Performances

Upcoming Performances

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Ernie Watts, saxophone
Fri, Oct 25, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

"He is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game." (Ian Patterson, All About Jazz). Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music. He has been featured on over 500 recordings by artists ranging from...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Sat, Oct 26, 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...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Sat, Nov 02, 4:00 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String School was founded by Dorothy Kitchen and a member of the Ciompi Quartet, Arlene di Cecco, in 1967...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sun, Nov 03, 6:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the DUSS Youth Symphony performing the Manuel da Falla "Three Cornered Hat Suite #2" and Bizet's "Carmen Suite #1." The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is...

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics
Tue, Nov 05, 12:00 PM
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform works by Füsun Koksal, Kurtág and Fauré. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All its members are professors at Duke and play a leading role in its cultural life,...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents Kate Dreyfuss, violin
Tue, Nov 05, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Kate Dreyfuss (violin) will perform Flannery Cunningham's "Depth Sounding" (2015), and Shih-Hui Chen's "Returning Souls," alongside new pieces by Duke composers Jason Mulligan, Susie Ling, Dayton Kinney, and James Budinich.

Rare Music Series: "Frescobaldi in Florence," with Julianne Baird, soprano & Benjamin Katz, harpsichord
Sat, Nov 09, 7:30 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Concert features music from a newly discovered manuscript of 17th century keyboard music with new works attributed to Frescobaldi and Anglesi. Benjamin Katz has performed as a harpsichordist since 2001, presenting music from the 16th century to the present day. He has performed in venues...

Organ Recital Series: Timothy Olsen
Sun, Nov 10, 5:15 PM
Duke Chapel

Dr. Timothy Olsen gives a recital on the Flentrop organ, "Dancing through the Centuries," which includes works by J. S. Bach, Guy Bovet, Calvin Hampton, and others. Admission is free. $5 event parking is available in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in...

Composition workshop with pianist Conrad Tao
Wed, Nov 13, 2:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Workshop featuring piano and live electronics in works by composition fellows Brittany Green and Brooks Frederickson, and professor John Supko. Limited attendance open ONLY by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333 for information. Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has...

Duke University Wind Symphony with Imani Winds
Thu, Nov 14, 7:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Jeff Scott: "Baile Si Quiere!," Phillip Sparke: "Dance Movements," Alfred Reed: "First Suite for Band," Tchaikovsky: "Dance of the Jesters," & more. Celebrating 20 years of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind...

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