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Duke Wind Symphony: 44th Annual Viennese Ball
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual fundraiser for the Duke Wind Symphony.

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Tim Warfield, saxophone
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Tim Warfield, Jr., a native of York, Pennsylvania, began studying the saxophone at age nine. In 1990, he was chosen to be a member of Marlon Jordan's Quintet, of which he remained a member for three years. He has performed with with such artists as Donald Byrd, Michelle Rosewoman, Christian...

Rare Music Concert: Commissioning Mozart
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Featuring Elaine Funaro, harpsichord; Randall Love, pianoforte; Matvey Lapin, violin; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello. Program includes W.A. Mozart's Quartet in G Minor for pianoforte & strings, K. 478 (commissioned by Hoffmeister) and a new work for harpsichord & strings by...

Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz, soprano & David Heid, piano
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The Poet's Voice: Songs on poetry by Goethe, Hugo, Shakespeare and the Psalmist. Elizabeth Byrum Linnartz, soprano, has sung Handel's Messiah with the Cary Community Chorus, the role of Mother in the Durham Children's Choir's "Amahl and the Night Visitors," and presented art song recitals at...

Carla Copeland-Burns, flute, & Inara Zandmane, piano, with Alex Liedtke, oboe
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

NYC: Music for Flute & Piano: Music by composers with a New York connection, including Dvorák, Goosens, Liebermann, and others. Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns enjoys an active teaching and performing career based in North Carolina, including appearances with the Greensboro and Salisbury...

Lecture Series in Musicology: Peter Schmelz (Arizona State University)
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Listening through the Iron Curtain: Ukraine, Russia, and Intimate Histories of the Musical Cold War." Peter J. Schmelz is associate professor of musicology at Arizona State University. His areas of expertise include twentieth- and twenty-first century music; Russian, Ukrainian, and Soviet music...

Book Discussion: New books by David Garcia (UNC), Louise Meintjes (Duke), & Chérie Rivers Ndaliko (UNC)
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 5:30pm
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A discussion of new faculty publications in ethnomusicology, including Duke Prof. Louise Meintjes's "Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid" (Duke University Press, 2017). Presented by the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Music and the Duke Ethnomusicology Working Group. ** Book...

Rachel Niketopoulos & Chris Caudill, natural horns; Vonda Darr, harp; Jacqueline Nappi, piano
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

MOSTLY French recital of the Natural Horn from Paris. This concert will present the audience with a history of the baroque and classical horn through the music of Duvernoy, Gallay, Mozart, Saint Saens, and more. Rachel Niketopoulos and Chris Caudill are members of the horn section in the North...

Jonathan Bagg, viola & Emely Phelps, piano
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Elizabeth Maconchy: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1937), Lera Auerbach: Arcanum, Sonata for Viola and Piano (2013), Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae: Reflections on a Song of Dowland (1950), and Mark Kuss: Variations on My Favorite Things (1994). Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice of...

Duke University String School Faculty Recital
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Performances by Duke String School faculty members in a fundraiser for the Dorothy Kitchen Scholarship Fund. Free admission but donations accepted. The Scholarship Fund, named for Director Emerita Dorothy Kitchen, helps families in the community who would not be able to participate in the Duke...