Classical Picks

The best classical picks, April 18

CorrespondentApril 17, 2014 

Duke University-based Ciompi Quartet closes out its 2013-14 season with a wide-ranging concert Saturday night in Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium. The program begins with Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst’s String Quartet, then offers the premiere of a commissioned string quartet by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner. The concert concludes with Ernest Chausson’s lushly romantic Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, with guests Gabriel Richard (violin) and Andrew Tyson (piano). 8 p.m. $15-$20 (students $10). 919-684-4444 or

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service