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Classical Picks: NC Symphony stays busy with concerts in Raleigh and Cary

David Glover conducts two N.C. Symphony concerts this weekend.
David Glover conducts two N.C. Symphony concerts this weekend. Courtesy North Carolina Symphony

On Friday in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall, the N.C. Symphony performs a one-hour concert of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” and selections from Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” incidental music. Saturday finds the orchestra at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre in a program of romantic Broadway’s songs with vocal soloists. David Glover conducts both concerts. 7:30 p.m. both programs. Friday, $34-$55; Saturday, $28-$31. 919-733-2750 or ncsymphony.org.

Other highlights

  • Cantari, the select ensemble from Chapel Hill’s Voices chorus, sings works from Argentina and other songs with Spanish origins in Chapel Hill’s Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Saturday. Details at voiceschapelhill.org.
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