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Classical Picks: NC Symphony concert features Grammy winner Augustin Hadelich

Violinist Augustin Hadelich, left, will perform “Russian Nights” with the N.C. Symphony in Raleigh.
Violinist Augustin Hadelich, left, will perform “Russian Nights” with the N.C. Symphony in Raleigh. Star-Telegram

Grant Llewellyn conducts the N.C. Symphony in its last Raleigh classical season concerts Friday and Saturday in Meymandi Concert Hall. The program features 2016 Grammy Award winner, Augustin Hadelich, in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, plus Shchedrin’s “Naughty Limericks” and Shostakovich’s searing Symphony No. 5. 8 p.m. $18-$71. 919733-2750 or ncsymphony.org.

Other highlights

  • Hillyer Community Chorus has it spring concert Sunday in Raleigh’s Hillyer Memorial Christian Church, featuring Haydn’s “Paukenmesse” (Mass No. 9) and other inspirational works. Details at hillyercommunitychorus.org.
  • Triangle Youth Philharmonic performs Glazunov’s “The Seasons,” plus works by Shostakovich and Lalo in Meredith College’s Jones Auditorium Sunday. Details at philharmonic-association.org.
  • The Triangle Jewish Chorale pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein with “Chichester Psalms” and selections from “Candide” and “West Side Story” Sunday in Durham’s St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Details at trianglejewishchorale.org.
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