Upcoming Performances

Duke Wind Symphony: An Early 97th Birthday Celebration for PB
Thu, Feb 23, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Join the Duke Wind Symphony as we celebrate Prof. Emeritus, former conductor and active euphonium player of the Duke University Wind Symphony Paul Bryan's 97th birthday. We invite you for an evening of celebratory music and highlights from PB's era. You will hear classics such as Dear Old Duke,...

Rare Music: Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Randall Love, piano
Sat, Feb 25, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

19th century French piano trios by Onslow, David and Lalo performed with a 1915 Pleyel piano. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe...

Choral Society of Durham, Duke Chorale, and Durham Medical Orchestra present Brahms' Nänie and Kodaly's Te Deum
Sun, Feb 26, 4:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Rodney Wynkoop directs the Choral Society of Durham and the Duke Chorale. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant directs the Durham Medicine Orchestra.

Organ Recital Series: Jonathan Moyer
Sun, Feb 26, 5:00 PM
Duke Chapel

JONATHAN MOYER maintains a dynamic career as an organist, and he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, presenting repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century. His playing has been described as "ever-expressive, stylish, and riveting" (The Baltimore Sun). Moyer is...

Rare Music Concert: Christina Kobb, fortepiano
Thu, Mar 02, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D 537; Clara Wieck: Excerpts from Op. 2; Moscheles: Sonate melancolique, Op. 49; Hummel: Excerpts from Op. 125 (études), performed on Duke's Wolf fortepiano (1987, after Streicher 1815). In summer 2015, the research and piano playing of Christina Kobb was...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Sat, Mar 04, 4:00 PM
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 University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sun, Mar 05, 6:30 PM
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...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Wed, Mar 08, 12:00 PM
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...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jimmy Gilmore, clarinetist
Wed, Mar 08, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie); Copland: Concerto for Clarinet & String Orchestra, with Harp & Piano; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian." Jimmy Gilmore is a native of Dallas, Texas and is Principal Clarinetist (ret.) of the North...

Karen Walwyn, piano: Works by African American composer Florence Price (1887-1953)
Thu, Mar 09, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Florence Price (1887-1953) was the first African American female composer to gain national status. The works on this program were part of a rare find of music recently discovered in Price's abandoned home in Kankakee, IL. They have been edited by Dr. Barbara Jackson of Fayetteville, Arkansas....