Events Archive

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Elizabeth Maconchy: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1937), Lera Auerbach: Arcanum, Sonata for Viola and Piano (2013), Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland (1950), and Mark Kuss: Variations on My Favorite Things (1994). Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice of...

Duke University String School Faculty Recital
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Performances by Duke String School faculty members in a fundraiser for the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund. Free admission but donations accepted. The Scholarship Fund, named for Director Emerita Dorothy Kitchen, helps families in the community who would not be able to participate in the Duke...

Violinist Sarah Plum: Music by Duke composers
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

This concert features works for violin and electronics by Duke graduate composer Sid Richardson, alumni Christopher Adler & Sidney Boquiren (both PhD composition, 1999), and Sidney Corbett. Sarah Plum began her performing career by winning first prize at the International Stulberg...

Violin Master Class with Sarah Plum
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

This master class is free and open to the public. Sarah Plum began her performing career by winning first prize at the International Stulberg Competition in 1984. Her performances have been praised as "consistently stunning with works that demanded conventional virtuosity but also great skill in...

Music Lecture: Keith Howard (University of London): "Sounding Korea"
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
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**This lecture takes place in Person Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.** Professor Keith Howard is the Kent R. Mullikin Fellow at the National Humanities Center, North Carolina, where he is completing a monograph on the music and dance of North Korea. He is Professor Emeritus at SOAS,...

Composers Encounter with New York Polyphony
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Limited attendance open ONLY by arrangement: call 919-660-3333. Duke Graduate composers Sarah Curzi, Eren Gümrükçüoglu, Dayton Kinney, and others engage with vocal ensemble New York Polyphony as part of the group's artist residency at Duke. Praised for a "rich, natural sound that's larger and...

Rare Music Concert: J.S. Bach Sonatas performed by Nicholas DiEugenio and Eric Pritchard, violins; William Conable, cello; Jacqueline Nappi, harpsichord
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

JS Bach's Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord, Part 2 (this is a continuation of a recital given last year). The four sonatas on the program, BWV 1016-1019, have been transcribed for two violins and continuo by Eric Pritchard. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard...

Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical coordination which is of special interest to musicians and other performing artists. He is Emeritus...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson, FRCO
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, has won prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, and records for the Dutch label Pentatone. One reviewer noted that "demonstrating...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...