Upcoming Events

Music Lecture: Katherine Hambridge (Durham University, UK)
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Popularising the 'Popular,' c. 1800." Katherine Hambridge focuses on French and German musical life in the first half of the nineteenth century. Her current research concerns the transfer and circulation of theatre repertoire and personnel between Paris, Vienna and Berlin, in particular, the...

Ciompi Concert No. 4 feat. Gerard McBurney, Narrator
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
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
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
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...

Voice Master Class with Joseph Amaya
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

Dr. Joseph Amaya has served on the voice faculty at the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University since 1989. He has also taught at the University of Texas at Arlington, Trinity University, and the University of Georgia. Dr. Amaya has appeared as a guest artist with professional...

Chamber Music Master Class with Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation as one of the most accomplished and intriguing violinists of the younger generation. Future concerto engagements include debuts with the Boston Symphony, Montreal...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Joe Locke, vibes
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
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
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
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...

Violin Master Class with Janet Sung
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by The Washington Post for her "riveting" playing and "exquisite tone", her playing possesses the rare...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Shakespearean Transformations
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
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
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
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.

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