Events Archive

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...

Piano Master Class with Sergei Babayan
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free master class. Sergei Babayan was one of the first Soviet pianists to emerge after the fall of the Iron Curtain, and his arrival in the West was a sensation. Twenty-five years after his dramatic arrival on the international scene, this Armenian-born...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 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,...

Duke Djembe and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Africa Unplugged
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Africa Unplugged is a dynamic ensemble of accomplished musicians that features traditional instruments of West Africa. Using these instruments they push the boundaries of music, while based in a tradition centuries old but also incorporating musical influences and experiences from places around...

Viola Master Class with Scott Rawls
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free master class. Scott Rawls has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and Europe. Chamber music endeavors include performances with the Diaz Trio, Kandinsky Trio and Ciompi Quartet as well as with members of...

Rare Music Concert: Rachel Niketopoulos, natural horn & R. Larry Todd, fortepiano
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Beethoven sonata for natural horn and fortepiano, Op. 17, performed on the Muzio Clementi Grand Piano (c. 1805) from the Duke University Musical InstrumentCollections. Rachel Niketopoulos studied horn performance at the Universities of Iowa and Missouri (Kansas City). After seven seasons with...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 feat. Olivier Cavé, Piano & Allan Ware, Clarinet
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi's second program of the season is an all-Mozart affair, beginning with one of the composer's "Haydn" quartets. The ensemble join a frequent collaborator, gifted clarinetist Allan Ware, to perform one of Mozart's most beloved works for one of the composer's favorite instruments, the...

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