Events Archive

Music Lecture: Peter Smith (University of Notre Dame)
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Form and the Large-Scale Connection: Motivic Harmony and the Expanded Type-1 Sonata in Dvorak's Later Chamber Music." Peter H. Smith, Professor and Chair in the Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame, earned his Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University. He also holds M.M. and B.M...

Music Lecture: Kendra Leonard (Director, Silent Film Sound & Music Archive)
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"On Hidden Narratives." Kendra Preston Leonard is a musicologist and music theorist whose work focuses on women and music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; and music and screen history, particularly music and adaptations of Shakespeare. She is the 2016 winner of the American...

Eric Pritchard, violin; William Conable, cello; and Jane Hawkins, piano
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: Brahms: Sonata #3 in D Minor, Op. 108; Trio in A Major, Op. Post. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Boston...

Duke Collegium Musicum: The Sounds of the Reformations, featuring organist Jacqueline Nappi.
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
Goodson Chapel

This concert includes Lutheran, Calvinist, Anglican, and Roman Catholic music for the church and at home, with audience participation in hymnody. Join us in singing modern hymns hearkening all the way back to the sixteenth century! Reformation music by Martin Luther, Josquin des Prez, J.S. Bach...

Vladislav Kovalsky, piano
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: James Hartway: Basho, 8 haiku for Prepared Piano; Boris Tischenko: Sonata # 2, Op. 17 (1960); Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9. Vladislav Kovalsky is currently the Executive and Artistic Director of the Monmouth Conservatory of Music. He is a world-class concert pianist and music educator....

Piano Master Class with Vladislav Kovalsky
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free master class.Vladislav Kovalsky is currently the Executive and Artistic Director of the Monmouth Conservatory of Music. He is a world-class concert pianist and music educator. Born in Khabarovsk in the Far East of Russia, he moved to the U.S. in 1980. Mr...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Musical Shakespeare
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert is the second in a season of Musical Shakespeare (in celebration of the greatest writer's inspiration in the realm of music during the year of the 400th anniversary of his death.) Featuring faculty and student singers from the Duke Music Department including Susan Dunn, Elizabeth...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] with Rela Percussion
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

New works written for Rela Percussion by Ben Daniels, Dayton Kinney, and Yahn Wagner, as well as a new work by Ken Stewart for ukulele. Detroit-based percussion group Rela is unlike any band working in music today. Rela's music seamlessly combines world rhythms with jazz harmony into a unique...

Handel: Messiah
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Duke Chapel

Duke Chapel's presentations of Handel's Messiah have long marked the beginning of the Christmas season in the area. Eighty-four years and several hundred performances later, Messiah continues to be beloved by audiences and performers alike. Internationally renowned soloists join with an...

Rare Music Concert: Musicke's Chordes (Sam Breene & Jeff Noonan) with Samantha Arten
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Musicke's Cordes plays a program for baroque violin, lutes and baroque guitar that includes fantastic Italian sonatas and rustic English variations on popular tunes. The program illustrates the common elements of the experimental instrumental music of the seventeenth century while also pointing...

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