Classical Picks

The best classical picks, March 7

CorrespondentMarch 6, 2014 

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    • Renowned French-Canadian pianist, Louis Lortie, visits Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium Friday night for Books I and II of Liszt’s monumental work, “Years of Pilgrimage,” recalling the composer’s romantic adventures in Switzerland and Italy. Details at

    • Cantari, the select vocal ensemble drawn from Chapel Hill’s Voices chorus, performs a concert, “Gems from British Cathedrals,” Saturday night in Chapel Hill’s Chapel of the Cross, with works by Finzi and Howells. Details at

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, a prolific recording artist and frequent concert performer, comes to Raleigh’s Fletcher Opera Theater Sunday for a recital sponsored by the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild. Barton will play violin sonatas by Prokofiev and Franck, along with works by Schubert and Ravel and a set of lullabies. 3 p.m. $25, students $10. 919-821-2030 or

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