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Ciompi Quartet presents Raimi Family Plus DiEugenio
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

The last concert in the Ciompi Quartet Presents summer series is a family and friends concert presented by cellist Fred Raimi. The program will include works by Mozart, Bach, Schubert, and Seder Songs by Max Raimi, performed by Nicholas DiEugenio (violin), Mimi Solomon (piano), Max Raimi (viola...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...

Fred Raimi, cello
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

J.S. Bach solo cello suites and other works performed by Ciompi Quartet cellist Fred Raimi. Raimi is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and the longest serving member of the Ciompi Quartet, having joined the ensemble in 1974. As a member of the Ciompi Quartet, he has...

Songs of Journey: Gala concert featuring the premiere of Stephen Jaffe's "Migrations" and Mahler's "Songs of a Wayfarer"
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert explores themes of migration and immigration, featuring Bright Sheng's "The Stream Flows," Hsiao-mei Ku, violin soloist; Penka Kouneva: "Scherzo" from String Quartet No. 1, performed by the Ciompi Quartet; Mahler: "Songs of a Wayfarer" with Susan Dunn, soloist; and the premiere of...

Ciompi Concert No. 1 featuring Rachel Kuipers Yonan, Viola & Brent Wissick, Cello
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

For its fall concert the Ciompi recruits two acclaimed area musicians for a pair of string quintets. They begin with Mozart's emotionally dynamic String Quintet No. 3, which ricochets from dashing to heartrending, Triangle resident and cofounder of the Pennsylvania-based Marinus Ensemble Rachel...

Chamber Music Master Class with Vega String Quartet
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Vega String Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University, is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement. The New York Times raved that "[the Quartet's] playing had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Hsiao-mei Ku, violinist
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Symphonic Paradigms: MOZART and BEETHOVEN." Program includes Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385, "Haffner;" Bartók: Two Portraits, Op. 5; and Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93. Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke University and a member of the...

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...

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...

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