All Strings Events

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...

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...

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...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; David Meyer, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano: Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929)
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
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-...

Chamber Music Concert
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Chamber Music Master Class with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This master class, which is free and open to the public, is part of a two-year artist residency with JACK Quartet, whose members The Boston Globe hailed as "the superheroes of the new music world." The residency is a joint venture between Duke Performances and the Department of Music and...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 featuring Jane Hawkins, Piano
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Since 1974, Fred Raimi has worked as the cellist of the Ciompi Quartet, making him the longest-serving member of the venerable Duke institution. This concert marks Raimi's final performance as cellist of the Ciompi Quartet. The Ciompi begins its spring concert in the way it has traditionally...