Events Archive

Duke University String School concert: Beginner Violin/Cello and Violin/Cello Choirs
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967, and has been part of Duke ever since. DUSS serves area students in grades K-12, teaching the violin, viola, cello,...

Deviant Septet
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

In 2010, seven of New York City's most sought-after and versatile instrumentalists connected over a shared love for Stravinsky's magnificent L'Histoire du Soldat, and Deviant Septet was born. Scored for a high and low voice from each instrumental family - violin and bass, clarinet and bassoon,...

Songs of the Civil War: Susan Dunn, soprano and David Heid, piano
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

*This is a lecture/recital.* Susan Dunn is Professor of the Practice of Music and Director of Opera in the Duke University Department of Music. During her career, she has achieved international success in Verdi, Wagner, Strauss and recital singing. She has demonstrated her gifts on the world's...

Susan Fancher, saxophone
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Susan Fancher is joined by pianist Inara Zandmane and saxophonist Branford Marsalis in a recital of music featuring Maurice Ravel's Sonatine, J. S. Bach's double concerto, Dorothy Chang's "New Stories" & John Harbison's "San Antonio."Susan Fancher is known for her deep and poetic musical...

CANCELED: Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano, and Deborah Hollis, piano
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

This recital has been canceled.

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jennifer Koh, violinist
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61; Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D 759 "The Unfinished"; and Weber's Overture to Euryanthe.Harry Davidson is the Music Director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra.Violinist Jennifer Koh has been named Musical America's 2016...

Chamber Music Concert: Pianist Fazil Say and Duke students
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Born and raised in Ankara, pianist and composer Fazil Say is one of the most distinctive artists to emerge from Turkey in the last twenty years. His works blend folk traditions from his homeland with elements of Western classical music. Say's musical vocabulary, like the geography of his native...

Talking Music: A Conversation with Jennifer Koh & R. Larry Todd
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

A public conversation with Jennifer Koh and Duke musicologist R. Larry Todd, who is currently teaching a course on Beethoven. They will discuss Koh's Bridge to Beethoven project. Jennifer Koh will perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto as a featured guest of the Duke Symphony Orchestra on...

Randall Love, fortepiano
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Beethoven, Clementi, and Field on the Duke University Musical Instrument Collections' Clementi piano (c.1805-10).Randall Love is a member of the Duke University music faculty where he teaches piano and fortepiano. He has been heard in this country as a soloist and chamber player in...

Rare Music Concert: Giovanni Antonio Pandolfo Mealli (c.1630-c.1670): Complete Violin Sonatas, Op. 3 & 4
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, viola da gamba & lirone; Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo & guitar; Elliot Figg, harpsichord & organ.French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String...