Events Archive

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke graduate composers James Budinich, Stephen Downing, Ryan Harrison, Dayton Kinney, Huijuan Ling, Jason Mulligan, and others engage with JACK Quartet during the second of three visits to Duke in 2018-19. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3175. Presented in...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the 2018-19 DUSS Concerto Competition winners. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is conducted by Rob Rempher, and the DUSS Youth Symphony is conducted by...

Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi Quartet follows this tradition of rediscovery, playing works of nineteenth century composers Marie...

Duke Wind Symphony: 45th annual Viennese Ball
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 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.

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Chris Potter, saxophone
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him "One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet" while Jazz Times identified him as "a figure of international...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics with Allan Ware, clarinet
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Marie Jaëll's String Quartet in G Minor and Mozart's Clarinet Quintet. Allan Ware was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and studied at Davidson College, the University of North Carolina, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music in...

Valentine's Weekend Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Annual concert featuring the Duke University, North Carolina Central University, & UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Ensembles. The Duke Jazz Ensemble is directed by John Brown. This year's concert will be held in Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

Rousseau on Music, Redux
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new 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. A light breakfast will be served at 9am....

Organ Recital Series - Jens Korndörfer
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Jens Korndörfer has been described as "a thoroughly convincing performer . . . sensitive and brilliant" (Mannheimer Morgen). Born in Germany, he has spent the last sixteen years in France, Japan, Canada, and the United States. Appointed the first German organist in residence at the Concert...