Events Archive

Music Lecture: Mary Sue Morrow (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music)
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Joseph Haydn and the Business of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Austria." Mary Sue Morrow is a musicologist whose research interests include 18th-century music, aesthetics and criticism, reception history, nationalism, and the sociology of music. She is the author of two books, "German Music...

Songs of Journey: Gala concert featuring the premiere of Stephen Jaffe's 'Migrations' and Mahler's 'Songs of a Wayfarer'
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert explores themes of migration and immigration, featuring Bright Sheng's "The Stream Flows," Hsiao-mei Ku, violin soloist; Penka Kouneva: "Scherzo" from String Quartet No. 1, performed by the Ciompi Quartet; Mahler: "Songs of a Wayfarer" with Susan Dunn, soloist; and the premiere of...

Fred Raimi, cello
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

J.S. Bach solo cello suites and other works performed by Ciompi Quartet cellist Fred Raimi. Raimi is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and the longest serving member of the Ciompi Quartet, having joined the ensemble in 1974. As a member of the Ciompi Quartet, he has...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...

Ciompi Quartet presents Raimi Family Plus DiEugenio
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

The last concert in the Ciompi Quartet Presents summer series is a family and friends concert presented by cellist Fred Raimi. The program will include works by Mozart, Bach, Schubert, and Seder Songs by Max Raimi, performed by Nicholas DiEugenio (violin), Mimi Solomon (piano), Max Raimi (viola...

Ciompi Quartet presents A Lyrical Thread: music for flute, viola, and piano
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

A Bach flute sonata provides elegant counterpoint to music by four 20th-century non-conformists, each of whom made lyricism a guiding principle of his music amid the artistic tumult of the age. Jonathan Bagg, viola, will be joined by Laura Gilbert, flute and Molly Morkoski, piano. Program...

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...

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