Events Archive

La Hora Española: Laura Moyano Moldan, soprano and Santiago Alonso Varela, pianist
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

*Please join us at 7:30 pm for a preconcert multimedia presentation called "How Western Classical Music was Influenced by Co-existence in Islamic-Ruled Spain," presented by David Russell and Marieta Garcia Montanes.* La Hora Española is dedicated to the research of what we might call "the...

Duke Wind Symphony: Collage
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Commando March - Barber; Come, Sweet Death - Bach/arr. Reed; Candide Suite - Bernstein/arr. Grundman; Carmina Burana - Orff/arr. Krance. The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant.

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Berlioz and the Bard
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert is the first in a season of Musical Shakespeare (in celebration of the greatest writer's inspiration in the realm of music during the year of the 400th anniversary of his death.) Featuring sopranos Caroline Bergan and Coraine Tate and members of the Antic Shakespeare Company,...

John Brown Quintet & "Little" Big Band with Cyrus Chestnut, piano
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

A celebration of the life and music of legendary pianist Erroll Garner,featuring new, fresh interpretations of Erroll Garner's compositions and the standards he often played, all arranged for large ensemble. The award-winning John Brown Quintet specializes in performing music from the time-...

Project Orfeo
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

*Presented in association with the Franklin Humanities Institute/Humanities Futures.* Novelist Richard Powers ("The Time of our Singing" and "The Echomaker") joins Duke faculty composer Scott Lindroth, the Horszowski Piano Trio, clarinetist Benjamin Fingland, flutist Laura Gilbert and Duke...

Songs in the Night: Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano and Deborah Hollis, piano
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Night used to change human society in ways that are now vanishing. Explore the dark of night through songs associated with night: lullabies, love songs, laments, and nocturnes. This program journeys through nights of childhood and seasons of our lives in songs by Wilder, Barber, Dvorák,...

Words and Music: A Conversation about "Project Orfeo"
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Join us for a casual discussion with novelist Richard Powers, violist Jonathan Bagg, and composer Scott Lindroth about collaborations between musicians and writers, and these artists' experience with their current collaboration for "Project Orfeo", a mixed-media concert that combines readings by...

Bonnie Thron, cello, and David Heid, piano, with Deborah Hollis, piano
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Schubert, Britten and Cassado and featuring a world premiere of the cello concerto of Bill Robinson (chamber music version for two pianos). Bonnie Thron joined the North Carolina Symphony as principal cellist in 2000. She is also a member of the piano quartet Quercus and has frequently...

Ciompi Concert No. 1 feat. Julianne Baird, Soprano
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi begin their season with their venerable tradition of playing a quartet by Haydn, the father of that form. His Quartet No. 39 surprisingly ends with a fugue, a throwback to the baroque era, inspiring the Ciompi for the rest of the program. The ensemble continue their transition to the...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...