Events Archive

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Panels and presentations open to the public. Morning session is 9:30am - 12:30pm. Afternoon session is 2-4:30pm. No registration required. This symposium is sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures & the Duke University Department of Music.

Villiers Quartet: Delius String Quartet and other 20th century English chamber works
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Frederick Delius, String Quartet (original 1916 version); Alan Bush, Dialectic; Peter Racine Fricker, String Quartet No. 2; Andrew Waggoner: Every Sentient Being. This concert is part of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the...

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Panels and presentations open to the public from 2-5 PM in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building. No registration required.

Chamber Music Master Class with Villiers Quartet
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Villiers Quartet is winner of the First Prize of the 2015 Radcliffe Chamber Music Competition, and Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Oxford. Hailed as one of the most charismatic and "adventurous" quartets of the British chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet have...

Book Talk with Larry Wolff (New York University): The Singing Turk
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

This talk takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building, East Campus. Prof. Wolff discusses his new book "The Singing Turk" (Stanford UP, 2016) about the image of the Turks in 18th century operas. Larry Wolff is Professor of History and Director of the Center for European...

Saxophone Master Class with Steven Stusek
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Artist-professor of music at UNC-Greensboro, Steven Stusek has built an international reputation with regular concerts and master classes throughout France, Holland, Germany, Canada, China, and the US. He regularly performs with pianist Inara Zandmane, the renowned Red Clay Saxophone Quartet,...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Nicholas Payton, trumpet
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Nicholas Payton is a Grammy Award-winning trumpet player, composer, and multi-instrumentalist from New Orleans, Louisiana. A founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective, he has performed with such artists as Marcus Roberts, Elvin Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Ray Charles, among others. His...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin and R. Larry Todd, piano: works of Mozart, Schubert, and Ravel
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke University and a member of the Ciompi Quartet. She made her debut at age seven and began her professional training three years later at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, first appearing on Chinese television at the age of eleven...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Kola Owolabi
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Kola Owolabi, whose playing has been described as "a thrilling combination of technical prowess and artistic ingenuity" (The American Organist), will present an eclectic program of music from the 17th through 20th centuries on the Brombaugh and Flentrop organs. In 2002, Owolabi was awarded...