Events Archive

Violin and Chamber Music Masterclass with Katharina Uhde
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 12:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Katharina Uhde graduated from Duke University with a Ph.D. in Musicology in 2014. She is Assistant Professor in Violin and Musicology at Valparaiso University, IN. As a concerto soloist, she has appeared with orchestras in Germany, Serbia, Poland, Brazil, and the United States. As soloist,...

Katharina Uhde, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Joseph Joachim: "Irish Fantasy" and "Notturno," Beethoven: Kreutzer Sonata in A Major, Op. 47. R. Larry Todd is Arts & Sciences Professor and former chair of the Music Department at Duke University. Among his books are "Mendelssohn: A Life in Music," "Fanny Hensel, the Other...

Tom and Zula: Jews and Gentiles at Play on the Interwar Polish Stage
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. Breakfast is served at 9am.By the 1920s,...

Transnational Soundscapes: Literary and Sonic Cultures Across the Americas and Iberia
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

The Transnational Soundscapes symposium will bring scholars to present and discuss topics of sound, literature, and culture across the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. Coffee and light refreshments served during intermission. 1:30pm Keynote from Professor Alejandro L. Madrid (Cornell...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the 2019-20 DUSS Concerto Competition winners performing the Barber Violin Concerto, Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2, and Corelli's "La Folia." The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ulysses Owens Jr., percussion
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Heralded as a "legitimate jazz triple threat" (Critical Jazz) who "take[s] a back seat to no one" (The New York Times), performer, producer and educator Ulysses Owens Jr. goes the limit in the jazz world and beyond. He has been named a Rising Star by DownBeat's Critics Poll for five years...

La Paix du Parnasse: French and Italian masterworks of the Baroque with Sonnambula
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:30pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

*Free event parking will be available in the Campus Drive lot directly across Anderson St. from the Rubenstein Arts Center.* Italian and French musical fashions wrestled for dominance in Europe throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Sonnambula violinist Jude Ziliak and gambist Amy...

The Future of Music: Seeking New Modes of Making Music and New Models of Outreach
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Noon on February 18 Rubenstein Arts Center Ruby Lounge, welcome guest speaker Laurent Bayle, Director and co-founder (with the late Pierre Boulez) of the Philharmonie de Paris, who will give a talk called "The Future of Music: Seeking New Modes of Making Music and New Models of Outreach". Mr....

Ciompi Quartet: Myth-Makers, featuring Rachel Yonan, viola & Alex Ezerman, cello
Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Strauss: Sextet from "Capriccio"; Shulamit Ran: String Sextet, "Lyre of Orpheus"; Fauré: String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 121. Violist Rachel Yonan, co-founder of the Marinus Ensemble, and cellist Alex Ezerman, professor cello at UNC-Greensboro, join the Ciompi for an afternoon program of...

Duke Wind Symphony: 46th Annual Viennese Ball
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual fundraiser for the Duke Wind Symphony.