The best classical picks, Nov. 2

CorrespondentNovember 1, 2012 

This weekend offers three varied choral programs across the Triangle. Sunday afternoon, in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall, the N.C. Master Chorale performs Beethoven’s monumental Missa Solemnis. Director Alfred E. Sturgis leads the 170-voice choir, along with a 49-piece orchestra and four distinguished soloists: Meghan Dewald, Cristy Lynn Brown, Wade Henderson and Donnie Ray Albert. 3 p.m. $22-$30. 919-856-9700; The other choral events are:

• Saturday: Cantari – Duruflé’s Requiem. Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill. 7:30 p.m. $15. 919-451-3515;

• Sunday: Tenebrae Choir – “Rachmaninoff and the Russian Choral Tradition.” Duke Chapel. 5 p.m. $28. 919-684-4444;

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