Events Archive

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jimmy Gilmore, clarinetist
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie); Copland: Concerto for Clarinet & String Orchestra, with Harp & Piano; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian." Jimmy Gilmore is a native of Dallas, Texas and is Principal Clarinetist (ret.) of the North...

Piano Master Class with Karen Walwyn
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Karen Walwyn is Associate Professor in the Howard University Department of Music. She is an accomplished concert pianist, composer and recording artist for Albany Records. Known for her recordings of two volumes of music by American composers entitled "Dark Fires," Prof. Walwyn performed select...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, one piece of chamber music will be performed by the Ciompi Quartet, accompanied by a short introduction that gives insight into the shape and brilliance of some of the canonical works of classical music. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Intermediate String Orchestra is directed by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is directed by Rob Rempher. The Youth Symphony is directed by Shelley Livingston. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Group Class Performance
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
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,...

Music Lecture: James Deaville (Carleton University, Ontario)
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Pitched Battles: Music and Melodrama in Allied and Axis Newsreels of World War II." James Deaville is a Musicologist specializing in music, composers and musical practices and institutions of the 19th and 20th centuries, having published and spoken about such diverse topics as Franz Liszt,...

Rare Music Concert: Christina Kobb, fortepiano
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program: Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D 537; Clara Wieck: Excerpts from Op. 2; Moscheles: Sonate melancolique, Op. 49; Hummel: Excerpts from Op. 125 (études), performed on Duke's Wolf fortepiano (1987, after Streicher 1815). In summer 2015, the research and piano playing of Christina Kobb was...

Organ Recital Series: Jonathan Moyer
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

JONATHAN MOYER maintains a dynamic career as an organist, and he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, presenting repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century. His playing has been described as "ever-expressive, stylish, and riveting" (The Baltimore Sun). Moyer is...

Choral Society of Durham, Duke Chorale, and Durham Medical Orchestra present Brahms' Nänie and Kodaly's Te Deum
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Rodney Wynkoop directs the Choral Society of Durham and the Duke Chorale. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant directs the Durham Medicine Orchestra.

Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson (T '99)
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson (T '99) has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). At home both on the operatic and concert stage, Ms. Hudson made her professional debut while a student, performing "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess with the Baltimore Symphony Pops...