Events happening the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3 include concerts by Seattle Symphony, Ladies Musical Club and the Seattle Improvised Music Festival.
Seattle Symphony: Mendelssohn and Schubert
What does genius sound like when it’s brand-new? Find out in this concert, in which you’ll hear works by Mendelssohn at 21 (The Hebrides) and Schubert at a mere 19 (Symphony No. 5). Also on the bill: Ravel’s “Le tombeau de Couperin” and Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D major. James Feddeck will be the guest conductor; Alexei Lubimov will be the guest pianist. 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, Benaroya Hall, Seattle; tickets from $22 (206-215-4747 or seattlesymphony.org).
Ladies Musical Club: Free First Thursday at SAM
Ladies Musical Club of Seattle kicks off February with an early Valentine: a free concert of music by Beethoven and Shostakovich for violin, cello and piano at noon on Thursday,…