Sunday night in Meymandi Concert Hall, the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra hosts soloists from the China National Traditional Orchestra (not to be confused with the China National Symphony Orchestra at Duke last weekend). In this special “East Meets West” concert, traditional Chinese instruments combine with a western symphony orchestra to create a unique sound mix. 7 p.m. $25-$45. 919-996-8500; raleighsymphony.org.
Other highlights: • Saturday: Choral Society of Durham – Tchaikovsky’s “Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.” Duke University Chapel. 8 p.m. $20. 919-560-2733; choral-society.org. • Sunday: Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle – works by Respighi, Offenbach, Schubert and Nicolai. Carolina Theatre, Durham. 3 p.m. $20. 919-560-3030; chamberorchestraofthetriangle.org.