Listen to Homegrown on Common Ground: Duke Ellington Jazz Series, a concert featuring jazz, blues, and art songs from the James Weldon Johnson collection housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and part of the library’s 50th anniversary celebration. The concert will take place at Sprague Memorial Hall, Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. at 7 p.m.
Enjoy the Yale Symphony Orchestra 2013-2014 Season Opener featuring works by Wagner and Bartók, and a performance of Glière’s Harp Concerto by 2013 William Waite Concerto Competition winner, student Chelsea Lane. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 8 p.m.
Visit the Yale University Art Gallery for an exhibition tour of Many Things Placed Here and There, a collection of work by contemporary artists, gifted to the gallery from Dorothy and Herbert Vogel. 1111 Chapel St. 3 p.m. Free.