Events Archive

Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as...

Duke Chorale with the Choral Society of Durham and the Durham Medical Orchestra present Philip Glass's "Itaipú" and Eric Whitacre's "Deep Field"
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Rodney Wynkoop, director of the Duke Chorale and the Choral Society of Durham, will conduct this concert. The Choral Society of Durham's winter performance features a collaboration with the Durham Medical Orchestra (Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director). Philip Glass' "Itaipú" sets the text of...

Duke Wind Symphony: "The Lord of the Rings" with guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, is excited to welcome guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij and saxophone soloist Henk van Twillert. Works include Johan de Meij's "Fellini"and his "Symphony No. 1: The Lord of the Rings." Dutch composer and conductor...

Barbara Lister-Sink, piano, performs Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit"
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Ravel: "Gaspard de la Nuit," and preludes by Chopin, Scriabin, Jacquet de la Guerre, & Ruth Crawford. Barbara Lister-Sink, internationally acclaimed pianist and teacher, is a graduate of Smith College and holds the coveted Prix d'Excellence from the Utrecht Conservatory, and...

Saxophone Masterclass with Henk van Twillert
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19, Bone Hall

Dutch saxophonist Henk van Twillert studied at the Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam with Ed Bogaard, where he completed his studies for the Superior Soloist diploma, passed "with distinction." In 1979, he co-founded the renowned Amsterdam Saxophone Quartet. Since 1993, Henk van Twillert has...

Lecture Series In Musicology: Roger Moseley (Cornell University)
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Return to Sender: Channeling Recursion in Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin." Roger Moseley's recent research focuses on intersections between keyboard music, digital games, and the diverse ways in which they can be played. In 2017, his first book, "Keys to Play: Music as a Ludic Medium from...

Freeing the Caged Bird: Defining Well-Coordinated Piano Technique and its Relationship to Musicality: A Workshop-Masterclass with Dr. Barbara Lister-Sink
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Pianists of all ages and levels are often frustrated and even tragically hindered by discomfort, pain, and injury related to playing. Widely misperceived as unavoidable occupational hazards, these problems often result from accumulated muscle tension, structural imbalance, skeletal misalignment...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, Chapel organist and Divinity School organist at Duke, has won top prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and he records for the Dutch music label Pentatone. A Grammy-nominated artist in collaboration...

Chamber Music Masterclass with JACK Quartet
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The members of JACK Quartet lead a master class in Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center, coaching student musicians on classic works for string quartet. In just a decade, JACK Quartet has become one of the most enterprising and energized new music powerhouses in the world. These "superheroes of the new...

Jean-Paul C. Montagnier: "The War of Austrian Succession and the Masses by Henry Madin (1740-1748)"
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Biddle 104

Jean-Paul C. Montagnier studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, before completing a Ph.D. at Duke University (1994) where he specialized in the music of the French baroque. He is currently Professor of musicology at the University of Lorraine (Nancy, France), and...