Events Archive

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,...

Once Upon a Time: The DMO Winter 2017 Concert
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This winter, the DMO explores the storytelling power of music. From Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story to Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid, every piece on our program leads the audience through narratives that explore the full range of human emotion, experience, and imagination. Hear old favorites...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Symphonic Paradigms: BRAHMS." Program includes Wagner: Overture to "The Flying Dutchman;" J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052; Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. A versatile solo pianist and avid...

Chamber Music Master Class with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This master class, which is free and open to the public, is part of a two-year artist residency with JACK Quartet, whose members The Boston Globe hailed as "the superheroes of the new music world." The residency is a joint venture between Duke Performances and the Department of Music and...

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke graduate composers Sarah Curzi, Ryan Harrison, James Budinich, Brooks Fredrickson and others engage with JACK Quartet during the first of three visits to Duke in 2017-18. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333. Presented in association with Duke Performances &...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

New music composed by Maximiliano Amici, Cade Bourne, James Chu, and Brooks Frederickson. [dnme] is directed by James Chu.

Book Discussion and Signing: Beethoven's Cello: Five Revolutionary Sonatas and Their World
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

In conjunction with the North Carolina Cello Society, co-authors Larry Todd, Arts & Sciences Professor of Music at Duke, and Marc Moskovitz will discuss their just released study of Beethoven's cello music, published by Boydell & Brewer Press in the UK. "Beethoven's Cello: Five...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Joey DeFrancesco, jazz organ
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco has recorded and/or toured with his own groups as well as numerous renowned artists, including Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, George Benson, James Moody, John Scofield, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Cobb, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, David Sanborn and many...

Chamber Music Concert
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries by Mendelssohn, Dvorák, Piazzolla, Brahms, JS Bach, and others.