SALEM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. Sunday, Jan. 27, 3:30 p.m., Salem High School auditorium, 77 Willson St. Soloist will be baritone Colin Levin, also featuring the Paul Madore Chorale and the Salem High School Symphony. Free. Handicapped-accessible. www.salemphilharmonic.org.
“CONCERTS IN THE BARN.” Sunday, Jan. 27, 4 to 6 p.m. Gould Barn, 1 Howlett St., Topsfield. Topsfield Town Library presents Pitch Slapped, a coed a cappella group from Berklee College of Music, whose repertoire includes pop, rock, and rhythm and blues. Group appeared on NBC’s “The Sing-Off” and was named 2011 International Collegiate Champions at Lincoln Center in New York City. Sponsored by the George Gould Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts. Free admission. Refreshments provided, courtesy of Bradley D. Gatlin Family Fund. email@example.com or 978-887-9137.
“HARPS MODERN AND TALL, ANCIENT AND SMALL.” Monday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Harpist Barbara Poeschl-Edrich gives guided tour of harp and plays. This is part of a series, “Close Encounters With Music,” about classical music with Music at Eden’s Edge chamber group. Register at 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or www.peabodylibrary.org.
Theater and comedy
“SHINING CITY.” The Salem Theatre Company presents Conor McPherson’s play, directed by John Fogle, with regular performances running Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m., from Jan. 26 through Feb. 16, at the STC Theater, 90 Lafayette St., Salem. Performances on Thursday, Jan. 24, and Friday, Jan. 25, are previews with a “Name Your Own Ticket Price” at the door. Seating for the two preview performances may also be ensured by buying tickets for $10 at www.salemtheatre.com. The haunting exploration of human frailties is set in Dublin, where a guilt-ridden man reaches out to a therapist after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. www.salemtheatre.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-790-8546.