Upcoming Performances

Ciompi Concert No. 4 feat. Gerard McBurney, Narrator
Sat, Apr 01, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi finish their season with a panoramic view of Beethoven's seminal string quartets. They start where the composer started, with his String Quartet No. 3, the first he composed. Jumping nearly thirty years to the pinnacle of Beethoven's quartet writing, they take on his complex and...

Organ Recital Series: Robert Parkins
Sun, Apr 02, 5:00 PM
Duke Chapel

Robert Parkins is the University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke, and his recordings have appeared on several labels. This season's recital will feature "German Organ Music of Four Centuries," including works by Buxtehude, Bach, and Brahms on the Flentrop organ, as well...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Joe Locke, vibes
Fri, Apr 07, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

"In the select group of contemporary vibes players, Locke has claims to head the list." -- Penguin Encyclopedia of Jazz. Joe Locke is widely considered to be one of the major voices of his instrument. He has performed and recorded with a diverse range of notable musicians, including Grover...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sun, Apr 09, 3:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke New Music Ensemble, directed by Eren Gümrükcüoglu, will present works by Duke graduate student composers, including Sid Richardson's "Liber Contrapunctum" for piano and violin (an ongoing collection of short contrapuntal pieces that seek to reinterpret harmonic material excerpted from...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Shakespearean Transformations
Wed, Apr 12, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Purcell: "The Gordian Knot Untied," Suite for Strings; Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; and featuring new works for the DSO by 2016-2017 Student Composition contest winners Jonathan Aisenberg and Ilhan Gokhan, and 2016-2017 Student Concerto Competition winner Ian...

Duke Wind Symphony: famous melodies, fun music, fantastic evening
Thu, Apr 13, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The program features famous melodies from TV shows such as "Dr. Who" and fun music featuring individualsections of the ensemble such as "76 Trombones" from "The Music Man." The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant.

Duke Collegium Musicum: Haec machina exstinguit tyrannos: Music for Revolution and the End of Days
Fri, Apr 14, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Selections by William Byrd, Orlandi di Lasso, and other sonorous subversives. The Duke Collegium Musicum is directed by Roman Testroet.

Chamber Music Concert
Tue, Apr 18, 7:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced undergraduate musicians in the Music Department's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Duke Chorale Celebration Concert
Fri, Apr 21, 8:00 PM
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents a celebration concert featuring highlights from the group's 2016-17 season. The Chorale will perform an eclectic array of selections ranging from the Baroque to modern, including folksongs and spirituals. The Duke Chorale is a primarily...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Sat, Apr 22, 5:00 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,...