Events Archive

Cello Master Class with Ismar Gomes
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 19, Bone Hall

Award-winning cellist Ismar Gomes has performed internationally as a chamber musician, and soloist. Hailed for his "impressive virtuosity, energy, and a handsome tonal range" (Berkshire Review), he has established himself as a captivating young artist, delivering exciting and innovative...

Ciompi Quartet with cellist Gwen Krosnick
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Free noontime concert, open to the public. (No food or drink in Baldwin Auditorium, please.) Program includes movements from J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007; Roger Sessions: Six Pieces for Violoncello; Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata in C Major for cello & piano, Op, 119, w/...

Chamber Music Master Class with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

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...

Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Baldwin Auditorium

Graduate composers James Chu, Brooks Frederickson, Eren Gümrükçüoglu and others engage with JACK Quartet during the second of three visits to Duke in 2017-18. Limited public attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333. Presented in association with Duke Performances & the Office of the...

Organ Recital Series - Dongho Lee & Andrew Pester
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

A native of South Korea, Dongho Lee has been praised for her "drive and energy" and her "ability to tenderly shape a musical line" (The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians). She will be joined by her husband, Andrew Pester, at the Aeolian organ in a transcription of The Planets by...

Valentine's Weekend Jazz Concert
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Annual concert featuring the Duke University, North Carolina Central University, & UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Ensembles. The Duke Jazz Ensemble is directed by John Brown.

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...