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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,...

Duke University String School Faculty Recital
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

DUSS faculty perform Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," with narration by David Ballantyne, WCPE Classical Station's "Rise and Shine" presenter and producer. Free admission but donations accepted to benefit the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship Fund, named for Director Emerita...

Daniel Shirley, tenor & Catherine H. Garner, piano
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Recital of works by Schubert, Duparc, and Butterworth. Noted for his diverse repertoire, lyric tenor Daniel Shirley captivates audiences with his commanding stage presence and vocalism rich in color and character. He has been critically lauded for his performances of new operas, musical theater...

Voice Masterclass with Daniel Shirley, tenor & Catherine H. Garner, piano
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The public is invited to attend this free class. Noted for his diverse repertoire, lyric tenor Daniel Shirley captivates audiences with his commanding stage presence and vocalism rich in color and character. He has been critically lauded for his performances of new operas, musical theater...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

The Ciompi Quartet and students in the Duke Chamber Music Program present a free, noontime concert of chamber works with discussion and commentary. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All its members are professors at Duke...

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