Bay Chamber Concerts, in partnership with the Farnsworth Art Museum, presents this season’s second Music@Noon lunchtime concert Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the downtown museum’s auditorium. Tickets for the hour-long performance include a freshly prepared lunch provided by Atlantic Baking Company plus access to the museum following the concert.

Bay Chamber favorites Palaver Strings offers the experience of live music as a way to enrich our personal lives and connect our communities. The ensemble’s Music@Noon program includes Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No. 9 in C Major; Dvorak’s Nocturne in B minor; Vaughan Williams’ Five Variants on “Dives and Lazarus”; and Samuel Barber’s elegiac Adagio.

Tickets are $30, $10 for those younger than 25. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit; email; or call 236-2823.

The series is sponsored by Allen Insurance and Financial. The rest of this season’s Music@Noon concerts, all on Wednesdays, are as follows: Jan. 18, DaPonte String Quartet; and Feb. 15, Virtuoso Soloists.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or