“Hatikvah.” Israeli concert pianist and scholar Astrith Baltsan presents the history of Israel’s national anthem with a performance and video presentation. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. Follows 6:15 p.m. service. Free. www.betham.org. RSVP required to (650) 493-4661.
Composer Daniel Asia. Works of the composer are performed, including the world premiere of “Suite for Cello.” At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 8 p.m. $25. www.pjcc.org.
Netivot Shalom music festival. Performances by Eliana Kissner, Anthony Russell and the Pacific Boychoir. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 3 p.m. $13-$15. www.netivotshalom.org.