“Sessions: Italian Baroque Music from the Jewish Ghetto.” Classical KDFC and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra present music of 17th-century Jewish composer Salamone Rossi. Wine included. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 8 p.m. $25.


“For a Look or a Touch.” Preview of Jake Heggie’s choral opera about two gay Jewish men trying to survive persecution during the Holocaust, presented by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 3 p.m. Included with museum admission. Heggie’s opera will have its S.F. premiere April 1 and 2 as part of the full Gay Men’s Chorus concert “Passion,” presented in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera, American Conservatory Theater and CJM. At Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave, S.F. 8 p.m. $25-$90. (See story, 23)

“Songs of a Jewish Cowboy.” Petaluma Jewish cowboy Scott Gerber sings songs in Yiddish. Part of Congregation Beth Am’s 60th anniversary celebration. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 2 p.m. Free.


“Getting to Know You: Jewish Angles on the Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein.” Nancy Fox plays piano and tells stories about the legendary Broadway duo. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 1 p.m. $15.