Events Archive

Duke Opera Workshop: Broadway Goes to the Opera!
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Scenes from Candide & West Side Story (Leonard Bernstein), Street Scene (Kurt Weil), Oklahoma! (Richard Rodgers), and Sweeney Todd (Stephen Sondheim) sung with piano accompaniment, simple stage set, costumes and props. The Duke Opera Workshop is directed by Susan Dunn and accompanied by...

Duke Chorale Celebration Concert
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents a celebration concert featuring highlights from the group's 2015-16 season. The Chorale will perform an eclectic array of selections ranging from the Baroque to modern, including folksongs and spirituals. The Duke Chorale is a primarily...

Duke Collegium Musicum presents "Beyond Bawdy"
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

"Beyond Bawdy: The Dirtiest Music of Medieval and Renaissance Europe," featuring secular music by Palestrina, Purcell, and other polyphonic pervs! The audience is invited to join us in the first floor East Duke Building Parlor from 7-8pm for a pre-concert reception.The Collegium Musicum,...

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced undergraduate musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries, including movements from: Advanced undergraduate musicians in the Department of Music's chamber musicprogram perform works from the 18th-21st centuries, including movements from: Brahms:...

Ciompi Concert No. 4 feat. Edgar Meyer, Bass
Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi Quartet conclude their celebration of fifty years in residence at Duke University by welcoming former students back to campus - and to the stage - for a Duke Reunions Weekend performance of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, a work in the tradition of the Italian concerto...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with John Fedchock, trombone
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

John Fedchock is a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and a Grammy-nominated arranger. He began his career as a jazz trombonist when he joined the legendary Woody Herman Orchestra in 1980. In addition to touring with Woody's "Thundering Herd" for seven years, he has toured...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Talya Lieberman, soprano, and Jenny Li, violinist
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite Op. 8; Górecki: Symphony No. 3, Op. 36; Copland: Billy the Kid (ballet suite); and featuring 2015-16 Student Concerto Competition winner Jingwei (Jenny) Li, playing the Brahms Violin Concerto.Harry Davidson is the Music Director of the Duke...

Verdi: Requiem
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Page Auditorium

A stunning intersection of the sacred and secular, this choral masterwork sees the traditional Requiem Mass text set in the idiom of Romantic Italian opera. Presented by the Duke Chapel Choir, Duke Chorale, and Choral Society of Durham Chamber Choir, along with full orchestra and professional...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme]
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The program for this concert includes Gavin Bryars: It Never Rains, for electric guitar, viola, cello, and double bass; Alex Burt's: >;) SXTG; David Kirkland Garner: Seized like a thief; Sid Richardson: LUNE, for violin and electronics, featuring guest violinist Lilit Hartunian; and Kenneth...

Duke Symphony Orchestra Benefit Concert (Beaufort, SC)
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

The 13th annual performance by the Duke Symphony Orchestra benefitting the Keyserling Cancer Center and Healing Arts Program at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The concert takes place at the USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort, SC. To date, the Duke Symphony Orchestra has raised over $250,000 for...