Events Archive

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Nicholas Payton, trumpet
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Nicholas Payton is a Grammy Award-winning trumpet player, composer, and multi-instrumentalist from New Orleans, Louisiana. A founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective, he has performed with such artists as Marcus Roberts, Elvin Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Ray Charles, among others. His...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin and R. Larry Todd, piano: works of Mozart, Schubert, and Ravel
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke University and a member of the Ciompi Quartet. She made her debut at age seven and began her professional training three years later at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, first appearing on Chinese television at the age of eleven...

Organ Recital Series - Dr. Kola Owolabi
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke Chapel

Dr. Kola Owolabi, whose playing has been described as "a thrilling combination of technical prowess and artistic ingenuity" (The American Organist), will present an eclectic program of music from the 17th through 20th centuries on the Brombaugh and Flentrop organs. In 2002, Owolabi was awarded...

Carla Copeland-Burns, flute & Inara Zandmane, piano
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert has been cancelled.

Music Lecture: Kyle Adams (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

"Parameters of phrase in hip-hop: harmonic, syntactical, and rhythmic." Kyle Adams is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Music Theory, and aural skills coordinator at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He earned his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 2006,...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Hsiao-mei Ku, violinist
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

"Symphonic Paradigms: MOZART and BEETHOVEN." Program includes Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385, "Haffner;" Bartók: Two Portraits, Op. 5; and Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93. Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke University and a member of the...

Piano Master Class with Simone Dinnerstein
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein's performance schedule has taken her around the world since her acclaimed New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall in 2005, to venues including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Sydney...

Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek, saxophones; Inara Zandmane, piano
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Works by Antonio Vivaldi, Mark Engebretson, Wei Dai, Nicholas Rich, and Jun Nagao, with videos by Duke alumnus Jonathan Wall and Elon faculty member Samantha Di Rosa. Susan Fancher is known for her deep and poetic musical interpretations. A much sought after performer of new music, she has...

Andrea Edith Moore, soprano; Jason Karn, tenor; David Heid, pianist
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

The Schumann Project: "Frauenliebe und Leben" and "Dichterliebe," two stories of love and loss. Soprano Andrea Edith Moore brings a "certain opalescence that is particularly served by her impressive phrasing and inherent musicality" to myriad leading roles including Pamina, Zerlina, The Countess...

Visit with mezzo-soprano Emily Fons
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Emily Fons, currently performing the role of Ruby in Jennifer Higdon's "Cold Mountain" with North Carolina Opera, will sing one of her arias from the opera and will talk about her experiences with "Cold Mountain" and other aspects of her career. This event is free and open to the public. There...