Upcoming Events

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson, FRCO
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, has won prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, and records for the Dutch label Pentatone. One reviewer noted that "demonstrating...

Organ Recital Series - Dongho Lee & Andrew Pester
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

A native of South Korea, Dongho Lee has been praised for her "drive and energy" and her "ability to tenderly shape a musical line" (The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians). She will be joined by her husband, Andrew Pester, at the Aeolian organ in a transcription of The Planets by...

Mendelssohn's Elijah
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Duke Chapel

Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio collects key events from the life of Old Testament prophet Elijah as he seeks to reunify the Jewish people and recommit them to the worship of the one true God. From deep drought to the moment of Elijah's fiery ascension into the heavens, Mendelssohn's dramatic work...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Robert Parkins
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Robert Parkins, University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke, has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Central America. His organ and harpsichord recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels....

Organ Recital Series - David Briggs, FRCO
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

David Briggs, FRCO, recently appointed Artist in Residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City, has built a worldwide reputation as a dazzling performer and creative improviser. In recent years he has become increasingly sought after for his organ arrangements of massive...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 featuring Jane Hawkins, Piano
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Since 1974, Fred Raimi has worked as the cellist of the Ciompi Quartet, making him the longest-serving member of the venerable Duke institution. This concert marks Raimi's final performance as cellist of the Ciompi Quartet. The Ciompi begins its spring concert in the way it has traditionally...

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