The best classical picks, Nov. 9

CorrespondentNovember 8, 2012 

  • More information Other highlights: • Saturday: Project Trio (flute, cello and bass) – arrangements of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” and Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance # 5,” plus original works. Highland United Methodist Church, Raleigh. 4:30 p.m. $15. 919-781-3225; • Sunday: Raleigh Chamber Music Guild concert - Grammy-winning Parker Quartet in works by Dvorak, Britten and Pärt. Fletcher Opera Theater, Raleigh. 3 p.m. $25. 919-821-2030;

Award-winning French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, noted for his mastery of both classic and contemporary works, plays a recital Sunday night in UNC’s Memorial Hall for the Carolina Performing Arts series. His program includes Schumann’s 12 Symphonic Etudes, Debussy’s Preludes, Book II and Heinz Holliger’s “Elis – Three Night Pieces.” 7:30 p.m. $19-$59. 919-843-3333;

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