Performances

Upcoming Performances

Chamber Music Concert
Tue, Nov 27, 7:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Advanced musicians in Duke's chamber music program perform works from the 18th-21st centuries.

Handel: Messiah
Fri, Nov 30, 7:30 PM
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ali Jackson, percussionist
Fri, Nov 30, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

"... Ali Jackson generates a subtle but irresistible force when he plays, making even the smallest gestures advance his agenda of locomotion." (Nate Chinen, New York Times). Multitalented composer, arranger, music educator, and jazz percussionist Ali Jackson is considered to be one of the most...

Handel: Messiah
Sat, Dec 01, 2:00 PM
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

Handel: Messiah
Sun, Dec 02, 3:00 PM
Duke Chapel

For over eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during Advent, Handel's masterpiece relates the prophecy of Christ's birth, his life, death, resurrection, and glorification in...

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert
Tue, Dec 04, 7:00 PM
Duke Chapel

The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols for the entire audience to sing and stories and special treats for the children. This family holiday event is a long-standing...

Duke Symphony Orchestra: Music for the Season with April Martin, soprano & Don Eagle, trumpet
Wed, Dec 05, 8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

PROGRAM: Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major, Alessandro Scarlatti: "Cantata Pastorale per la Nativita," J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 51: "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 in D Major. April Martin joined the Virginia Opera as an Emerging Artist for the 2017-...

Encounters: with the Music of Our Time presents "A Forest Unfolding"
Sat, Dec 08, 8:00 PM
Rubenstein Arts Center, von der Heyden Studio Theater

"A Forest Unfolding," a collaborative cantata by Stephen Jaffe, Melinda Wagner, Eric Moe and David Kirkland Garner, with texts by Richard Powers, Anne Labastille, and others. Guest artists include Ilana Davidson, soprano; Thomas Meglioranza, baritone; and Richard Powers, narrator; with a chamber...

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert
Wed, Dec 12, 7:00 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,...

Organ Recital Series - Jens Korndörfer
Sun, Jan 27, 5:15 PM
Duke Chapel

Dr. Jens Korndörfer has been described as "a thoroughly convincing performer . . . sensitive and brilliant" (Mannheimer Morgen). Born in Germany, he has spent the last sixteen years in France, Japan, Canada, and the United States. Appointed the first German organist in residence at the Concert...

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