Upcoming Events

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
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, anthems, prayers, and scripture reading.Jazz Vespers brings together Professor John Brown, his...

Unraveling "Ce Morceau de Tissu" | Ruby Friday
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.In this unraveling, we have a rare opportunity to hear the performance of a complete musical work followed by a session where...

Duke Opera Theater
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Members of the Duke Voice Faculty and pianist Daniel Seyfried join the Duke Opera Theater students in a concert of beloved operatic ensembles by Beethoven, Bizet, Copland, Gounod, and Mozart. Sung in English. Duke Opera Theater (formerly Duke Opera Workshop) is directed by David Heid.

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 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 with Caroline Stinson, cellist
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Classical at the Core" -- program includes Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde (Die Zauberharfe), D. 797; Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major; and Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73. Caroline Stinson is cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Fred Wesley, trombone
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Legendary bandleader, trombonist and author Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk still setting the standard with his jazz-funk band, The New JBs. Born in Columbus, Georgia, and raised in Mobile, Ala., Wesley began his career as a teenage trombonist with Ike and Tina Turner. He later was...

Organ Recital Series: Eric Plutz
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 8:00pm
Duke Chapel

University Organist at Princeton, Eric Plutz has appeared at distinguished venues throughout the United States and in Europe. A review of one of his solo recordings exclaimed, "Plutz is a master craftsman . . . his performances are sensitive, emotional, stunningly accurate, and spectacularly...

Organ Recital Series: Eric Plutz
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 5:15pm
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University Organist at Princeton, Eric Plutz has appeared at distinguished venues throughout the United States and in Europe. A review of one of his solo recordings exclaimed, "Plutz is a master craftsman . . . his performances are sensitive, emotional, stunningly accurate, and spectacularly...

Organ Recital Series: Christopher Jacobson
Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and he records for the Dutch label Pentatone. A GRAMMY-nominated artist in collaboration with the South Dakota Chorale in their recording of...

Jazz Vespers
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

A collaboration between Duke Chapel and the Duke Jazz Program, the Jazz Vespers worship services combine the ancient form of evening Vespers with the musical improvisations of jazz. Chapel Dean Luke A. Powery will offer prayers and readings, and The John Brown Big Band will provide musical...

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