Durham-born pianist, Jeremy Denk, is much praised recording and concert artist, including having received the prestigious MacArthur “genius” grant and the Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year award. His recital at Duke University’s Baldwin Auditorium Saturday night features Beethoven’s Sonata No. 17 (“Tempest”), Schubert’s “Wanderer Fantasy” and Ives’ “Concord Sonata.”
$36-$42 (ages 30 and under, $15). 919-684-4444 or dukeperformances.duke.edu.
- The Choral Society of Durham offers concerts on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon in Duke Chapel highlighted by Britten’s 1948 “Saint Nicholas” cantata, celebrating the real saint. Details at choral-society.org.
- The Chapel Hill Philharmonia free concert Sunday afternoon at Carrboro High School Auditorium has works by Barber, Copland and Bernstein. Details at chapelhillphilharmonia.org.
- Durham’s Medical Orchestra, made up of health care professionals and life science graduate students, play a free concert Sunday afternoon in Duke’s Baldwin Auditorium, with works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Steven Bryant. Details at dmomusic.org.