Events Archive

Handel: Messiah
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
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...

Music Lecture: Alessandra Campana (Tufts University): "Aurality of the Long Take"
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Alessandra Campana is Associate Professor of Music at Tufts University. She has published on Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bellini in Cambridge Opera Journal, Mozart Jahrbuch, Studi Verdiani, and The Opera Quarterly. Author of "Opera and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy" (CUP,...

Chamber Music Concert
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced undergraduate musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Duke Chapel

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Duke Opera Workshop: Music of Harold Arlen
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn, presents a revue of popular songs with costumes and staging. Harold Arlen wrote the music to The Wizard of Oz, and such pieces as Stormy Weather, Accentuate the Positive, Happiness is a Thing Called Joe, I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues. and It's...

Duke Opera Workshop: Music of Harold Arlen
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn, presents a revue of popular songs with costumes and staging. Harold Arlen wrote the music to The Wizard of Oz, and such pieces as Stormy Weather, Accentuate the Positive, Happiness is a Thing Called Joe, I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues. and It's...

Duke Wind Symphony: An Evening with John Mackey
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Renowned guest composer John Mackey and the Duke Wind Symphony will be joined by the North Carolina School of Science and Math Wind Ensemble, directed by Phillip Riggs, in a concert featuring a wide variety of Mackey's works. John Mackey holds a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, one piece of chamber music will be performed by the Ciompi Quartet, accompanied by a short introduction that gives insight into the shape and brilliance of some of the canonical works of classical music.The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the...

Duke University String School: Intermediate String Orchestra, Concert String Orchestra, and Youth Symphony
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 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...

Organ Recital Series: Erik Suter
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Erik Suter "brings a rare depth of musicianship, rhythmical subtlety, [and] beautifully detailed articulation, allied to a refined ear for colour" (Organists' Review). He served as Organist at Washington National Cathedral for nearly a decade, and has performed extensively throughout the United...

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