Internationally known concert and recording pianist, Yevgeny Sudbin, returns to the N.C. Symphony Friday and Saturday in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall to play Rachmaninoff’s mesmerizing Piano Concerto No. 3. Grant Llewellyn conducts the all-Russian program that includes Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture” and Symphony No. 1. 8 p.m. $18-$65 (students $10). 919-733-2750 or ncsymphony.org.