Classical Picks

The best classical picks, December 20

CorrespondentDecember 19, 2013 

The N.C Symphony hosts the return of Cirque de la Symphonie for the orchestra’s trio of “Holiday Magic” concerts this weekend in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall. Aerialists, acrobats, contortionists and jugglers perform on the stage and above it to a variety of classical works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Respighi, Debussy and Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as popular seasonal selections. William Henry Curry conducts. 8 p.m. Friday; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday. $28-$89. ncsymphony.org.

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