Events Archive

Chamber Music Masterclass with Joel Krosnick
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

As cellist in the Juilliard String Quartet from 1974 to 2016, Joel Krosnick has performed the great quartet literature throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and recorded it for the Sony Classical, Wergo, and CRI labels. He has also performed as a soloist and recitalist around...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents Kate Dreyfuss, violin
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Kate Dreyfuss (violin) will perform Flannery Cunningham's "Depth Sounding" (2015), and Shih-Hui Chen's "Returning Souls," alongside new pieces by Duke composers Jason Mulligan, Susie Ling, Dayton Kinney, and James Budinich.

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform works by Füsun Koksal, Kurtág and Fauré. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All its members are professors at Duke and play a leading role in its cultural life,...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the DUSS Youth Symphony performing the Manuel da Falla "Three Cornered Hat Suite #2" and Bizet's "Carmen Suite #1." The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, November 2, 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...

Traces of Travelling Musicians
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Musicologist and producer at Radio France, Corinne Schneider presents afew examples of 19th-21st-century Western composers who were motivated by a desire of travel. These voyages left profound traces on their lives and on their art, in the form of oeuvres-témoins (works that bear witness). Out...

Making Music with Refugees at the Philharmonie de Paris
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

In the past decade, political and economic issues have spurred significant migration within Europe. One of the ways to create ties with refugees and aid their integration is through music. Art and entertainment thus supply the conditions for contact and shared experience. Many projects carried...

Listening to LatinX
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

"Listening to LatinX" will explore new critical perspectives on Latino/a/X Studies from the field of Sound Studies. The study of sound and its connection to Latino/a/X communities is currently unfolding, and as the United States is home to approximately 55 million Spanish speakers, has some...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Ernie Watts, saxophone
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"He is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game." (Ian Patterson, All About Jazz). Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music. He has been featured on over 500 recordings by artists ranging from...

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