Events Archive

Music Lecture: Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court." Emily Wilbourne is Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of "Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia dell'Arte...

CANCELLED: Eric Pritchard, violin; Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

*This concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 3 at 4 PM in the Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building.* Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Duke Chapel

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Community as Creator presents the works of American composer Pauline Oliveros
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

*Note: this takes place off campus at Global Breath Studios, 119 W Main St #300, Durham.Community as Creator, a project designed to empower the Durham community to activate its role as creators of art and art experiences, presents the works of American composer Pauline Oliveros. Oliveros, whose...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Carol Sloane, jazz vocalist
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"If Carol Sloane isn't America's greatest living jazz singer, then no one deserves the title." Matt Schudel, The Washington Post. In 1958, Carol Sloane was offered a job singing with the famous Larry Elgart Orchestra. She toured with the band until 1961, when she was given the opportunity to...

Conversation with pianist Emanuel Ax
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Seven GRAMMY Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, top honors at the inaugural Arthur Rubinstein Competition, the Echo Klassik Award, Yale's Sanford Medal for distinguished musicianship: Emanuel Ax has amassed a lifetime of accolades. A regular soloist with the New York Philharmonic and Berlin...

Kerry O'Brien (Cornish College of the Arts): 'Pauline Oliveros's Sonic Meditations and Experimentalisms of the Self'
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 101

Community as Creator presents musicologist Kerry O'Brien giving a talk titled "Pauline Oliveros's Sonic Meditations and Experimentalisms of the Self," a project that grew out of her New Yorker published piece "Listening as Activism: The "Sonic Meditations" of Pauline Oliveros." Kerry O'Brien is...

Organ Recital Series - Jean-Baptiste Robin
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 5:15pm
Duke Chapel

Jean-Baptiste Robin, Organist of the Royal Chapel at the Palace of Versailles, is the current successor to Couperin, Marchand, and Daquin as "court musician" of that world-renowned palace. Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished French organists and composers of his generation, he has...

Meredith Schweig (Emory University): "Rap Music and the Politics of Historical Storytelling in Taiwan"
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

In this presentation, Schweig listens to rap songs about historical events in Taiwan as synergetic efforts to imagine new forms of post-authoritarian sociality. She suggests ways of understanding how musical sound sets rap apart as a medium, in addition to film and literature, for speeding the...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

PROGRAM: Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in E-flat Major, Clara Wieck-Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 7, Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. A versatile solo pianist and avid chamber musician, Cicilia Yudha...