Events Archive

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...

Duke Wind Symphony: Broadway in Baldwin
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Hear your favorite melodies from "Wicked," "Into the Woods," "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera," and more! The Duke Wind Symphony is directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant.

Chamber Music Master Class with Paul Watkins, Emerson String Quartet
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The public is invited to attend this free class.Paul Watkins enjoys a distinguished career as cellist and conductor. He was appointed principal cellist of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1990 at the age of 20. He now performs regularly with all the major British orchestras and many overseas...

Music Lecture: Margot Fassler (Notre Dame)
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
Biddle 104

"Hildegard of Bingen's Sounding Model of the Cosmos in the Digital Age." Margot Fassler, Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy at Notre Dame, is renowned for her work at the intersection of musicology and theology and is a specialist in sacred music of several periods. At Notre...

Voice Master Class with Mary Gayle Greene
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

The public is invited to attend this free class. Mezzo soprano Mary Gayle Greene, known for her vocal range and rich contralto timbre is a former North Carolina Visiting Artist and a national Metropolitan Opera Auditions finalist. She has performed with Oper der Stadt Bonn in Germany, Edinburgh...

Conrad Tao, pianist: Open reading/recording of new works by graduate student composers
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Conrad Tao began his musical career as a wunderkind. As a pre-teenager he appeared as both a violin and piano soloist with dozens of top-tier orchestras, and later received eight consecutive ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. Now twenty-one, he has transitioned gracefully into a mature...