The best classical picks, Jan. 11

CorrespondentJanuary 10, 2013 

  • Other highlights: • Sunday: Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle – works by Weber, Mercadante, Doppler and Haydn, with guest flutist Mimi Stillman. Carolina Theatre, Durham. 3 p.m. $20. 919-360-3382;

Argentinian Astor Piazzolla composed “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires,” echoing Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” Conductor Grant Llewellyn leads the N.C. Symphony this weekend in alternating movements from each work, assisted by violinist Lara St. John. The concert is bookended with Tchaikovsky tone poems, “Francesca da Rimini” and “Capriccio Italien.” Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $18-$50. 919-733-2750;

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