Miami-Dade College North Campus Performing Arts will feature the Chamber Singers and Musical Theatre ensembles concert. 7:30 p.m., Coral Gables Baptist Church, 5501 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 237-8120.
The Civic Chorale of Greater Miami invites all singers to attend a rehearsal and performance of Handel's "Messiah." Bring your own music. Free performance is 4 p.m. First United Methodist Church of South Miami, 6565 Red Rd., South Miami. Details: (305) 238-1611 or www.civicchorale.music@Miami.edu.
Restless music with an electrifying sound and sensual notes. Grammy winners Paquito De Rivera, Nestor Torres and Grammy nominees Albita Rodriguez and Miami-Dade College Music professor Ed Calle. 6-10:30 p.m. Miami Dade College North campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave. Free. Details: (305) 237-1195.
10th Dranoff International Two Piano Competition semifinals. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Dec. 20 at University of Miami Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, Coral Gables. Tickets: $10 donation. Details: (305) 572-9900 or www.dranoff2piano.org.
The Klezmer band Traditions will perform harmonic renditions at a Chanukah concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets: $18. Reservations: (305) 672-5044, Ext. 12.
ARS FLORES SYMPHONY
Ring in the holidays with Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky and selections from "The Nutcracker Suite." 2 p.m., Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie. $10-$12. Details: (954) 942-4177.
OPERA ON THE RADIO
University of Miami's student-run radio station will broadcast the Metropolitan Opera beginning Dec. 17. Listeners can tune in to "Rigoletto," "Romeo et Juliette" and "Don Pasquale." 1:30 p.m. Saturdays through May. WVUM-FM 90.5. Details: www.wvum.org or www.operainfo.org.