Concerts & Recitals

Upcoming Events

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program:Scott Lindroth: T120 (premiere performance)Ryan Harrison: For Vera (premiere performance)Robert Schumann: Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 63Giving performances that are "lithe, persuasive" (The… read more about Horszowski Trio »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program:Seong Ae Kim: world premiereAdolphus Hailstork: Bassoon SetJohannes Brahms: Sonata in E MinorFrancisco Mignone: Sonata No. 1 for Two Bassoons (1961), featuring Duke student bassoonist Michael… read more about Jessica Kunttu, bassoon & Annie Brooks Stankovic, piano »

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Goodson Chapel

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform two works: Carlos Chavez's Quartet No. 1 and Silvestre Revueltas' Quartet No. 1.Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our… read more about Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program Includes music of Bach, Bloch, Mendelssohn, and others. Check this listing for more detailed information closer to the time of the performance. Harry Davidson is the music director of the… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Wind Symphony returns to the Baldwin Auditorium stage on October 14, 2021 with the first of three fall semester concerts. This opening concert, entitled Scenes and Views, explores music… read more about Duke University Wind Symphony: Scenes and Views »

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Baldwin Auditorium

"Not just vibraphone, but glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba and even tubular bells. The youngest of the remarkable Marsalis brothers plays them all...." (The Guardian)Join the Duke Jazz Ensemble, John… read more about Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz Ensemble and the Duke Djembe & Afro Cuban Ensembles with guest artist Jason Marsalis »

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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, led by interim director J… read more about Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Tenor Albert Lee (pictured); the Ciompi Quartet; Duke Chorale, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop; NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Lenora Helms Hammonds; cellist Timothy Holley, and pianist Anthony… read more about Concert: On The Persistence Of The Spiritual In Black Music with Albert Lee, tenor »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program:Elliott Carter: Sonata for Cello and PianoJonathan Newman: Deep Sky BlueNadia Boulanger: Three PiecesCellist Caroline Stinson performs widely as a chamber musician, soloist, and recitalist,… read more about Caroline Stinson, cello & Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano »

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Duke Chapel

All are welcome to attend this service, which combines the form of the traditional evening vespers service with the musical improvisation of jazz.Vespers is an ancient Christian service with chants,… read more about Jazz Vespers »

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East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String… read more about Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert »

Baldwin Auditorium

After a year of virtual offerings, Duke's resident Ciompi Quartet returns in-person this November with an evening program featuring compositions created during the World War II period. Ciompi will be… read more about Ciompi Quartet »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is conducted by Rob Rempher, and the DUSS Youth… read more about Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert »

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East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Performance and collaboration with the members of the Composition Seminar "Double Consciousness: Perspectives on Black Music and Poetry," featuring premieres and conversation. This concert is… read more about Louise Toppin, soprano & John O’Brien, piano »

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East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang, presents a concert featuring a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western… read more about Chinese Music Ensemble »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Wind Symphony's Fall 2021 concert cycle concludes on November 18 with a program entitled "Points of Reflection." The music on this concert is inspired by a quote from the program note of "… read more about Duke University Wind Symphony: Points of Reflection »

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Baldwin Auditorium

[dnme], directed by Brittany Green, fosters an appreciation and understanding of new music through the study and performance of music of the 20th and 21st centuries. This semester, we will… read more about [dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The Cabaret will be presented again at 7 PM on Saturday, Nov. 20. David Heid, directorDaniel Seyfried, pianist Free Admission. Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our extended community.… read more about Duke Opera Theater: A Gershwin & Porter Cabaret »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

David Heid, directorDaniel Seyfried, pianist Free Admission. Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our extended community. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated… read more about Duke Opera Theater: A Gershwin & Porter Cabaret »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Note: The Fall 2021 Student Chamber Music concerts will take place in two parts due to the length of the program. The first concert begins at 3 pm. The second concert begins at 6 pm. Advanced… read more about Chamber Music Concert: Part 1 »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Note: The Fall 2021 Student Chamber Music concerts will take place in two parts due to the length of the program. The first concert begins at 3 pm. The second concert begins at 6 pm. Advanced… read more about Chamber Music Concert: Part 2 »

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Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and… read more about Duke Chorale Christmas Concert »

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Goodson Chapel

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Brahms: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 67.Duke Music prioritizes the health and safety of our extended community. We strongly encourage all… read more about Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics »

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Baldwin Auditorium

Program Includes music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and others. Check this listing for more detailed information closer to the time of the performance. Harry Davidson is the music director of the… read more about Duke Symphony Orchestra »

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Baldwin Auditorium

"Javon adds a modern twist to the music we grew up with. Everybody get ready for a funky good time." - Branford MarsalisJavon Jackson came into international prominence as a member of the legendary… read more about Duke Jazz Ensemble with guest artist with Javon Jackson, saxophone »