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Ciompi Quartet Presents: "Then I Knew 'Twas Wind": Music for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

Jonathan Bagg (viola) will bring a fervent expectancy into the performance hall where he will again engage the audience in the modern chamber music landscape featuring refreshing lyrical works. Guest artists Laura Gilbert (flute) and Stacey Shames (harp) will join this adventure. PROGRAM: Harald...

Ciompi Quartet Presents: Quotation and Variation
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
Doris Duke Center Kirby Horton Hall

Canadian-born cellist Caroline Stinson, the new cellist in the Ciompi Quartet, will present her first concert as member of the Quartet on a program of works that celebrate and highlight the beauty of her sonorous string instrument through music based on folk songs and the art of variation....

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Highlights include Tchaikovsky: "Romeo and Juliet" Overture and Bernstein: "West Side Story" Overture. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been...

Spring 2018 Concert: MUSIC
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The DMO Spring 2018 concert, MUSIC, offers something for everyone! Performing a program of Mozart, Dvorák, Schubert, and Rimsky-Korsakov, the DMO will share classical music with you in a concert setting that is enjoyable as well as educational. Don't miss this opportunity to join the DMO and our...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 featuring Max Raimi, Viola
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Since 1974, Fred Raimi has worked as the cellist of the Ciompi Quartet, making him the longest-serving member of the venerable Duke institution. This concert marks Raimi's final performance as cellist of the Ciompi Quartet. The Ciompi begins its spring concert in the way it has traditionally...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

JACK Quartet 'American Music No. 2'
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

The members of the JACK Quartet have been called "superheroes of the new music world" (The Boston Globe) and the "next-generation counterpart" to the benchmark Arditti (The Guardian). The New York Times hailed the JACK as "among the best ensembles of its generation." Recent personnel shifts...

Organ Recital Series - David Briggs, FRCO
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

David Briggs, FRCO, recently appointed Artist in Residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City, has built a worldwide reputation as a dazzling performer and creative improviser. In recent years he has become increasingly sought after for his organ arrangements of massive...

Duke Opera Workshop: Operas Comic and Comique
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Opera excerpts from The Barber of Seville, Don Pasquale, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, The Elixir of Love, and Carmen, sung in English with costumes and staging. Piano accompaniment by David Heid.

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