Events Archive

Music of Southern Composers: Marlissa Hudson, soprano and David Heid, pianist
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Music of Southern Composers, including William Grant Still's "Songs of Separation" and a complete performance of Jake Heggie's "At the Statue of Venus." Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson (T '99) has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). At home both on the operatic...

Fred Raimi, cello & Jane Hawkins, piano
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Music of Bach and Beethoven. Cellist Fred Raimi is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and the longest serving member of the Ciompi Quartet, having joined the ensemble in 1974. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Raimi received his M.M. degree from SUNY-Binghamton,...

Faculty/Student Chamber Orchestra Concert
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi Quartet, Susan Fancher (saxophone) and others, with guest artist Ashley Bathgate (cello) and conductor Harry Davidson, present Elgar's "Serenade for String Orchestra," Duke composer Scott Lindroth's Cello Quintet, and Milhaud's "La Creation du Monde."

Wind Master Class with Jimmy Gilmore, clarinet & Rachel Niketopoulos, French horn
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The public is invited to observe this free master class featuring wind students from the Duke Wind Symphony and Duke Symphony Orchestra.

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...

Memorial Jazz Concert Honoring Paul Jeffrey
Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

John Brown, director of Jazz Studies at Duke, honors the life and music of Paul Jeffrey (1933-2015) by presenting a concert of his arrangements. Saxophonist and composer Paul Jeffrey earned a bachelor of science degree in music education at Ithaca College before moving to New York City, where he...

Ciompi Quartet Presents "Three Bs in a Minor Key" (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Fred Raimi presents THREE Bs IN A MINOR KEY, an evening of great works by three of classical music¿s greatest composers: Beethoven, Bach and Brahms. Raimi (cello) is joined by Rolf Schulte (violin), Kirsten Swanson (viola) and Jane Hawkins (piano). Works will include Bach: Sonata for Cello and...

Ciompi Quartet Presents "Light and Shadow" (SOLD OUT)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Jonathan Bagg presents LIGHT AND SHADOW a performance where the world of color, light and shadow emerge in three strings and a flute: music of Mozart contrasts with Andrew Norman, Gunther Schuller, and Stephen Jaffe in a concert that bursts with stylistic variety and virtuosity. Bagg (viola) is...

Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham: Songs of Solomon and Shakespeare
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 5:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The 32 singers of the Vocal Arts Ensemble celebrate the 20th anniversary of the group by singing about love, first using passionate and romantic Old Testament words from "The Song of Solomon" and then singing four Liebeslieder (Love Song) Waltzes by Johannes Brahms. In addition, the group will...

Ciompi Quartet Presents "Mozart's Playground"
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Eric Pritchard presents MOZART'S PLAYGROUND, a concert tracing the stylistic development of music from the Baroque period to the Classical era through works by the sons of J. S. Bach. Andrew Willis (fortepiano), renowned for his work in Baroque performance, will join Pritchard (violin) who will...