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Page Stephens, mezzo soprano; Chuck Dillard, piano; and chamber ensemble: "The White Album"
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

PLEASE NOTE: Concert start time is now 4 PM, NOT 3 PM. Works include Poulenc: "Banalités," Ravel: "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée," John Musto: "Shadow of the Blues," and the local premiere of Mark Kilstofte's song cycle, "The White Album," conducted by the composer. Page Stephens graduated from Duke...

Music Lecture: Karen Desmond (Brandeis): "Torso: Piecing together the Fragmentary Remains of English Music from the late Middle Ages"
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Biddle Music Building 101

Karen Desmond is Associate Professor of Music at Brandeis University. Her monograph "Music and the moderni, 1300-1350: The ars nova in Theory and Practice" (Cambridge University Press, 2018) challenges prevailing accounts of the ars nova. She has been the recipient an NEH Research Fellowship (...

The Millennial Discord: Generational Tensions in Early Modern Italy
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its 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.About...

Ruby Friday (on a Tuesday): Alex Sopp
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Acclaimed New York-based flutist and interdisciplinary artist Alex Sopp's Instagram bio lends a glimpse into her genre-crossing practice and interests: "ymusic + paul simon + knights + now + flutes + paints + weirds + dress up." In residence through Duke Arts and the Department of Music...

Encounters: with the Music of Our Time presents Gloria Cheng, piano
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Adams, Terry Riley, Andrew Waggoner, Stephen Jaffe, and others, including premiere performances of works written for Ms. Cheng by Duke composition fellows Huijuan Ling and Jason Mulligan. Grammy and Emmy Award-winning pianist Gloria Cheng has long been devoted to...

Priceless: The Music of Florence Price
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Featuring the Ciompi Quartet; Marlissa Hudson, soprano (T '99); David Heid & Daniel Seyfried, pianists; and the Duke Chorale and Chamber Choir. The program includes Price's "5 Folksongs in Counterpoint" forstring quartet, Piano Sonata, and selected songs and choral works. Florence Price (...

Mivos Quartet reads new works by Duke graduate composers
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Limited attendance, open by arrangement only. Call 919-660-3175 if you are interested in observing as Mivos Quartet reads new works by Eren Gümrükçüo¿lu and other Duke graduate composers. The Mivos Quartet, "one of America's most daring and ferocious new-music ensembles" (The Chicago Reader), is...

Faculty/Student Chamber Orchestra Concert
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Brahms: Serenade in D Major, Op. 11, arranged for a septet of winds and strings; Jo Kondo: "Still Life" for 8 violins; and Stephen Jaffe's "Pedal Point," with baritone soloist Thomas Meglioranza and a consort of low instruments, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop. This faculty/student...

Flute4: Carla Copeland-Burns, Erinn Frechette, Caroline Ulrich, & Amy Orsinger Whitehead
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Marilyn Bliss, Thomas McColley, Eric Ewazen, Charles Delaney, and others. Includes the extended flute family from bass to piccolo with music written specifically for flute quartet, as well as adapted earlier works by Mozart and Frescobaldi. Flute4 was formed in 2017 by a quartet of...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2019-2020 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,...

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