Performances

Upcoming Performances

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Nicholas Payton, trumpet
Fri, Oct 20, 8:00 PM
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...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Sat, Oct 21, 8:00 PM
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...

Villiers Quartet: Delius String Quartet and other 20th century English chamber works
Fri, Nov 03, 8:00 PM
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...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; David Meyer, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano: Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929)
Sat, Nov 04, 5:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Pianist R. Larry Todd, violinist Hsiao-mei Ku, and cellist David Meyer perform Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929) in the culminating concert of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures...

Rare Music Concert: The Sound World of Carlo Dolci
Thu, Nov 09, 7:00 PM
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula, and Monteverdi. Featuring Laurie Monahan, voice (Berklee College of Music), Catherine Liddel, theorbo & baroque guitar (Boston University), and Laura Jeppesen, bass viola da gamba & violin (Wellesley College). *Pre-...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Pablo Rosario "El Indio"
Fri, Nov 10, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Percussionist Pablo Rosario "El Indio" has performed and recorded with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, David Bowie, Luther Vandross, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, and many others. His teaching experience includes Rutgers University, the Drummers...

Duke University String School 50th Anniversary Celebration: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Sat, Nov 11, 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 50th Anniversary Celebration: Orchestra Concert
Sun, Nov 12, 6:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

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 Wind Symphony: An Assortment of Suites
Thu, Nov 16, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert features guest conductor Dr. William Staub, Associate Director of Bands & Director of the East Carolina University Marching Pirates; and the Enloe High School Wind Ensemble, Robert C. Hunter, conductor. Works include Holst: First Suite in E-flat, Steven Bryant: "Suite Dreams"...

Duke Opera Workshop
Sat, Nov 18, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn and accompanied by pianist David Heid, presents a revue of popular songs with costumes and staging.

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