Sept. 30-Oct. 1
- Venezualan Gabriela Montero is the guest pianist at the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's presentation of Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto this week in New Orleans and Covington.
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is the special guest for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's 2011-2012 opening concerts in Covington and New Orleans. She'll perform Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in a program highlighted by Mahler's Symphony No. 1. Tickets $20-$98. 7:30 p.m. Friday. First Baptist Church, 16333 Hwy. 1085, Covington; 8 p.m. Saturday, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 523-6530; www.lpomusic.com