The Triangle Wind Ensemble’s annual Memorial Day Weekend concert takes place in Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre Sunday with special guest pianist, 12-year-old prodigy Gabe Crist, in Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” Louise Toppin sings a selection of Gershwin songs, and there’s music by Copland, Sousa and John Williams.
7:30 p.m. $16 (seniors/students/military $13; children 12 and under free). 919-462-2025 or trianglewind.org.
- N.C. Symphony’s Memorial Day Weekend concert in Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre Saturday night features short works by Wagner and Smetana (with “citizen musicians” playing along), plus Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. Details at ncsymphony.org.
- Durham Symphony’s season finale in the Hayti Heritage Center includes excerpts from Andrew Davis’ opera, “X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X,” with bass-baritone Jason McKinney and spoken word artist, Dasan Ahanu. Details at durhamsymphony.org.