1. New York Philharmonic
September 13 at Avery Fisher Hall
If you missed the brilliant Emanuel Ax at Mostly Mozart, Ax and the superb Yefim Bronfman will start the fall off right, playing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos, broadcast live on PBS. It’s an ivory dream team.
2. New York City Opera
September 13 at New York State Theater
A new production of Handel’s Semele, based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses, stars the wonderful soprano Elizabeth Futral in the title role.
3. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
September 18 at the Metropolitan Museum
The rising young Dutch violinist Janine Jansen joins the conductorless ensemble.