Performances

Upcoming Performances

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Carol Sloane, jazz vocalist
Fri, Oct 19, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Jazz singer Carol Sloane has recorded numerous albums as leader, beginning with 1962's "Out of the Blue," released by Columbia Records. Sloane had many hit albums with Columbia before signing with Concord Records. Born in Providence, Rhone Island, she began singing professionally at age 14. Her...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Sat, Oct 20, 8:00 PM
Duke Chapel

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...

Eric Pritchard, violin; Randall Love and David Heid, pianists
Sun, Oct 21, 4:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

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 Wind Symphony: A Halloween Spooktacular
Sat, Oct 27, 3:00 PM
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*Note: This concert takes place in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, NC* Spooktacular performance by the Durham Community Concert Band and the Duke Wind Symphony. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy this fun and engaging outdoor performance for all ages. The Duke University Wind...

Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Master Djembe player Bolokada Conde
Fri, Nov 09, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Born in Morowaya, Guinea, Bolokada is a Master Drummer in the Mande tradition, specializing in the djembe drum. As a teenager, he became known as a young musical prodigy in the Sankaran region of Guinea, West Africa. In 1996, Bolokada became lead soloist of Les Percussions de Guinée, Guinea's...

Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert
Sat, Nov 10, 4:00 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,...

Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert
Sun, Nov 11, 6:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

This concert features the DUSS Youth Symphony performing Beethoven's Symphony #5. 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...

Rare Music Concert: CPE Bach @ 230
Tue, Nov 13, 7:30 PM
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

In remembrance of the 230th anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's death in 1788, this concert features the composer's flute quartets and trio sonatas, as well as a Mozart flute quartet. Roseen Giles, flute; Eric Pritchard, violin; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello; and R. Larry...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Dream Machine
Thu, Nov 15, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke University Wind Symphony welcomes the Sanderson High School Wind Ensemble, directed by Creighton Flowers. Works include Katherine Bergman: "Dream Machine," Gustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat, Eric Whitacre: "Goodnight Moon" featuring soprano Meredith Achey, and more. The Duke...

Lindsay Kesselman, soprano & the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet
Fri, Nov 16, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Opera favorites by Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Bernstein and more, arranged for solo vocalist and saxophone quartet. Hailed by Fanfare Magazine as an "artist of growing reputation for her artistry and intelligence...with a voice of goddess-like splendor," Lindsay Kesselman is a soprano who...

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