Upcoming Events

Ciompi Quartet presents Raimi Family Plus DiEugenio
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

The last concert in the Ciompi Quartet Presents summer series is a family and friends concert presented by cellist Fred Raimi. The program will include works by Mozart, Bach, Schubert, and Seder Songs by Max Raimi, performed by Nicholas DiEugenio (violin), Mimi Solomon (piano), Max Raimi (viola...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...

Fred Raimi, cello
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

J.S. Bach solo cello suites and other works performed by Ciompi Quartet cellist Fred Raimi. Raimi is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and the longest serving member of the Ciompi Quartet, having joined the ensemble in 1974. As a member of the Ciompi Quartet, he has...

Songs of Journey: Gala concert featuring the premiere of Stephen Jaffe's "Migrations" and Mahler's "Songs of a Wayfarer"
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert explores themes of migration and immigration, featuring Bright Sheng's "The Stream Flows," Hsiao-mei Ku, violin soloist; Penka Kouneva: "Scherzo" from String Quartet No. 1, performed by the Ciompi Quartet; Mahler: "Songs of a Wayfarer" with Susan Dunn, soloist; and the premiere of...

Music Lecture: Mary Sue Morrow (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music)
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Joseph Haydn and the Business of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Austria." Mary Sue Morrow is a musicologist whose research interests include 18th-century music, aesthetics and criticism, reception history, nationalism, and the sociology of music. She is the author of two books, "German Music...

Ciompi Concert No. 1 featuring Rachel Kuipers Yonan, Viola & Brent Wissick, Cello
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

For its fall concert the Ciompi recruits two acclaimed area musicians for a pair of string quintets. They begin with Mozart's emotionally dynamic String Quintet No. 3, which ricochets from dashing to heartrending, Triangle resident and cofounder of the Pennsylvania-based Marinus Ensemble Rachel...

Chamber Music Master Class with Vega String Quartet
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Vega String Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University, is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement. The New York Times raved that "[the Quartet's] playing had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the...

Duke Wind Symphony: Celebration Concert
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony will celebrate the beginning of a new season and the inauguration of President Price with a CELEBRATION concert. Works will include: John Williams - Olympic Fanfare and Theme, Travis Cross - Let the Amen Sound, Paul Dukas - Fanfare from "La Peri", Oscar Navarro...

Andrea Edith Moore, soprano; Jason Karn, tenor; David Heid, pianist
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Schumann Project: "Frauenliebe und Leben" and "Dichterliebe," two stories of love and loss. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore brings a "certain opalescence that is particularly served by her impressive phrasing and inherent musicality" to myriad leading roles including Pamina, Zerlina, The Countess...

Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek, saxophones; Inara Zandmane, piano
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Antonio Vivaldi, Mark Engebretson, Wei Dai, Nicholas Rich, and Jun Nagao, with videos by Duke alumnus Jonathan Wall and Elon faculty member Samantha Di Rosa. Susan Fancher is known for her deep and poetic musical interpretations. A much sought after performer of new music, she has...

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