Events Archive

Rare Music: Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Randall Love, piano
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

19th century French piano trios by Onslow, David and Lalo performed with a 1915 Pleyel piano. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe...

Afro Cuban Percussion Workshop with Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado of Arturo O'Farrell's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Baldwin Auditorium

Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado, GRAMMY-winning members of Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble, lead a dynamic workshop for Duke students and community members on playing Afro Cuban rhythms. Registration required. Sign up at Participants encouraged to bring their...

Duke Wind Symphony: An Early 97th Birthday Celebration for PB
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Join the Duke Wind Symphony as we celebrate Prof. Emeritus, former conductor and active euphonium player of the Duke University Wind Symphony Paul Bryan's 97th birthday. We invite you for an evening of celebratory music and highlights from PB's era. You will hear classics such as Dear Old Duke,...

Piano Honors Concert
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Works by American composers performed by advanced students in the Department of Music. Jonathan Eisenberg, Tannya Cai, Patrick Cardel, Lily Chaw, Sharon Fang, Ilhan Gokhan, Eric Ho, Aaron Hong, Daniel McKee, Ying Ni, Andreas Santos, Max Westerkam, and Benjamin Xing. The repertoire- all works by...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Mark Gross, saxophone
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"This music is movin' and groovin' with historic elegance and euphoric relevance. I am proud to say these are the young 'Giants I Walk With'." --Jimmy Heath. Mark Gross's consistently professional musicianship has led to live and recorded efforts with many of his fellow pacesetters in jazz music...

Chamber Music Master Class with Aizuri Quartet
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

All master classes are free and open to the public. Praised by the Washington Post for "captivating" performances that draw from its notable "meld of intellect, technique and emotions," the Aizuri Quartet is a top prizewinner in the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in...

Valentine's Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 4:00pm

Annual concert featuring the Duke University, North Carolina Central University, & UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Ensembles. The Duke Jazz Ensemble is directed by John Brown. This year's concert will be held in the B.N. Duke Auditorium at North Carolina Central University.

Carla Copeland-Burns, flute & Inara Zandmane, piano
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns with guest artist Inara Zandmane present a snapshot of the last century of flute music through works by Philippe Gaubert, Béla Bartók, Otar Taktakishvili, Olivier Messiaen, Shulamit Ran, and Ian Clarke. Philippe Gaubert was a prominent member of the French Flute...

Ciompi Concert No. 3 feat. Jamie Laval, Fiddle
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The third concert of the season finds the Ciompi Quartet exploring works inspired by folk music. They play the bright, childlike melodies of Britten's Three Divertimenti, the young composer's sketch for a quartet that never materialized. They then turn to two contemporary pieces: Pulitzer Prize-...

Fiddling Master Class with Jamie Laval and Ciompi Quartet
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

This is a participatory event open to all violinists and fiddlers. Please bring your instrument. Nationally acclaimed performer, composer, arranger, and educator, Jamie Laval is hailed as One of North America's finest practitioners of traditional Scottish music" (San Jose Mercury News). Laval's...