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Classical Picks: All-Russian chamber music program at St. Stephen’s

Durham’s St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church continues its concert series Sunday with an all-Russian chamber music program. Durham native Nicholas Kitchen (violin), his wife Yeesun Kim (cello) and Meng-Chieh Liu (piano) play sonatas by Prokofiev and Schnittke, plus a trio by Tchaikovsky.

4 p.m. $25 (18 and under free). 919-493-5451 or

Other highlights

  • UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of Music has a faculty recital Sunday afternoon with violinist Leah Peroutka, cellist Christopher Nunnally, pianist John O’Brien and mezzo Jessie Wright Martin performing works by Schubert. Details at
  • Meredith College’s Sinfonietta performs a free chamber music concert Sunday afternoon in Jones Chapel. Details at
  • On Sunday in Meymandi Concert Hall, N.C. Opera offers “Hercules vs. Vampires,” a 1961 Italian film for which Patrick Morganelli has composed a vocal score sung and played live while the film is projected silently. Details at