Kuan conducts the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. A pre-concert talk begins an hour before each performance. Alexander Beyer is the feature pianist. The program includes: Barber Selection from Medea, Ballet Suite; Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40. Tickets are $33.50 to $68.50, $13.50 for students, $23.50 for under 40 (limited availability, Saturday only). Information: 860-244-2999 or the orchestra website.