Events Archive

Duke Opera Workshop: Operas Comic and Comique
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Opera excerpts from The Barber of Seville, Don Pasquale, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, The Elixir of Love, and Carmen, sung in English with costumes and staging. Piano accompaniment by David Heid.

Duke Chorale Celebration Concert
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents a celebration concert featuring highlights from the group's 2017-18 season. The Chorale will perform an eclectic array of selections ranging from the Baroque to modern, including folksongs and spirituals. The Duke Chorale is a primarily...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries, including Quartet in D Major for flute and strings K. 285 by W.A. Mozart, String Quartet in E minor "From My Life" by Bedrich Smetana, Duo for Violin and Cello Op. 7 by Zoltan Kodaly, Quartet for Piano...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Benefit Concert for Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

For fifteen years, the Duke Symphony Orchestra has traveled to Beaufort, SC to play an annual benefit concert for the Duke-affiliated Keyserling Cancer Center at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, raising a total of over $285,000 to support BMH's Healing Arts Program in the Keyserling Cancer Center and...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Bobby Broom, guitar
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Harlem and raised on the Upper West Side of NYC, Bobby Broom was seventeen when he made his first appearance with Sonny Rollins in Carnegie Hall. He went on to tour and record with Rollins in 1981- 86 (and again from 2005 - 2010). During his early years, he also performed with trumpeters...

Hacking out the Noise of Global Asia: Experimental Music as Regional Cultural Policy
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

This paper considers the rise of experimental music networks - from the longterm circulations of Noise music to recent booms in circuit-bending and analog synthesis - as a focal point for neoliberal subjectivity in the recent geopolitical "pivot to Asia." The recent emergence of local...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Sounds of Cinema with Boston Brass
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes selections from "Star Wars" and other film scores by John Williams; "Sounds of Cinema," a 10-minute piece composer Rick DeJonge wrote for Boston Brass in 2010 that captures four different styles of movie music - adventure, romance, action thriller and comedy; a medley of movie...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: American Masters
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Bernstein: Overture to Candide; George Walker: Lyric for Strings, Copland: The Tender Land, Suite from the Opera; and 2017-18 Student Concerto Competition winner Jerry Chia-Rui Chang performing Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat. Jerry Chia-Rui Chang is a senior who studies piano at...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble with special guests F-PLUS
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

[dnme] with F-PLUS featuring new works by Duke graduate composers Brooks Frederickson, Sarah Curzi, Dayton Kinney, and James Budinich. F-PLUS is committed to collaborating with today's most exciting composers to establish a diverse repertoire for their unique instrumentation (violin/clarinet/...

Chamber Music Master Class with Bird's Eye Trio
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Bird's Eye Trio brings together three of the brightest young string talents in the field: violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist Ayane Kozasa, and cellist Paul Wiancko. Jennifer Curtis teaches violin and improvisation at Duke, and is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and...