Durham’s Vocal Arts Ensemble celebrates its 20th anniversary Sunday in Duke University’s Baldwin Auditorium with compositions about love.
The 32-member chorale’s program includes settings of Shakespeare songs by English composer Ralph Vaughn Williams and Finnish composer Jaako Mäntyjärvi, Johannes Brahms’ “Gypsy Songs” and two settings from the Song of Solomon. 5 p.m. $5. 919-684-4444 or tickets.duke.edu.
▪ Cantari, the select ensemble from Chapel Hill’s community chorus, Voices, offers a concert Sunday afternoon at University United Methodist Church of works by 20th century composers Barber, Lauridsen and Paulus. Details at voiceschapelhill.org.