Events Archive

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; Thomas Meglioranza, baritone; and Richard Powers, narrator; with a chamber...

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-...

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...

Handel: Messiah
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

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 Chinese Music Ensemble
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Join us for the first concert of Duke Music's new Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang. The concert will feature a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western instruments.

Handel: Messiah
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

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...

Handel: Messiah
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

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. The program includes complete works or movements from the following: Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 "Ghost" & String Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 3; Haydn: String Quartet in D Minor,...

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