High five: 5 arts events you just can’t miss this week

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      Cécile McLorin Salvant

      (At the Chan Centre on May 1)
      Arguably the most exciting voice on the international jazz scene today. Seriously.

      PEP (Piano & Erhu Project)

      (At the Fox Cabaret on May 3)
      Corey Hamm and Nicole Li make mesmerizing music together.

      Eighth Blackbird and Sleeping Giant

      (At the Orpheum Annex on April 30)
      Driving, thrilling strings and piano by true new-music supertalents.

      Faust Plays Bartok

      (At the Orpheum on April 30 and May 1 and 2)
      String star Isabelle Faust will make her “Sleeping Beauty” Stradivarius sing.

      Word Circus

      (At the Havana Theatre on April 30)
      Spoken-word acrobatics explode at the Verses Festival.