Upcoming Performances

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tue, Nov 28, 7:00 PM
Duke Chapel

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Chamber Music Concert
Thu, Nov 30, 7:00 PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Advanced musicians in the chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Joey DeFrancesco, jazz organ
Fri, Dec 01, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco has recorded and/or toured with his own groups as well as numerous renowned artists, including Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, George Benson, James Moody, John Scofield, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Cobb, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, David Sanborn and many...

[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble
Sun, Dec 03, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

20th and 21st century music, including works by Duke doctoral composition students and guest musiciansdedicated to both instrumental and electroacoustic music. [dnme] is directed by James Chu.

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wed, Dec 06, 8:00 PM
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...

Once Upon a Time: The DMO Winter 2017 Concert
Sun, Dec 10, 3:00 PM
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 University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Tue, Dec 12, 7:00 PM
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,...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson, FRCO
Sun, Dec 17, 5:00 PM
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...

Organ Recital Series - Dongho Lee & Andrew Pester
Sun, Feb 11, 5:00 PM
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...

Mendelssohn's Elijah
Sun, Mar 04, 4:00 PM
Duke Chapel

Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio collects key events from the life of Old Testament prophet Elijah as he seeks to reunify the Jewish people and recommit them to the worship of the one true God. From deep drought to the moment of Elijah's fiery ascension into the heavens, Mendelssohn's dramatic work...