Daniel Johnson and the Texas Early Music Project present Christmas music from the cultural capitals of Europe from the 13th through 18th centuries, with arrangements for solo voices, small chorus, harp, violin, flute, mandolin, viols, and lute. Bonus: harpist Therese Honey. Dec. 9-11. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; First English Lutheran Church, 3001 Whitis. Sun., 3pm; First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa. $25-20 ($5, students).
The Austin Chamber Music Center features a concert of music by Vince Guaraldi – traditional holiday songs that he arranged, and, of course, the man's popular original compositions – as performed by Michelle Schumann, Utah Hamrick, and David Sierra. Sat., Dec. 10, 3:30 & 7:30pm. $22-37.