Amato Opera, 319 Bowery, corner of 2nd St., 212-228-8200, www.amato.org: LA FORZA DEL DESTINO, In Italian. Fri., Sat. & Sun., March 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 & April 1. Times vary. Tickets are $35, $28 students, children & seniors.
Arium, 31 Little West 12th St., bet 9th Ave. & Washington St., 212-463-8630, firstname.lastname@example.org: CLASSICAL MUSIC PERFORMANCES, Sundays featuring Inna Faliks on Jan. 21 from 4-7pm and Vassily Primakov on Jan. 28 from 4-7pm & Feb. 4 at 4pm. $40, includes wine and hors doeuvres.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery bet Bleecker & Houston, www.bowerypoetry.com: RAH! RAH!, Hear live jazz focusing on the music and spirit of Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Thurs., Jan. 25 at 8pm. $10.
Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., bet W. 4th St. & Bleecker, 212-989-9319, www.corneliastreetcafe.com: Check online for upcoming events.
Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St.; 212-206-9777: WHIRLED MUSIC, Series presents artists performing Jazz, Blues, New Soul, Bluegrass and more. Takes place nightly. No cover.
La Mama Annex, 74 A E. 4th St., 212-475-7710, www.lamama.org: CONCRETE, An opera by Robert Ashley featuring money, secrets, bravery and love - its all a gamble. Jan. 17-21 at 8pm. $20-$15.
North River Music, Greenwich House Music School, Rene Weiler Concert Hall, 46 Barrow St., 212-242-4770, www.gharts.org: ROBERT CUCKSON, A program of chamber music including several premiere performances. Thurs., Jan. 25 at 8pm. $15, $10 students & seniors.
The New York Howl, Hear the group perform live during their three week residency at Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery at Spring St. Fri., Jan. 19 & 26. RSVP to email@example.com for free or discounted admission. www.myspace.com/thenewyorkhowl.
Salmagundi Club, 47 5th Ave. at 12th St., 212-255-7740, www.salmagundi.org: CANTA LIBRE CHAMBER MUSIC ORCHESTRA, Featuring works by Mozart, Debussy and all styles and periods in the classical repertoire from Baroque to 20th century. Sat., Jan. 27th at 2pm. $20, free to members. An optional High Tea will follow from 3-5pm, $20.
Sweet Rhythm, 88 7th Ave. South at Bleecker, 212-255-3626: Jazz vocalist Judy Niemack will perform her original lyrics set to jazz masters compositions. Fri. & Sat., Jan. 19 & 20 at 8 & 10pm and 12am.
Third Street Music School Settlement, 235 E. 11th St.; 212-777-3240: FACULTY ARTIST SERIES, Fridays at 7:30pm. Free admission.