Music & dance

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saturday   |   6

Opera San Jose Ensemble. Soloists perform songs by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. At Oshman Family JCC, Albert and Janet Shultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8 p.m. $15-$20. www.paloaltojcc.org.

The Pink Triangle Project concert. Premiere of Stefan Heucke’s piece commemorating homosexual victims of the Holocaust. With Susan Eischeld on oboe and more. At Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F. 8 p.m. $14-$17. www.pinktriangleproject.com.

The Qadim Ensemble. Jewish and Arabic band performs world music. At Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St., S.F. $15-$20. www.eliyahusills.com.

sunday   |   7

Israeli folk dancing. Taught by Rachel Tischler. At Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos. 12:30 p.m. $5. www.shirhadash.org.

saturday   |   13

“Psalm Enchanted Evening.” Cantor Pamela Sawyer and Eleanor Choen performing psalms set by Italian composer Salomone Rossi and others. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $10-$36.

sunday   |   14

Jewish Music Arts Benefit for Haiti. With Jewish artists Saul Kaye, Elana Jagoda and Israeli reggae artist Queen Makedah. At Humanist Hall, 390 27th St., Oakland. 4-9 p.m. www.jewishmusic4haiti.eventbrite.com.