Events Archive

Women's Wind Ensemble
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes music by Antonio Vivaldi, Arthur Bliss, Astor Piazzolla, Robin McLaughlin, and John Williams. The Women's Wind Ensemble (WWE) was formed in 2017 with the intent to showcase various combinations of small and medium-sized wind chamber ensembles. WWE has created an opportunity for...

Ciompi Quartet: Trois Modernes
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10; Toru Takemitsu: String Quartet "Landscape" (1960); Stravinsky: Concertino for String Quartet (1920). For its inaugural concert of the 2019/20 season, the Ciompi Quartet presents a program of three works linked aesthetically to French...

Piano Masterclass with Andrew Tyson
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Durham native Andrew Tyson has garnered international praise as "a real poet of the piano" (BBC Radio 3). His remarkable artistic accomplishments include being a laureate of the Leeds International Piano Competition and achieving First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zurich. He has...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Igor Stravinsky's Concertino and Marie Jaëll's String Quartet. Student string quartet Quarlitté (Haoyang Yu, Ann Chang, Celina Zhou, Prateek Khandelwal) will play the 1st movement of Mendelssohn's Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80. The Ciompi...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Let my love be heard
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Kevin Day: Dancing Fire, Richard Wagner: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, Michael Markowski: Summoning Graces, David Maslanka: Give Us This Day, Omar Thomas: A Mother of a Revolution!, and Jake Runestad: Let my love be heard. The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by...

Piano Masterclass with Karen Walwyn
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Howard University. An accomplished concert pianist, composer and recording artist for Albany Records, she was invited by the Center for Black Music Research of Chicago to perform and record the premiere recording...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Karen Walwyn, pianist
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Cultural Confluence: The Old World Meets the New" -- program includes Coleridge-Taylor: "Dance Nègre" from African Suite; Florence Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement; Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World." Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator...

Flavors of French Song: Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano & Deborah Hollis, pianist
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Verlaine poems set by Fauré and Debussy, and songs in French with Spanish flair. Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz, soprano, is a Lecturer in Voice at Duke University since 2004. In addition to teaching full-time at Duke, she has a large private studio, and holds frequent choral and...

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 (...