This video premiered on April 2, 2021 at 7:30 pm EDT.
Last summer, the Ciompi Quartet commissioned four graduate students in Duke Music’s Composition program to create new, short pieces conceived to be rehearsed and performed remotely as a response to the Covid pandemic. This video premiere features the Ciompi Quartet’s performance of:
James Budinich: Rotation Study
Ryan Harrison: Disconnected
James Chu: Mk
Maximiliano Amici: Mirage
The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Spring concert virtually this year. Recorded in Baldwin Auditorium adhering to all distancing and safety protocols, the Duke Chorale brings you a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals.
This video premiered on Friday, March 19 at 7:30 pm local time.
Students in Professor Anthony Kelley’s Music 465S (Counterpoint) and Music 281T & 381T (Composition) classes present their final semester projects.
Student contrapuntists performing their own works
Jerry Liu, Roy Xiong, Vincentius Martin, and Nathaniel Maxwell
Student composers works
“Solo for Bb Tenor Saxophone” by Ben Rubin, performed by Caleb Woo
“Through the Forest” by Bryn Lawson
“One Line Comp” by Alex Kintzer
“Telu Sora Nusantara” by Vincentius Martin, performed by Priscilla La (flute) and Vincentius Martin (guitar)
The first half of the video features recordings made last month in Baldwin Auditorium by two current Duke piano students.Andre Hall performs three bagatelles by Duke faculty composer Anthony Kelley, Beethoven, and Tcherepnin, and Bryan Tong performs three excerpts from Brahms’ Op. 118 (Intermezzo in C, Intermezzo in A, Ballade in G Minor).
The second half of the program takes us back to Spring 2016 and a live recording made in Baldwin Auditorium. Senior Jenny Li was the winner of the 2015-16 Duke Symphony Orchestra’s concerto competition, and she performed the first movement of Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 with the Duke Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Harry Davidson on April 13, 2016. Whether you were in Baldwin on that evening or seeing this performance for the first time, please join us as we relive that moment in Duke Music’s history, looking forward to the time when we can again welcome you back to live events in our venues.
This video premiered on Friday, March 5 at 7:30 pm EST.
Featuring the Ciompi Quartet, Gabriel Richard, Randall Love, and Kivie Cahn-Lipman.
Félicien David’s Trio in E-flat Major for piano, violin, and cello performed by Richard, Love, and Cahn-Lipman; and movements from string quartets by d’Indy, Debussy, and Saint-Saëns performed by the Ciompi Quartet.