Events Archive

Larry Wolff (NYU): The Singing Turk, book talk
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Prof. Larry Wolff will present his new book The Singing Turk - Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon (Stanford University Press, 2016).

Ciompi Quartet presents Eric Pritchard and James Tocco in recital
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

Eric Pritchard, First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, collaborates with pianist James Tocco, his longtime friend and mentor from student days at Indiana University. Professor Tocco, who currently serves as Eminent Scholar in Chamber Music at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Intermediate String Orchestra is directed by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is directed by Rob Rempher. The Youth Symphony is directed by Shelley Livingston. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a...

Berlioz: Te Deum & Poulenc: Gloria
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Duke Chapel

Hector Berlioz's choral and orchestral works explore the breadth of the human spiritual experience. His style explores the vast range of human emotion, taking singers from bombastic highs to quiet intimacy. His massive orchestrations echo the ecstasy of adoration and the blasts of Judgement Day...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
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,...

Haitian band Lakou Mizik at Duke Coffeehouse
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Campus Coffeehouse

Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united through an eclectic but rooted sound that is driven by their mission to honor the healing spirit of...

Haitian Band Lakou Mizik in Residency at Duke
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Lunchtime conversation with members of the Haitian band Lakou Mizik to discuss music, culture and politics. Band Members Steeve Valcourt, Sanba Zao, and Jonas Attis will present alongside creative director Zach Niles. Moderated by Dasha Chapman (Duke, African and African American Studies)....

Duke Opera Workshop: Opera by the Numbers
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Arias, duos, trios, quartets, and opera excerpts for other vocal combinations sung in English with costumes and staging. Featuring Meredyth Albright, Hooman Azad, Katherine Berko, Vasco Botelho, Sophie Caplin, Eric Cheng, Onastasia Ebright, Thandolwethu Mamba, Jemeesa Yarbrough, and Mycroft...

Duke Opera Workshop: Opera by the Numbers
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Arias, duos, trios, quartets, and opera excerpts for other vocal combinations sung in English with costumes and staging. Featuring Meredyth Albright, Hooman Azad, Katherine Berko, Vasco Botelho, Sophie Caplin, Eric Cheng, Onastasia Ebright, Thandolwethu Mamba, Jemeesa Yarbrough, and Mycroft...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
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,...

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