Encounters: with the music of our time

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Encounters: with the music of our time, now in its 36th season, is the Department of Music's new music concert series.

The Encounters series brings together world-class visiting artists and the works of Duke Music Department composition students. Students have the opportunity to have their works read, recorded, and performed publicly by professional ensembles like Da Capo Chamber Players, Bang on a Can, and others.

Upcoming Events

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 »

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 »