ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
This week at Rockport, the Gotham Early Music Scene performs on Friday “The Play of Daniel: A Twelfth-Century Music Drama.” And the versatile Calder Quartet traverses works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Bartok, and Ravel on Thursday night; and music by Beethoven, Mozart, and Aaron Jay Kernis on Saturday. Shalin Liu Performance Center, 978-546-7391, www.rockportmusic.org.
BOSTON GUITAR FEST
Eliot Fisk directs the eighth annual celebration of all things guitar, with concerts, master classes, and seminars organized around this year’s theme: “British Invasion.” Most events take place at either Northeastern University’s Fenway Center or New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. June 19-23, 617-373-4700, www.bostonguitarfest.org.