Upcoming Events

Ciompi Quartet: "Remembered, Imagined, Re-imagined" with Eliza Bagg, soprano
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Program includes Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape; Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano & String Quartet; and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl's New Work for String Quartet, Soprano, and Electronics. Now recognized as a modern classic, Steve Reich's "...

Ciompi Quartet: "Remembered, Imagined, Re-imagined" with Eliza Bagg, soprano
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Program includes Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape; Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano & String Quartet; and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl's New Work for String Quartet, Soprano, and Electronics. Now recognized as a modern classic, Steve Reich's "...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Advanced musicians in Duke's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ali Jackson, percussionist
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"... Ali Jackson generates a subtle but irresistible force when he plays, making even the smallest gestures advance his agenda of locomotion." (Nate Chinen, New York Times). Multitalented composer, arranger, music educator, and jazz percussionist Ali Jackson is considered to be one of the most...

Chamber Music Master Class with Calidore String Quartet
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Calidore String Quartet is one of the premier chamber ensembles in a generation of exciting new chamber talent. Since forming in Los Angeles, the spirited Calidore - a portmanteau of its native state and the French word for "golden" - has gathered an impressive list of honors, including a...

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Duke Chapel

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 stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Music for the Season with April Martin, soprano & Don Eagle, trumpet
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

PROGRAM: Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major, Alessandro Scarlatti: "Cantata Pastorale per la Nativita," J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 51: "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 in D Major. April Martin joined the Virginia Opera as an Emerging Artist for the 2017-...

Encounters: with the Music of Our Time presents "A Forest Unfolding"
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

"A Forest Unfolding," a collaborative cantata by Stephen Jaffe, Melinda Wagner, Eric Moe and David Kirkland Garner, with texts by Richard Powers, Anne Labastille, and others. Guest artists include Ilana Davidson, soprano; Alexander Hurd, baritone; narrator TBA; and chamber ensemble under the...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Ciompi Quartet Concert No. 2 Featuring Susan Fancher, Saxophone
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi Quartet opens this concert with Arvo Pärt's landmark Fratres, an engrossing 1977 piece that seesaws between hyperactive flurries and halcyon stretches. They continue with Elliott Carter's Two Fragments for String Quartet, two short sections that test divides between silence and volume...

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