Upcoming Performances

Duke Wind Symphony: Celebration Concert
Thu, Sep 28, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony will celebrate the beginning of a new season and the inauguration of President Price with a CELEBRATION concert. Works will include: John Williams - Olympic Fanfare and Theme, Travis Cross - Let the Amen Sound, Paul Dukas - Fanfare from "La Peri", Oscar Navarro...

Andrea Edith Moore, soprano; Jason Karn, tenor; David Heid, pianist
Fri, Sep 29, 8:00 PM
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...

Susan Fancher and Steven Stusek, saxophones; Inara Zandmane, piano
Sun, Oct 01, 3:00 PM
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...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Hsiao-mei Ku, violinist
Wed, Oct 11, 8:00 PM
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...

Carla Copeland-Burns, flute & Inara Zandmane, piano
Fri, Oct 13, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

NYC: Music for Flute and Piano: music by composers with a New York connection, including Dvorák, Piazzolla, Liebermann, and others. Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns enjoys an active teaching and performing career based in North Carolina. Noted as a flexible and versatile player, Carla currently...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin and R. Larry Todd, piano: works of Mozart, Schubert, and Ravel
Sun, Oct 15, 7:00 PM
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...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Nicholas Payton, trumpet
Fri, Oct 20, 8:00 PM
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...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Sat, Oct 21, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Three of Duke's largest student music ensembles-- the Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop; Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson; and Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, celebrate Family Weekend with a showcase concert featuring an eclectic selection of...

Villiers Quartet: Delius String Quartet and other 20th century English chamber works
Fri, Nov 03, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Program: Frederick Delius, String Quartet (original 1916 version); Alan Bush, Dialectic; Peter Racine Fricker, String Quartet No. 2; Andrew Waggoner: work tba. This concert is part of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the Franklin...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin; David Meyer, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano: Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929)
Sat, Nov 04, 5:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Pianist R. Larry Todd, violinist Hsiao-mei Ku, and cellist David Meyer perform Frank Bridge's Piano Trio No. 2 (1929) in the culminating concert of the symposium "British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit," presented in association with the Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures...