Upcoming Events

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

20th and 21st century music, including works by Duke doctoral composition students and guest musiciansdedicated to both instrumental and electroacoustic music. [dnme] is directed by James Chu.

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke graduate composers Sarah Curzi, Ryan Harrison, James Budinich, Brooks Fredrickson and others engage with JACK Quartet during the first of three visits to Duke in 2017-18. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333. Presented in association with Duke Performances &...

Chamber Music Master Class with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This master class, which is free and open to the public, is part of a two-year artist residency with JACK Quartet, whose members The Boston Globe hailed as "the superheroes of the new music world." The residency is a joint venture between Duke Performances and the Department of Music and...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Symphonic Paradigms: BRAHMS." Program includes Wagner: Overture to "The Flying Dutchman;" J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052; Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. A versatile solo pianist and avid...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

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...

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