Classical Picks

The best classical music picks, May 30

CorrespondentMay 29, 2014 

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    • Raleigh Camerata offers music from the contemporaries of Bach and Telemann, including Abel, Kirnberger and Benda, on Friday night at Raleigh’s St. Raphael’s Catholic Church. Details at raleighcamerata.com.

    • Voices, the Chapel Hill-based chorus, performs works by Mozart in UNC’s Memorial Hall Saturday night, including the unfinished Requiem in a 1991 completion by scholar Robert Levin. Details at voiceschapelhill.org.

    • Durham native Andrew Tyson returns to perform a piano recital Sunday afternoon at Durham’s St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, with works by Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schumann. Details at ssecdurham.org.

Carl Orff’s popular choral piece, “Carmina Burana,” gets two venues this weekend in performances by the N.C. Symphony, led by the orchestra’s new associate conductor, David Glover. Additional participants include the N.C. Master Chorale, the Capital City Girls Choir and soloists Heather Buck, Barry Banks and Jason S. McKinney. Works by Gabrieli and Respighi round out the program. Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. 8 p.m. Friday. $18-$75; Booth Amphitheatre, Cary. 7:30 p.m. $28-$30. 919-733-2750 or ncsymphony.org.

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