Classical Picks

The best classical picks, April 11

CorrespondentApril 10, 2014 

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    • The Pavel Haas String Quartet, a Czech-Slovak ensemble, plays quartets by Haydn, Dvorák and Brahms in Duke University’s Baldwin Auditorium Saturday night. Details at

    • The Duke Chapel Choir, Durham Children’s Choir and the Orchestra Pro Cantores perform the U.S. premiere of Scottish composer James MacMillan’s “St. Luke Passion” in Duke Chapel Sunday afternoon. Details at

    • The UNC Lab Orchestra gives a free concert Sunday night in UNC’s Hill Hall Auditorium, featuring Tonu Kalam as soloist for Bach’s Keyboard Concerto in F minor and Stravinsky’s “Dumbarton Oaks” Concerto. Details at

East Carolina University’s Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival returns Sunday for its annual visit to Raleigh’s St. Mary’s School. The concert, in association with the school’s Smedes Parlor Series, offers piano quintets by Dvorák and Block, plus string trios of music by Bach as arranged by Mozart. 3 p.m. $20-$25 (students $10). 800-328-2787 or

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