Upcoming Events

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 Wind Symphony: Celebration Concert
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony will celebrate the beginning of a new season and the inauguration of President Price with a CELEBRATION concert. Works will include: John Williams - Olympic Fanfare and Theme, Travis Cross - Let the Amen Sound, Paul Dukas - Fanfare from "La Peri", Oscar Navarro...

Visit with mezzo-soprano Emily Fons
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Emily Fons, currently performing the role of Ruby in Jennifer Higdon's "Cold Mountain" with North Carolina Opera, will sing one of her arias from the opera and will talk about her experiences with "Cold Mountain" and other aspects of her career. This event is free and open to the public. There...

Andrea Edith Moore, soprano; Jason Karn, tenor; David Heid, pianist
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Schumann Project: "Frauenliebe und Leben" and "Dichterliebe," two stories of love and loss. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore brings a "certain opalescence that is particularly served by her impressive phrasing and inherent musicality" to myriad leading roles including Pamina, Zerlina, The Countess...

Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek, saxophones; Inara Zandmane, piano
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Antonio Vivaldi, Mark Engebretson, Wei Dai, Nicholas Rich, and Jun Nagao, with videos by Duke alumnus Jonathan Wall and Elon faculty member Samantha Di Rosa. Susan Fancher is known for her deep and poetic musical interpretations. A much sought after performer of new music, she has...

Piano Master Class with Simone Dinnerstein
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein's performance schedule has taken her around the world since her acclaimed New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall in 2005, to venues including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Sydney...

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...

Music Lecture: Kyle Adams (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Parameters of phrase in hip-hop: harmonic, syntactical, and rhythmic." Kyle Adams is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Music Theory, and aural skills coordinator at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He earned his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 2006,...

Carla Copeland-Burns, flute & Inara Zandmane, piano
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

NYC: Music for Flute and Piano: music by composers with a New York connection, including Dvorák, Piazzolla, Liebermann, and others. Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns enjoys an active teaching and performing career based in North Carolina. Noted as a flexible and versatile player, Carla currently...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Kola Owolabi
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Kola Owolabi, whose playing has been described as "a thrilling combination of technical prowess and artistic ingenuity" (The American Organist), will present an eclectic program of music from the 17th through 20th centuries on the Brombaugh and Flentrop organs. In 2002, Owolabi was awarded...

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