Events Archive

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...

Organ Recital Series: Thomas Murray
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Thomas Murray is "more than an organist, he's an artist" (San Francisco Chronicle). For many years as the University Organist and a Professor of Music at Yale University, he has taught many of the leading performers of a younger generation. Prof. Murray has appeared worldwide in recitals and...

Besotted with Brahms: Sandra Cotton, mezzo-soprano & Catherine Hamner, piano
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Songs and pieces for solo piano including capriccios, intermezzos, and rhapsodies. The concert is followed by a reception in the East Duke parlors that will include a discussion/Q&A with the artists. Sandra Cotton is a member of the music faculty at Duke University, where she teaches studio...

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano, with Eliza Bagg, soprano
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Bergsma: Fantastic Variations on a Theme from Tristan; Stravinsky: Elegy; Bridge: Three Songs; Brahms: Sonata in E-flat, Op. 120 #2; Enescu: Concertstück. Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke and a member of the Ciompi String Quartet. His career with the Ciompi...