Events Archive

Imani Winds: readings of new works by Duke graduate composers
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Reading and recording session with limited attendance, open to the public ONLY by arrangement. Call 919-660-3175 for information. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing,...

Duke Chinese Music Ensemble
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang, presents a concert featuring a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western instruments.

Sunday Service: Imani Winds at North Star Church of the Arts
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00am

Imani Winds, the GRAMMY-nominated, NY-based wind quintet renowned for its virtuosity and record of commissioning bold new works by composers of color, leads a "Sunday Service" at North Star Church of the Arts in downtown Durham. On the heels of their Saturday, November 16 performance of french...

Hye-Bin Song, piano
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: D. Scarlatti: Sonata in B Minor, K. 87 and Sonata in E Major, K. 380; Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit: III. Scarbo; Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110; Hye-Bin Song: Wind Etudes for Piano; Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514. Award-winning pianist Hye-Bin (Monica) Song has performed...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with guest artist Melena
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Melena, born in Havana, Cuba, is an accomplished percussionist and educator of Afro-Cuban music. Her Afro-­Cuban sound is a conversation of melodies that she plays with fierce passion. Melena is a multi-talented percussionist who plays congas, timbales, bata drums, and shekere. She studied...

Chamber Music Masterclass with Harlem String Quartet
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a 2009 performance at The White House for President...

Duke University Wind Symphony with Imani Winds
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Jeff Scott: "Baile Si Quiere!," Phillip Sparke: "Dance Movements," Alfred Reed: "First Suite for Band," Tchaikovsky: "Dance of the Jesters," & more. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind...

Composition workshop with pianist Conrad Tao
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Workshop featuring piano and live electronics in works by composition fellows Brittany Green and Brooks Frederickson, and professor John Supko. Limited attendance open ONLY by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333 for information. Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has...

Organ Recital Series: Timothy Olsen
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Timothy Olsen gives a recital on the Flentrop organ, "Dancing through the Centuries," which includes works by J. S. Bach, Guy Bovet, Calvin Hampton, and others. Admission is free. $5 event parking is available in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in...

Rare Music Series: "Frescobaldi in Florence," with Julianne Baird, soprano & Benjamin Katz, harpsichord
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Concert features music from a newly discovered manuscript of 17th century keyboard music with new works attributed to Frescobaldi and Anglesi. Benjamin Katz has performed as a harpsichordist since 2001, presenting music from the 16th century to the present day. He has performed in venues...