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Classical Picks: Cantari performs works by NC composer Dan Locklair

Cantari

Cantari, the chamber choral ensemble of Chapel Hill’s Voices chorus, performs two works by distinguished N. C. composer, Dan Locklair, on Saturday afternoon at Chapel of the Cross. “A DuBose Heyward Triptych” portraying the coastal beauty and Civil War history of Charleston, S.C., is followed by the Locklair’s serene “Requiem.”

3 p.m. $17 (seniors $15, students $10). 504-994-5167 or voiceschapelhill.org.

Other highlights

  • On Friday and Saturday, guest conductor Karina Canellakis leads the N.C. Symphony in Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante (violinist Brian Reagin and violist Samuel Gold, soloists). The show moves to UNC’s Memorial Hall on Monday. Details at ncsymphony.org.
  • William Wolfram performs J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” on a Yamaha nine-foot grand piano for the N.C. Bach Festival at Raleigh’s White Memorial Presbyterian Church on Friday. Details at northcarolinabachfestival.000webhostapp.com.
  • The UNC Symphony Orchestra performs Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 4 (“Heroes”) Sunday in Memorial Hall (rescheduled from Feb. 3). Details at carolinaperformingarts.org.
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