"A NIGHT AT THE OPERA," -- Sept. 17. Martinez Opera Contra Costa presents tenor Antonio Nagore, soprano Duana Demus, mezzo soprano Jennifer Kosharky and baritone Torlef Borstine. Event takes place at Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Dr., Danville.
BERKELEY CITY CLUB
"Trio Brillante," Sept. 14, 8 p.m. Performing works by Glinka, Francaix, Mendelssohn and Mozart. $12.50-$25.
2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley. (510) 848-7800, www.berkeleycityclub.com.<
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BERKELEY
Burke Schuchmann and Brian Ganz, Sept. 10, 8 p.m. Cello and piano, with guest flutist Yael Ronen. Works by Beethoven, Barber, Bruch, Chopin and Haydn. $18-$25. (510) 234-4502.
2407 Dana St., Berkeley. <
HERTZ HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
"Annual Noon Concert Series," Sept. 15, Noon. Angela Arnold, soprano, and Michael Orland, piano, perform works by Mozart, Debussy, Leo Blech, William Grant Still, Adolphus Hailstork and Hall Johnso. Free.
Bancroft Way and College Ave., Berkeley. (510) 642-4864, www.music.berkeley.edu.<
LIVERMORE VALLEY OPERA
"Opera Live!" Sept. 14, Noon. Soprano Jillian Boye and baritone Sascha Joggerst perform a variety of selections at the grand opening of the new Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton. Free.
"Opera Live! At the Livermore Public Library," Sept. 19, 2 p.m. Meet and hear the stars of Livermore Valley Opera's season opening production, "Don Giovanni.'' Concert takes place at the Livermore Library, Civic Center Branch, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. Free.
Livermore Performing Arts Theater, 600 Maple St., Livermore. (925) 960-9210, (925) 417-5070, www.livermorevalleyopera.com.<
ST. JOHN'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ellen Hargis and Paul O'Dette, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. Works from 17th century Venetian and Roman composers. $25-$28.
2727 College Ave., Berkeley. (510) 845-6830, www.stjohns.presbychurch.net.<