Events Archive

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...

Handel: Messiah
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
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...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Christian Sands, pianist
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Christian Sands - Steinway Artist and three-time Grammy Nominee - is an emerging jazz force. Whether it's stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian or Afro-Cuban, Sands develops the past while providing unusual and stimulating vehicles for the present ... and for the future.Sands has...

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...

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