The Mallarmé Chamber Players’ concert Saturday has an unusual program and location. “String Jam” offers two guitars plus violin, viola and cello playing pieces by classical composers (Paganini) and contemporary (Lawrence Dillon, Radamés Gnattali and Mark O’Connor). There’s also a jam session with violinist Jennifer Curtis and guitarist Dex Romweber. Casbah, 1007 W. Main St., Durham. 8 p.m. $20-$25. 919-560-2788 or mallarmemusic.org.
• Sunday: Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle – works by Satie, Haydn and Vorisek. Carolina Theatre, Durham. 3 p.m. $20. 919-360-3382 or thecot.org.
• Sunday: UNC-Chapel Hill Music Dept. faculty recital. Cellist Brent Wissick, pianist Andrew Willis and violinist David Sariti play sonatas and trios by Mendelssohn. Person Recital Hall, UNC-CH. 3 p.m. $15. 919-962-1039 or