Upcoming Performances

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

Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert
Tue, Mar 19, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

The Duke Chorale returns to campus following its Spring 2019 concert tour to California. The group will offer a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals. The Duke University Chorale, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop and accompanied...

Student Chamber Music Showcase
Wed, Mar 20, 12:00 PM
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

In this free, noontime event, advanced students in the chamber music program present works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Organ Recital Series - Robert Parkins
Sun, Mar 24, 5:15 PM
Duke Chapel

Dr. Robert Parkins is the University Organist and a Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke. His recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels, and his performances have been described as "fresh and spontaneous, transforming the music from museum...