7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 24
First Baptist Church, 16333 Hwy. 1085, Covington, 523-6530; www.lpomusic.com
8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 25
Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 523-6530; www.lpomusic.com
Musical director Carlos Miguel Prieto (pictured) conducts acclaimed guest pianist Jorge Federico Osorio and the Louisiana Philharmonic Symphony in a season opening presentation of classics. The program includes Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor," Handel's Music for Royal Fireworks and Respighi's Fountains of Rome and Roman Festivals. Tickets $15-$95.