Classical, December

Yiwen Lu performs with the Shanghai Quartet at Montclair State University, Dec. 16.

Dec. 14: Vienna Boys Choir at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 15: Handel’s Messiah at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Erin Wall, soprano; Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Michael Sumuel, bass-baritone; Montclair State University Singers; members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Xian Zhang.
Dec. 15: Westminster Concert Bell Choir at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 16: Shanghai Quartet with Yiwen Lu at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Works by Felix Mendelssohn, Wen De Qing, Liu Tian Hua, George Gao and Chen Yi.
Dec. 17: Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Xian Zhang at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 17: Monmouth Civic Chorus, “Joy to the World: Messiah & More” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Dec. 17: Le Leslange des Plaisirs (James Day, violin, Carolyn Ellman, cello, and Kathleen Scheide, fortepiano) at 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center, Ewing.  Works by J.C.F. Bach, Balbastre, Corrette, Haydn and Schubert.
Dec. 17: The Grace Church Choirs: Candlelight Evensong at Grace Church, Madison.
Dec. 18: Bach’s Brandenbergs, featuring members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and others at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.
Dec. 31: “Salute to Vienna” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 31: New Jersey Capital Philharmonic Orchestra at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton.