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Boston premiere

 

The New England Philharmonic Orchestra will present “From Bruckner to the Moon” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 at the Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.

 

The program will include the Boston premiere of Melinda Wagner’s “Proceed, Moon,” “Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra” by Francis Poulenc, featuring Leslie Amper and Randall Hodgkinson, duo piano, and Anton Bruckner’s “Symphony No. 3 in D minor.”

 

General admission is $40, $25 for seniors and $10 for students.

 

Further information can be found at www.nephilharmonic.org or by calling 855- 463-7445.

 

Piano concertos

 

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 The Fenway, will present piano virtuoso Gleb Ivanov in concert at 3 p.m. on March 3 and 10.

 

Ivanov will play Sergei Prokofiev’s “Complete Piano Sonatas: Part I” on March 3 followed by the “Complete Piano Sonatas: Part II” on March 10.

 

A sought-after soloist, Ivanov has performed a wide range of repertoire with orchestras including the Symphony Orchestras of Missouri, West Michigan, Eastern Connecticut, Southwest Florida, Las Cruces, Grand Rapids, Springfield and Napa Valley, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. He also performed with the Moscow State Orchestra, the Kremlin Orchestra and at the Pushkin, Glinka and Scriabin Museums in Moscow.

 

Tickets are $31 adults, $28 seniors, $19 members and $15 students and children, ages 7 to 17, and include general admission to the museum’s galleries and the special exhibition gallery.

 

Visit www.gardnermuseum.org or call 617- 566-1401 for more information and to purchase tickets.

 

Youth symphony orchestra

 

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Young Peoples’ String Orchestra and Preparatory Winds will perform at 1 p.m. and the Junior Repertory Orchestra and Brass Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at Boston University’s Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.

 

The YPSO will perform Boyce’s “Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major;” “Danse Macabre” by Saint-Saens; “Tonight” from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein; and Piazzolla’s “Libertango.” The PW and Preparatory Winds Brass will play the Overture to Weill’s “Little Threepenny Music;” Elgar’s “Enigma Variations” and works by Reicha, Schubert and Verdi.

 

The JRO and Brass ensemble will play Mozart’s Overture to “Die Zauberflöte” and Borodin’s “Polovetsian Dances” from “Prince Igor.”

 

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors for each concert. Visit www.bysoweb.org or call 617-353- 3348 for more details.

 

Photo, film and video

 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design will host a panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 in the Trustees Room, Tower Building, 631 Huntington Ave. as part of the lecture series featuring MassArt artists and scholars.

 

Speakers Tatyana Bronstein, Michael Sheridan and Chelsea Polk, with moderator Rebecca Morrison, will explore “Photo, Film, Video: Media Matters.”

 

Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Visit www.massart.edu or call 617-879- 7200 for more information.

 

Music at the museum

 

The Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., will present Bells Atlas in concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8.

 

The Oakland-based Bells Atlas blends R&B, psychedelia, jazz and pop. The band has shared the stage with acts such as Hiatus Kaiyote, Bilal, Meshell Ndegeocello, W. Kamau Bell, Angélique Kidjo, NPR’s Snap Judgment and more. They recently finished a sold-out tour supporting Bermuda Triangle, a side-project of Alabama Shakes lead singer Brittany Howard.

 

Tickets are $16 for members and $20 for non-members.

 

Visit www.mfa.org/programs/music or call 617-267-9300 for more information.

 

Beethoven symphony

 

The Handel and Hayden Society will perform Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave.

 

The program will also feature Mozart’s Overture to “The Magic Flute” and the “Clarinet Concerto No. 1” by Carl Maria von Weber.

 

A pre-concert conversation, “Musically Speaking,” with Teresa Neff will be held 45 minutes before each concert.

 

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.handelandhaydn.org or call 617-266-3605.