Sunday afternoon, Hillyer Community Chorus, under the direction of Bill Rashleigh, performs Mozart’s Missa Solemnis and Randall Thompson’s “The Testament of Freedom” (settings of Thomas Jefferson’s writings). The free concert takes place in Raleigh’s Hillyer Memorial Christian Church. 4 p.m. 919-781-2358 or hillyercommunitychorus.net.
▪ The Durham Symphony, led by William Henry Curry, offers a concert Sunday afternoon at Durham’s Hayti Heritage Center in tribute to three African-Americans: Scott Joplin (ragtime pieces), Charlie Parker (arrangements from the album, “Charlie Parker and Strings”) and Paul Robeson (“Old Man River”). Details at durhamsymphony.org.