Conductor Valentin Radu leads the Ama Deus Ensemble in Mozart's Requiem and the 1842 Paris version of Rossini's Stabat Mater, with soloists Julie-Anne Green, soprano, Jody Kidwell, mezzo, Timothy Bentch, tenor, and Justin Ryan, bass, at St. Katharine of Siena Church, 104 S. Aberdeen Ave., Wayne. Time: 7 p.m. Tickets: $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. Information: 610-688-2800 or www.VoxAmaDeus.org.
Sisters, brother, and boyfriend
The estimable troupe Philadanco performs works by choreographers Ulysses Dove, Rennie Harris, Gene Hill Sagan, and Donald Byrd at the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater, Broad and Spruce Streets. Times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $29 to $46. Information: 215-893-1999 or kimmelcenter.org.
SaturdaySpring in bloom
What better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than with the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Morris Arboretum? Besides the gorgeous flowering trees (35 varieties!), you can take in a Zen archery demonstration, a kimono lesson, and a picnic tea. It's at the arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave. Time: 10:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets: $16; $14 seniors; $8 ages 3 to 17; under 3 free. Information: 215-247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org.
Nisha Pahuja's 2012 documentary The World Before Her looks at young women undergoing indoctrination in two very different venues - one group preparing for the Miss India beauty pageant and the other training with a nationalist Hindu group. The film screens at the Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Time: 11 a.m. Admission is free. Information: 215-567-7710.