Events Archive

Duke University String School concert: Violin & Cello Choirs and Intermediate String Ensemble
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

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,...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Mark Whitfield, guitar
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Mark Whitfield graduated from Berklee College of Music where he studied composition and arranging as well as all styles of guitar performance. Upon graduation, he returned to his native New York to embark on a career as a jazz guitarist that afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with many...

Humanities Futures: Voice, Performance, and Expression
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 "Garage"

Humanities Futures is a multi-faceted exploration of the states and directions of the humanities in light of the interdisciplinary developments of recent decades, particularly amidst the epistemological and methodological shifts of the current moment. Supported by a general grant from the Andrew...

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...