Classical Picks

The best classical picks, January 17

CorrespondentJanuary 16, 2014 

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    • Duke University’s Department of Music has a free recital tonight in Baldwin Auditorium with music for voice, piano and one additional instrument by Schubert and Brahms, plus a premiere by Scott Tilley. Participants include pianist David Heid and soprano Susan Dunn. 8 p.m. music.duke.edu.

    • Duke Performances presents the Imani Winds in Baldwin Auditorium Saturday. The quintet plays Jonathan Russell’s new arrangement of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” plus contemporary works by Jeff Scott, Jason Moran and Astor Piazzolla. 8 p.m. $15-$32. dukeperformances.duke.edu.

The N.C. Symphony plays a special one-night concert Sunday in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall featuring two-time Grammy winner, Hilary Hahn, as soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5. She is supported by conductor Evan Rogister, a Raleigh native whose career has taken him from the Chicago and Houston opera companies to orchestras in Prague and Luxembourg. Works by Von Weber and Schubert complete the program. 7:30 p.m. $52-$82. ncsymphony.org.

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