The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle’s concert Sunday afternoon offers Grieg’s complete incidental music to “Peer Gynt,” including music for chorus (Concert Singers of Cary) and soprano soloist (Susannah Rhodes Stewart), plus a narrator (David Hammond). The program also includes Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours” and performances by the Piedmont Youth Orchestra and KidZNotes.
Carolina Theatre, Durham. 3 p.m. $25 (students free). 919-560-3030 or chamberorchestraofthetriangle.org.
▪ The N.C. Symphony opens its Summerfest series at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre Saturday night with Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony, Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” (Timo Andres, soloist) and works by Copland, conducted by William Henry Curry. Details at ncsymphony.org.
▪ Sunday evening at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre, Triangle Wind Ensemble presents a family-friendly concert of selections from favorite film scores by John Williams, Ennio Morricone and Danny Elfman. Details at trianglewind.org.