From classical to classic rock, here are the top music events happening in San Jose this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From classical to classic rock, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman, billed as one of the world's best-selling soprano's, according to the organizers, stops by City National Civic to perform songs from her 15th full-length album, "Hymm," among others. Brightman is known for her role as Christine in the Broadway hit, "Phantom of the Opera" and her performances at the Olympic Games. 

When: Wednesday, March 13, 8 p.m.
Where: City National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos
Price: $178.50
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"Sinatra Sings The Big Bands" With Jonathan Poretz & His Swingin' Orchestra

Jonathan Poretz will perform a selection of Frank Sinatra tunes at this special, one-night-only event at the Montgomery Theater. Backed by "an ultra swingin' Basie-style mini-big band," the show features Sinatra hits, along with "a salute to the legendary singers of Las Vegas," according to the hosts. 

When: Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m.
Where: Montgomery Theater, 271 S. Market St.
Price: $51.50
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Classical Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor in Silicon Valley

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor comes to the Trianon Theatre for an evening of classical music on Tuesday. "Named one of five pianists in the world who represents the 'Golden Generation,'" Grosvenor has been featured on CNN, BBC Proms and the New York Philharmonic, according to the organizers.  A pre-concert lecture is included in the event, as well. 

When: Tuesday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 72 N. Fifth St., Trianon Theatre, San Jose, CA 95112
Price: $40
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Blue Collar Men

The Blue Collar Men hit the Montgomery Theatre stage on Saturday to perform tributes to classic rock bands, like Styx, Boston, Journey, Foreigner and Van Halen, among others. 

When: March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Montgomery Theatre, 271 S. Market St., SoFA District
Price: $25 (50 percent discount off regular price)
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