■ Stanford Symphony Orchestra
The Stanford Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Giancarlo Aquilanti and Martín Fraile, performs Nielsen's "Maskarade Overture," Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 5 in E minor," and the premiere of Giancarlo Aquilanti's "Oxford Companion" opera suite today (Nov. 12) at 8 p.m. at Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students. For more information, visit [http//music.stanford.edu/Events/calendar.html music.stanford.edu.
■ Voices of Music
Voices of Music presents "Stylus Phantasticus," 17th-century violin music from Germany and Italy, today (Nov. 12) at First Lutheran Church, Homer Avenue at Webster Street, Palo Alto. Tickets are $$25-$30. For more information, visit www.voicesofmusic.org.