Classical music lovers have a couple of choices that focus on brass instruments.
Boise Baroque will feature Boise Phil principal French horn player Brian Vance, pictured, on the Strauss Concert for Horn and Orchestra, along with Sinfonia in D Major by Fasch and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39. This concert also will get a Canyon County performance as part of the Caldwell Fine Arts series.
7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18 and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise, $25 general, $20 seniors, free for ages 17 and younger with a paying adult. 297-3182, BoiseBaroque.org.
2 p.m. March 19, Saturday, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell. Caldwell: $10-$20 general, $5-$10 for 17 and younger and students with ID. 459-5275, CaldwellFineArts.org.
▪ The Boise Phil Brass Quintet will perform a selection of short pieces by Mozart, “Renaissance Dances” by Susato and Canzone No. 2 by Gabrieli for Chamber 360º. Host Jamey Lamar will guide you through the pieces with touches of history and facts about the composers.
11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 19, St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral, 518 N. 8th St., Boise. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 344-7849, BoisePhil.org.