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Duke Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert
Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
East Campus Main Quad

This Labor Day weekend tradition marks the opening of the Duke Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season. Please join us on the East Campus main quad as the Symphony performs music from Broadway and popular movies as well as lighter works by American composers and patriotic fare. Bring a picnic,...

Jennifer Curtis, violin & The Melodic Refuge Orchestra
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

Jennifer Curtis teaches violin, improvisation, and the art of interpretation at Duke University. The New York Times describes her as "an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well worth watching out for." Jennifer is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the...

Ciompi Concert No. 1
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

For its first outing with new cellist Caroline Stinson, the Ciompi Quartet maintains its annual tradition of beginning each new season with a string quartet from Haydn, the architect of the form. The Ciompi plays the first quartet of his final set (Quartet in G Major, op. 76, no. 1) before...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Poulenc: Violin Sonata, Ethel Smyth: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 7, Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45. 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...

Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

PROGRAM: Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in E-flat Major, Clara Wieck-Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 7, Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. A versatile solo pianist and avid chamber musician, Cicilia Yudha...

Family Weekend Concert: Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
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
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
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...

Rare Music Concert: CPE Bach @ 230
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
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...

Ciompi Quartet: "Remembered, Imagined, Re-imagined" with Eliza Bagg, soprano
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Program includes Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape; Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano & String Quartet; and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl's New Work for String Quartet, Soprano, and Electronics. Now recognized as a modern classic, Steve Reich's "...

Ciompi Quartet: "Remembered, Imagined, Re-imagined" with Eliza Bagg, soprano
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

Program includes Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape; Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano & String Quartet; and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl's New Work for String Quartet, Soprano, and Electronics. Now recognized as a modern classic, Steve Reich's "...

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