Events Archive

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jennifer Koh, violinist
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61; Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D 759 "The Unfinished"; and Weber's Overture to Euryanthe.Harry Davidson is the Music Director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra.Violinist Jennifer Koh has been named Musical America's 2016...

Chamber Music Concert: Pianist Fazil Say and Duke students
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Born and raised in Ankara, pianist and composer Fazil Say is one of the most distinctive artists to emerge from Turkey in the last twenty years. His works blend folk traditions from his homeland with elements of Western classical music. Say's musical vocabulary, like the geography of his native...

Talking Music: A Conversation with Jennifer Koh & R. Larry Todd
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

A public conversation with Jennifer Koh and Duke musicologist R. Larry Todd, who is currently teaching a course on Beethoven. They will discuss Koh's Bridge to Beethoven project. Jennifer Koh will perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto as a featured guest of the Duke Symphony Orchestra on...

Randall Love, fortepiano
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Beethoven, Clementi, and Field on the Duke University Musical Instrument Collections' Clementi piano (c.1805-10).Randall Love is a member of the Duke University music faculty where he teaches piano and fortepiano. He has been heard in this country as a soloist and chamber player in...

Rare Music Concert: Giovanni Antonio Pandolfo Mealli (c.1630-c.1670): Complete Violin Sonatas, Op. 3 & 4
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, viola da gamba & lirone; Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo & guitar; Elliot Figg, harpsichord & organ.French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String...

Duke Wind Symphony: Adventure into the Universe
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Featuring the premiere of composition contest winner Benjamin Daniels, Michael Markowski's "Saturn Returns," Sparke's "Sunrise at Angel's Gate," John Mackey's "Lightning Field," and Satoshi Yagisawa's "Machu Picchu: City in the Sky." The Duke Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-...

Faculty Chamber Music Concert
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Music by Ravel, Villa-Lobos and Brahms performed by Duke faculty members Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano; Laura Byrne, harp; Randy Reed, guitar; Rachel Niketopoulos, horn; Eric Pritchard, violin; Susan Fancher, soprano saxophone; & R. Larry Todd, piano.

Ciompi Concert No. 3 feat. Kyo-Shin-An Arts
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi - Yoko Kimura, shamisen & voice - Yumi Kurosawa, koto. The Ciompi Quartet are joined by members of Kyo-Shin-An Arts for a concert encompassing works by Eastern and Western composers. Opening the concert is Debussy's Quartet in G Minor, op. 10, inspired by...

Music Lecture: Julie Cumming (McGill University)
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
Biddle 104

"Choirbooks and Partbooks: Different Formats, Different Affordances." Julie E. Cumming received her B.A. in Music and Medieval Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University and her M.A. (1982) and Ph.D in Music and Medieval Studies at UC-Berkeley. She was the review editor for Historical...

Ali Paris: A Valentine's Day Musical Performance
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater

Join us this Valentines Day, for a FREE night of Arab Qanun infused with the romantic glamour of flamenco, jazz, soul, and pop. Ali Paris is one of the most internationally renowned Moroccan-Palestinian musicians in the world. Born in Rabat, Morocco to a wealth of music, Ali has debuted...