Award-winning 17-year-old pianist George Li is guest soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Sunday in Durham’s Carolina Theatre. He plays the sparkling Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1, a piece he performed earlier this year with orchestras in Boston, Edmonton and Stamford. Conductor Lorenzo Muti also leads the players in Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 7 and Bruch’s “6 Swedish Dances.” 3 p.m. $20. 919-360-3382; thecot.org.
• Friday-Saturday: N.C. Symphony, Grant Llewellyn, conductor. Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” and “Fireworks,” plus works by Debussy and Haydn. Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. 8 p.m. $18-$60. 919-733-2750; ncsymphony.org.
• Sunday: Raleigh Chamber Music Guild: Ensemble Vermillian in pieces from the 17th century by Strozzi, Monteverdi, Cazzati and others. N.C. Museum of Art auditorium, 3 p.m. $10-$12. 919-821-2030; rcmg.org.