The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle joins forces with the Concert Singers of Cary for a program of baroque choral masterpieces Sunday in Durham’s Carolina Theatre. The 70-voice chorale performs Bach’s Magnificat in D, and the choir women participate in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Lorenzo Muti leads the orchestra and chorus along with a quartet of notable area soloists. 3 p.m. $25 (students free). 919-560-3030 or thecot.org.
▪ Duke Performances presents the London-based Elias String Quartet Saturday night in Baldwin Auditorium, performing quartets by Mozart, Britten and Mendelssohn. Details at dukeperformances.duke.edu.
▪ The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra’s annual statewide concerto competition winners’ concert is Sunday afternoon in Meredith College’s Jones Auditorium, featuring pianist Emmaline Pedigo and flutists Helen Kim and Sarah Mitchener. Details at raleighsymphony.org.
▪ The Smedes Parlor Concert Series at Raleigh’s St. Mary’s School offers a free program of baroque miniatures performed by members of the Mallarmé Chamber Players Tuesday evening. Details at sms.edu.