Performances

Upcoming Performances

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Sat, Feb 16, 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 Wind Symphony: 45th annual Viennese Ball
Sat, Feb 16, 7:00 PM
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.

Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"
Sat, Feb 16, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi Quartet follows this tradition of rediscovery, playing works of nineteenth century composers Marie...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sun, Feb 17, 6:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert will feature the 2018-19 DUSS Concerto Competition winners. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The Concert String Orchestra is conducted by Rob Rempher, and the DUSS Youth Symphony is conducted by...

Organ Recital Series - Christopher Jacobson
Sun, Feb 24, 5:15 PM
Duke Chapel

Christopher Jacobson, Chapel organist and Divinity School organist at Duke, has won top prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and he records for the Dutch music label Pentatone. A Grammy-nominated artist in collaboration...

Barbara Lister-Sink, piano, performs Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit"
Fri, Mar 01, 8:00 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Ravel: "Gaspard de la Nuit," and preludes by various composers. Barbara Lister-Sink, internationally acclaimed pianist and teacher, is a graduate of Smith College and holds the coveted Prix d'Excellence from the Utrecht Conservatory, and an Ed.D. from Columbia University. A...

Duke Wind Symphony: "The Lord of the Rings" with guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij
Sat, Mar 02, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, is excited to welcome guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij and saxophone soloist Henk van Twillert. Works include Johan de Meij's "Fellini"and his "Symphony No. 1: The Lord of the Rings." Dutch composer and conductor...

Duke Chorale with the Choral Society of Durham and the Durham Medical Orchestra present Philip Glass's "Itaipú" and Eric Whitacre's "Deep Field"
Sun, Mar 03, 3:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Rodney Wynkoop, director of the Duke Chorale and the Choral Society of Durham, will conduct this concert. The Choral Society of Durham's winter performance features a collaboration with the Durham Medical Orchestra (Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director). Philip Glass' "Itaipú" sets the text of...

Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sun, Mar 03, 5:00 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as...

Duke Symphony Orchestra
Wed, Mar 06, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Program includes Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Barber: First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12; Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings; Bernstein: "On the Town, Three Dance Episodes

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