Events Archive

Duke Wind Symphony Viennese Ball
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual fundraiser for the Duke Wind Symphony.

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Jason Marshall, saxophone
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Jason Marshall is a highly sought after and established fixture on the global music landscape. A rarespecimen even among the highly competitive New York City music scene, the Washington D.C. bornsaxophonist can be seen playing soul music with Aretha Franklin, Latin jazz with Arturo O'Farrill,...

Rare Music Concert: Tango for Two: Old and New Music for Two Harpsichords
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

Beverly Biggs, Elaine Funaro, and Rebecca Pechefsky perform harpsichord duos by Krebs, McLean, and Janello. Beverly Biggs is Artistic Director of "Baroque & Beyond," a period-music concert series based in Chapel Hill, NC. She appears regularly with North Carolina Baroque Orchestra. Elaine...

Jennifer Curtis, violin & Clara Yang, piano
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: "Impressions d'enfance" for violin and piano and newly discovered works for solo violin by George Enescu.Suite of sarabandes by Enescu, Bach and Curtis. Violinist Jennifer Curtis is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the group Tres Americas Ensemble...

Emanuel Gruber, cello, performs music of J. S. Bach
Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Emanuel Gruber is former Principal Cellist of the Israeli Chamber Orchestra. He was awarded the Pablo Casals Prize by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1970 and won the Concert Artists' Guild Auditions in 1975. He has participated in Heifetz-Piatigorsky masterclasses at the University of...

Violin master class with Jennifer Koh
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free class. Violinist Jennifer Koh has been named Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year. Since the 1994-95 season when she won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and the Avery Fisher Career...

Vocal master class with Lucas Meacham
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free class. Hailed by critics for his "fluent, lyrical phrasing" (San Francisco Chronicle) as well as his "natural vocalism and theatricality" (Chicago Sun-Times), American baritone Lucas Meacham is an internationally sought-after performer. He began the 2015...

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Inara Zandmane, piano
Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Hindemith: Sonata (1939) for viola and piano; Denisov "Es ist Genug:" Variations on a Theme of J.S. Bach; J.S. Bach: Partita in A minor (originally for flute); and Duke alumna Caroline Mallonee's "Rotations" (2014).Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke and...

Eric Pritchard, violin; William Conable, cello; and Duke student musicians
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Sonatas by J. S. Bach and Cesar Franck. Eric Pritchard, Duke professor and member of the Ciompi Quartet, and guest cellist William Conable will be joined by Duke student violinists Carolyn Chang and Jenny Li, and violinist/pianist Roman Lin. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric...

Alexander Technique Master Class for String Players with William Conable
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical coordination which is of special interest to musicians and other performing artists. He is Emeritus...

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