Events Archive

Violin Master Class with Sarah Plum
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Biddle 19 (Bone Hall)

This master class is free and open to the public. Sarah Plum began her performing career by winning first prize at the International Stulberg Competition in 1984. Her performances have been praised as "consistently stunning with works that demanded conventional virtuosity but also great skill in...

Music Lecture: Keith Howard (University of London): "Sounding Korea"
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
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**This lecture takes place in Person Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.** Professor Keith Howard is the Kent R. Mullikin Fellow at the National Humanities Center, North Carolina, where he is completing a monograph on the music and dance of North Korea. He is Professor Emeritus at SOAS,...

Composers Encounter with New York Polyphony
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Limited attendance open ONLY by arrangement: call 919-660-3333. Duke Graduate composers Sarah Curzi, Eren Gümrükçüoglu, Dayton Kinney, and others engage with vocal ensemble New York Polyphony as part of the group's artist residency at Duke. Praised for a "rich, natural sound that's larger and...

Rare Music Concert: J.S. Bach Sonatas performed by Nicholas DiEugenio and Eric Pritchard, violins; William Conable, cello; Jacqueline Nappi, harpsichord
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

JS Bach's Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord, Part 2 (this is a continuation of a recital given last year). The four sonatas on the program, BWV 1016-1019, have been transcribed for two violins and continuo by Eric Pritchard. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard...

Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical coordination which is of special interest to musicians and other performing artists. He is Emeritus...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson, FRCO
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, has won prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, and records for the Dutch label Pentatone. One reviewer noted that "demonstrating...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
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,...

Once Upon a Time: The DMO Winter 2017 Concert
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This winter, the DMO explores the storytelling power of music. From Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story to Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid, every piece on our program leads the audience through narratives that explore the full range of human emotion, experience, and imagination. Hear old favorites...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Symphonic Paradigms: BRAHMS." Program includes Wagner: Overture to "The Flying Dutchman;" J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052; Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. A versatile solo pianist and avid...

Chamber Music Master Class with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This master class, which is free and open to the public, is part of a two-year artist residency with JACK Quartet, whose members The Boston Globe hailed as "the superheroes of the new music world." The residency is a joint venture between Duke Performances and the Department of Music and...

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