Events Archive

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 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...

Music in the Galleries
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Join musicians from Duke's Music Department, who will welcome us into "Cosmic Rhythm Vibrations." Students have composed new works, as a response to the exhibition, and will perform in the galleries. The evening includes a mini pop-up display of instruments from the Duke University Musical...

Caroline Stinson, cello & Molly Morkoski, piano
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes JS Bach: Gamba Sonata No. 3 in G Minor; Fauré: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, op. 109; Ginastera: Sonata, op 49; and Duke composer Stephen Jaffe's Sonata in Four Parts for cello and piano. Caroline Stinson is Cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet and Associate Professor of the Practice...

Valentine's Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 3:00pm

Annual concert featuring the Duke University, North Carolina Central University, & UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Ensembles. The Duke Jazz Ensemble is directed by John Brown. This year's concert will take place in the B.N. Duke Auditorium at NC Central University. Tickets are available through the...

Duke Chorale with the Choral Society of Durham: Rutter 'Requiem' and Vierne 'Mass for 2 Organs and Choir'
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
Duke Chapel

John Rutter's music has been a significant part of the world's choral music for decades, charming the listener with its simple elegance and endearing charm. Few, if any, contemporary composers have written so many choral pieces, or have had their works more frequently performed by thousands and...

Rachel Yonan, viola & Kwan Yi, piano
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Arvo Pärt: "Fratres," Ernest Bloch: "Suite Hébraïque," and other works. Praised for her expressive playing and rich evocative tone, Rachel Yonan has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in concert halls across the US, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and China; and on National...

Music Research Talk with National Humanities Center Fellows Candace Bailey and Giuseppe Gerbino
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm
Biddle Music Building 101

Join Duke Musicology alumni Candace Bailey (Ph.D. 1992) and Giuseppe Gerbino (Ph.D. 2001), National Humanities Center Fellows 2019-2020, as they discuss their research. Candace Bailey is Professor of Music at North Carolina Central University. Her NHC project is the monograph "Women, Music, and...

Mid-Century Designs: Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Marion Bauer: Sonata for viola and piano, Op. 22 (1932); Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for viola & piano (1955); Igor Stravinsky: Élégie (1944); Paul Ben-Haim: Three Songs Without Words (1952); Elizabeth Maconchy: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1937). Violist Jonathan Bagg is Professor of...

Faculty Chamber Music Concert: Despair, Delight, Dream
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 2:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Duke Music faculty chamber recital featuring Laura Byrne, harp; Carla Copeland-Burns, flute; Sandra Cotton, mezzo-soprano; Susan Fancher, saxophone; Rachel Niketopoulus, horn; Daniel Seyfried, piano & fortepiano; Julia Thompson, percussion; R. Larry Todd, piano. Program: Joseph Haydn:...

pppf-- Triple Piano Forte: Randall Love, fortepiano & piano
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

A retrospective recital performed on 2 historic pianos and the Steinway concert grand. Program: Vo¿í¿ek: Impromptu in A Major, Op. 7, No. 4; Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"; Debussy: from Préludes, Book 2, Nos. 7 & 3; Ravel: Jeux d'eau; Brahms: Piano Pieces,...