ASTON MAGNA FESTIVAL

July 6 - Works of Mozart and Haydn. Nancy Armstrong, soprano; Peter Sykes, keyboard.

July 13 - Works of J.S. Bach and Vivaldi. Sharon Baker, soprano, and Stephen Hammer, soloist, joined by instrumental ensemble led by violinist Daniel Stepner.

July 20 - Claudio Monteverdi's madrigals of love and war. Instrumental music of Baroque composers Salomone Rossi and Biagio Marini also be featured.

July 27 - Jean-Philippe Rameau's "Concerts en Trio." With harpsichordist John Gibbons.

Aug. 3 - Baroque feast of Bach, Handel and Correlli. Soprano Dominique Labelle and trumpeter Josh Cohen.

•Concerts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 at door; discounts available. St. James Episcopal Church, 352 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass. Information: 413-528-3595, 800-875-7156; www.astonmagna.org. Each Aston Magna concert also is performed on Fridays from July 5 through Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. For information and tickets, call 845-758-7425.

BERKSHIRE CHORAL FESTIVAL

July 13 - Evening at the Opera: Excerpts from Mozart's "Idomeneo," Britten's "Peter Grimes" and choruses from Great Italian Operas. Conductor Nicholas Cleobury.

July 20 - Brahms' "Schicksalslied" and Orff's "Carmina Burana." Conductor Duain Wolfe.

July 27 - Haydn: "The Creation." Conductor J. Reilly Lewis.

Aug. 3 - Verdi: "Four Sacred Pieces"; Handel: "Zadok the Priest"; and Mozart: "Coronation Mass." Conductor Vance George.

Aug. 10 - Brahms' "Requiem." Conductor Jane Glover.

•Concerts are at 8 p.m. Pre-concerts discussions held 6:45 p.m. (free). Tickets: $22-$32; subscriptions available. Berkshire School, Rovensky Concert Shed, Route 41, Sheffield, Mass. Information: 413-229-1999; www.choralfest.org.

CONNECTICUT CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY

June 16 - "Guitar Summer Sizzler"

•Concert starts 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 adults, half-price for students. Father's Day bonus: tickets for all fathers accompanied by family member will be $10. Autorino Auditorium at St. Joseph College, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford. Information: 860-249-7041.

CONNECTICUT EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL

June 14 - "Vivaldi's Venice," 8 p.m. Tickets: $18 or $24. St. Mary's Church (Norwich), 70 Central Ave.