Piano men in San Jose: Constantine Kitsopoulos leads Symphony Silicon Valley this weekend in a pair of two-piano works featuring Orion Weiss and Alessio Bax — the Mozart favorite, the Concerto for two pianos in E-flat major (K. 365/316a), and Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals,” narrated by actor Julian López-Morillas. The program concludes with Mozart’s eloquent Requiem in D minor (K. 626), featuring the Silicon Valley Chorale and soloists. Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; California Theatre, San Jose; $45-$90; 408-286-2600, symphonysiliconvalley.org.— Bruce Manuel, Staff.
8 And more “Nutcrackers”: Here are three productions kicking off or ending this week, San Jose Dance Theatre’s “Nutcracker” features former Silicon Valley Ballet members Ommi Pipit-Suksun and Rudy Candia and accompaniment by the Cambrian Symphony (Dec, 2-11 at Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose; $32-$65; www.sjdt.org); Western Ballet brings back its annual production (Dec, 2-4; Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts; $28-$33; www.westernballet.org); and Ballet Petit’s 90's polka dot mule / vintage slip on flat / ballet flat / size 8.5m 38th annual production features an all-ages cast (2 and 7 p.m, Dec, 3-4; Chabot College Theatre of Performing Arts, Hayward; $20-25; 510-783-4958, balletpetit.com)..
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Lafayette Juniors 19th annual Kitchen Tour: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 19. Self-guided tour features special kitchens in six Lafayette homes. The Tour benefits No One Left Behind, Girls Inc., City Slicker Farms, White Pony Express and Contra Costa Crisis Center. $50. Box lunch $15. www.lafayettejuniors.org. Livermore Wine Country Downtown Street Fair: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20, downtown Livermore. Enjoy wine, craft brews, arts, crafts, shopping, dining and entertainment. Free. http://bit.ly/2C6hhOY.