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The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's season begins Sept. 21 with Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Serenade to Music," Jennifer Hidgon's "Dooryard Bloom," and Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9" (Sept. 21, 23-24). Other highlights of the season include: Gustav Holst's "The Planets," a suite of seven pieces (left out Earth, Pluto not yet discovered nor subsequently demoted) (Oct. 5-7). And a Vivaldi, Brahms, Tchaikovsky concert with guest conductor and violinist Itzhak Perlman (Nov. 15-16, 19). Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4949.

The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra has a new music director, British-born but longtime Atlantan Fyodor Cherniavsky. He opens his first season with "Happy Birthday Wolfie & Dmitri!", a concert of works by Mozart and Shostakovich (Sept. 26, 8 p.m.). Alvin Singleton will come to Atlanta for "Meet the Composer," featuring the contemporary composer's "An Idea Is a Piece of Cloth" (Nov. 14, 8 p.m.). $10-$20. Georgia Perimeter College's Clarkston Campus, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive. 678-891-3565.

A doubleheader kicks off the Atlanta Opera's fall season with Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (you know, the one with the clowns), and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, based on a collection of bawdy poems written by 13th-century clergy (Oct. 5, 7-8). Then it's time for a trim with Rossini's The Barber of Seville (Nov. 9, 11-12). Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Ave. 404-881-8885.

Get steamy with the Capitol City Opera for their production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Andre Previn's operatic adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play. $20-$25. Sept. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Sept. 17, 3 p.m. Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road. 404-454-6213.

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra will start the season with a "Mozart Celebration," featuring three of the composer's works and violinist Karen Clarke. $15-$25. Sept. 24, 3 p.m. Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road. 770-537-0744.

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