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Classical Picks, March 6: Borromeo String Quartet in Durham

By Roy C. Dicks

The Borromeo String Quartet, which includes Durham native Nicholas Kitchen and his wife, Yeesun Kim, plays Hungarian composer Bela Bartók’s six-string quartets for their annual appearance on the concert series at Durham’s St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The Sunday afternoon event has two intermissions, including a dinner break for a Hungarian meal, included with the ticket. 4 p.m. $25 at the door (18 and under, free). 919-943-5451 or

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