Events Archive

From East to West: An Evening of Classical Music
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Divinity School Alumni Commons Room

Israeli Pianist Ido Ariel and Korean Soprano Sun-joo Oh come together in this unique musical performance blending cultures and musical talent. This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be made available in the Bryan Center garage.

The Israeli pianist and conductor Ido...

Ciompi Concert No. 3 Featuring Nicholas Kitchen, Viola & Yeesun Kim, Cello
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Local favorites Nicholas Kitchen, viola, and Yeesun Kim, cello, both of the Borromeo String Quartet, join the Ciompi for an evening of sextets. The concert begins with the premiere of Kitchen's transcription for string sextet of Bach's magisterial Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major, BWV 552 ("St...

Music Lecture: Christian Thorau (Universität Potsdam)
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
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"What Ought to be Heard: Touristic Listening and the Proliferation of Musicological Knowledge." Prof. Thorau studied music, musicology, history and semiotics at the University of Berlin and the University of the Arts Berlin. In 2008-09, he was a Fellow at the National Humanities Center and a...

Music Lecture: Naomi Waltham-Smith (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
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*Lecture takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room in the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building.* "Beethoven's Blush"-- Naomi Waltham-Smith's research sits at the intersection of music theory and Continental philosophy. She is interested in how the critical resources of recent French and Italian...

Gabriel Richard, violin
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Program includes J.S. Bach Partitas and other works. 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. In 1999, he was selected to be solo violin of the Lyon National Opera. He was granted a First...

Red Clay Saxophone Quartet
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes works by Duke graduate composition alumni Paul Leary and Carl Schimmel, as well as Stacy Garrop, John Anthony Lennon, and Anna Meadors.The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet was formed in 2003 when the fates conspired to bring four internationally recognized saxophonists (Susan Fancher...

Wind Ensemble Master Class with Calefax Reed Quintet
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to observe this free class. The Calefax Reed Quintet, a unique reed ensemble from Amsterdam, has distinguished itself with its imaginative transcriptions that reach back to the Middle Ages, its "spectacular sound that draws in the audience" (El País), and its lively...

Katharina Uhde, violin and R. Larry Todd, piano
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Katharina Uhde, violin, and R. Larry Todd, piano, present works by Beethoven, Clara Schumann, Schubert, and Bach-Mendelssohn. Katharina Uhde, born in Germany, received her BA degree in violin performance and a Teaching Diploma and Artists Diploma at the Univ. of Music, Karlsruhe. She earned a...

From Liszt to Today: Nathan Hess, piano
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by and inspired by Franz Liszt, including John Corigliano¿s "Gazebo Dances for Four Hands" with pianist David Heid. Nathan Hess has appeared throughout the United States and Europe in solo, chamber, and concerto settings. He has soloed with the Erie Philharmonic, Erie Chamber Orchestra,...

Rare Music Concert: Music for Two Baroque Violins
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 4:30pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Program includes works by Telemann, Cervetto, and Handel performed by Eric Pritchard and Andrew Bonner, baroque violins; William Conable, baroque cello; Elaine Funaro, harpsichord. This concert is presented in association with DUMIC (Duke University Musical Instrument Collections). Eric...