Events Archive

Duke Collegium Musicum presents "In Tune with our Feelings: Experiencing Emotion in Early Music"
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

This concert explores some of the most emotionally evocative music of the 15th and 16th centuries.The Collegium Musicum, directed by Roman Testroet, is devoted to the performance of early music, including Gregorian chant, Renaissance motets and madrigals, and Baroque sonatas and cantatas.

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Madeline Lucas Tolliver, flutist, and Laura Byrne, harpist
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Beethoven: Overture to "The Creatures of Prometheus," Op. 43 and Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92; Mozart: Andante in C Major for Flute and Orchestra, K. 315 and Concerto in C Major for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, K. 299; Howard Hanson: Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings, Op. 35....

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Ciompi Concert No. 2 feat. Tony Arnold, Soprano
Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Ciompi Quartet present an all-Viennese program, opening with the early romantic 'Rosamunde' Quartet of Schubert, filled with restless melancholy. Webern's lush, tonal Langsamer Satz (Slow Movement) is followed by his brief Six Bagatelles for String Quartet, an early atonal work that marks...

Duke Djembe and Afro-Cuban Ensembles
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Djembe and Afro-Cuban ensembles, directed by Bradley Simmons, welcome guest artist Monti Ellison. Monti Ellison is an accomplished percussionist/drummer/vocalist, composer and performer. He has performed worldwide as a soloist with Harry Belafonte, Stephanie Mills, Lonnie Liston Smith,...

Duke Wind Symphony: Crowdsource
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Crowdsource: Repertoire chosen by Duke Wind Symphony members, including Alfred Reed's "The Hounds of Spring," Rimsky-Korsakov's "Procession of the Nobles," and others. Even the audience gets to vote on pieces during the concert! Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant is director of the Duke Wind Symphony....

Le Piano Oriental
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 5:30pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre

The Lebanese/French comic artist Zeina Abirached will be visiting Duke November 18-20. At 5:30 on the 18th she will give a public lecture about her newest comic book/graphic novel: The Oriental Piano (Le Piano oriental). Published in September of this year, Le Piano oriental is written in...

Student Chamber Music Recital
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Undergraduates perform chamber music from the 18th-21st centuries for string quartet, piano trio, saxophone quartet, vocal duet, and other combinations.

Voice Master Class with John Fowler
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

John Fowler is a voice faculty member of the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University where he teaches Studio Voice and Opera Workshop. During a 30-year career as an operatic tenor, voice teacher and opera director, Mr. Fowler has performed title roles on many of the world's premier...

Duke Opera Workshop: Movie Musical Revue
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Duke Opera Workshop, directed by Susan Dunn, presents operas and opera scenes as well as musical theater revues. This performance, Marvelous Movie Musicals, will feature songs from Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, Bandwagon, High Society, Guys & Dolls, and White Christmas, performed with...