Salem: Salem Philharmonic Orchestra, 3:30 p.m., Salem High School auditorium, 77 Willson St. Salem Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter concert series features a concert with baritone Colin Levin, the Paul Madore Chorale, and the Salem High School Symphony. Free. Handicapped-accessible. www.salemphilharmonic.org.
Ipswich: Istanbul: East Meets West, 4 p.m., Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County St. Six expert performers from Dünya, an adventurous early-music ensemble, will sing and play music of Istanbul in the 16th to 18th centuries, a time when currents from the east and west met and mingled. $30/ticket, $25/seniors, free/children 18 and under and students with ID. Tickets available at the door by cash or check, or at www.csem.org, for an additional $3 fee. www.csem.org or 617-489-2062.
Topsfield: “Concerts in the Barn” music series event, 4 to 6 p.m. Gould Barn, 1 Howlett St. Topsfield Town Library’s Concerts in the Barn music series presents “Pitch Slapped,” the premiere co-ed a cappella group from the 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. Beth Johnson, email@example.com or 978-887-9137.