Brooklyn Rider, the daredevil string quartet whose repertoire defies classification, brings its special performance style to Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall Sunday night, along with popular recording and recital soprano, Dawn Upshaw. The program includes works by Arnold Schoenberg, Evan Ziporyn and the quartet’s own Colin Jacobsen. 7:30 p.m. $15-$49. 919-843-3333 or carolinaperformingarts.org.
• The Choral Society of Durham joins the Duke University Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 Saturday in Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium under conductor Harry Davidson. Details at choral-society.org.
• The Daedalus String Quartet appears on the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild’s series Sunday afternoon in Raleigh’s Fletcher Opera Theater. Programed are works by Purcell, Britten, and Beethoven. Details at rcmg.org.