riverside Church; 490 Riverside Dr. at 120th St.; 212-870-6700

Young sopranos Rachel Helen Coupe and Arlene Travis perform an intimate springtime concert focusing on the French Baroque.

3. Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble

May 7 at the Oratory Church of St. Boniface

New York composer extraordinaire John Corigliano inspires a program of works by the next generation of New York composers.

The Next Generation