CLASSICAL, SACRED MUSIC

  • BACH AROUND THE CLOCK: 7 p.m. Friday through midnight Saturday; Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Eighteenth annual celebration of Bach’s birthday, with music of all types, yoga, dance and a silent movie featuring hundreds of performers. Coffee, refreshments and security provided. Come and go as you wish. Sleeping bags welcome Friday. (504) 670-2520. trinityartistseries.com.
  • ROCK & WORSHIP ROADSHOW: 7 p.m., Friday, Lakefront Arena, UNO, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Featuring Newsboys, Jeremy Camp and Mandisa, Phil Wickham, Family Force 5, Audio Adrenaline, Danny Gokey, Citizen Way and speaker Shaun Groves. $10, $50 VIP. (888) 483-0018. theRoadShowTour.com.
  • “THE SUN NEVER SETS — A REQUIEM”: 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church, 7100 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. The New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra, featuring the Voices of New Orleans Choir, present movements from requiems by Mozart, Rutter, Faure and Verdi, plus music from Enigma Variations, “Nimrod” and “Dr. Who.” Under the direction of Chris Bergeron and co-director Joseph Cieslak. Donations accepted. novorchestra.com.
  • “DOO WOP” CONCERTS: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Fuhrmann Auditorium, 317 Jefferson Ave., Covington. The Northshore Performing Arts Society plan retro-music concerts that will have attendees clapping and jumping and wanting to dance in the aisles, thinking of bobby socks and poodle skirts, record players and old 45’s. $20, under 10 free. npas.info or Braswell’s on La. 21, Covington.
  • NEW ORLEANS YOUTH ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT: 3 p.m. Sunday, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Jean Montes the ensembles of the organization. (504) 861-1801. gnoyo.org.
  • NEW ORLEANS CONCERT BAND MID-SPRING CONCERT: 3 p.m. Sunday, UNO Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Dr. Charles Taylor conducts the organization in a variety of works, including Handel, Lauridsen and Broadway medleys. neworleansconcertband.org.
  • “LE CHEMIN DE LA COIX” ORGAN PERFORMANCE: 6 p.m. Sunday, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Organist Pierre Queval is joined by narrator Ron Guidry for the performance of Marcel Dupre’s work, a series of musical commentaries on Paul Claudel’s poem on the Stations of the Cross. (504) 525-9585.
  • “KEYS FOR THE KINGDOM”: 6 p.m. Sunday, Metairie Baptist Church, 401 Codifer Blvd., Metairie. Seven keyboardists, four pianos and an organ with music for the Easter season. (504) 835-2611.
  • LENTEN JAZZ VESPERS: 9 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Singer Anais St. John leads the brief meditation during the season. (504) 670-2520. trinityartistseries.com.
  • “MYSTERY SONATAS”: 7 p.m. March 24, Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. Violinist Kate Withrow will perform the rarely-heard sonatas in a multi-sensory meditation on the Holy Rosary featuring artwork by fifteen local artists inspired by each of the rosaries by Patti Adams, Errol Barron, Jack Bartlett, Michael Chambers, Jean Geraci, David Goodman, Mary Hardy, Cathy Hegman, Francesca Koerner, Miriam Lilje, Adam Mysock, Anastasia Pelias, Josephine Sacabo, Tony Saladino and Noah Saterstrom. Accompanied by Jack Gardner, harpsichord, and Philip von Maltzahn, cello. $25, $15 students, seniors. (504) 322-8995. marignyoperahouse.org.
  • “ST. JOHN PASSION”: 7 p.m. March 25, St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 923 Josephine St., New Orleans. Symphony Chorus New Orleans presents the J.S. Bach piece. $20 and up. (504) 525-2111. symphonychorus.org.