Packemin Productions and Riverside Theatre present Miss Saigon, a musical by the creators of Les Miserables. Set amid the turmoil of the Vietnam War, an American soldier (Haydan Hawkins, below, with Vivien Emsworth) and a Vietnamese girl (Emsworth) marry, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon. Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey will perform the complete cello suites of Johann Sebastian Bach — six in total. Wispelwey will play on a modern cello in this marathon concert, with reference to his direct experience of the instrument’s baroque predecessor. City Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney. Tomorrow, 2pm and Monday, 7pm. Tickets: $62-$137. Bookings: (02) 8215 4600 or online. Gnarly Buttons New and contemporary music has inspired this program’s selection by Sydney Symphony Orchestra chief conductor, David Robertson, featuring clarinetist Francesco Celata and Mark Sparks on flute. Kate Neal has been specifically commissioned to write a new, engaging work for this performance. Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Sydney. August 13, 5pm. Tickets: $39. Bookings: (02) 8215 4600 or online.