‘Armed Man: Mass for Peace’
Mon 4.25 7:30 p.m. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College. $4.66-$13.99. www.davidson.edu.
The Davidson Choirs and Pro Arte Orchestra perform Karl Jenkins’ piece, which combines the traditional mass with a fifteenth-century folk song, the Islamic call to prayer, texts from the Bible and the Mahabharata and words by 20th-century authors.
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Wed 4.27 7 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $43-$77.50. www.ticketmaster.com.
Once a divisive character in alternative rock, Billy Corgan has mellowed into a charming and funny (if still eccentric) artist. His band’s acoustic/electro tour features Liz Phair – on the road for the first time in ages.
Thu 4.28 7:30 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. April 29, 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 30.) Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$85. www.charlotteballet.org.
The troupe presents George Balanchine’s “Who Cares?,” Sasha Janes’ “We Danced Through Life” and a jazz-themed premiere by Dwight Rhoden set to live music by singer Gloria Reuben and MCG Jazz.
Fri 4.29 8 p.m. The Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $37.50. www.fillmorecharlottenc.com.
The Grammy-nominated English-neo-soul duo (Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart) returns to Charlotte for the second consecutive year, after having brought its reunion tour to Knight Theater last July.
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Fri 4.29 8 p.m. (also 8 p.m. April 30). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $25.50-$89.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Christopher Warren-Green leads the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “London” Symphony, Ravel’s “Pavane for a Dead Princess” and Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 (with Angelo Xiang Yu as soloist).