Duke Music students perform selected movements from the following works:
Nathaniel Maxwell: Bach: French Suite in E-flat Major
Jeremy Sexton & Alina Xiao: Beethoven: “La Folia” project
Aram Lindroth: Haydn: Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Hob.XVI:43
Karl Goepfart: Wind Quartet Op. 93
Unprecedented Quartet: Smetana: Quartet “From My Life”
Duke University Saxophone Quartet: Joe Henderson: “Recordame”
Highlights from undergraduate performances in the Fall 2020 semester
Thorin Chappel (harp), Fauré: Une Chatelaine en sa Tour Debosir Ghosh (piano), Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G sharp Minor, Op. 32 no. 12 Claire Li (piano), Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 – Allegro con brio Jacques Quartet, Dvořák: String Quartet Op. 106 in G Major – Mvt. 1 Bill Guo (alto sax), Singelée: Duo Concertant, Op. 55, Mvt. I. Risoluto Caleb Woo (alto sax), Decruck: Sonate – Mvt. I. Très modéré, expressif Duke University Saxophone Quartet, Piazzolla: Libertango, arr. Thomas Schön
The Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, presents its annual Christmas Concert featuring seasonal selections by the Duke Chorale as well as traditional carols to sing along to at home. This family holiday event is a long-standing tradition for many area residents and a valuable food drive for Urban Ministries of Durham.
The concert will be free to view online, but please consider donating a non-perishable food item between now and December 1 to Urban Ministries, 410 Liberty St. in Durham. Please drop off donations between 10 am -5 pm, Monday-Friday. Not local? Consider making a financial donation on their website, http://umdurham.org. Don’t forget to mention the Duke Chorale when you donate!
Virtual performance of Italian opera arias, opera choruses, and symphonic overtures featuring Duke Opera Theater, directed by David Heid, with special guests the Duke Symphony Orchestra (Harry Davidson, music director) and Duke Chorale (Rodney Wynkoop, director).
To make the event more fun, take part in a special take-and-bake meal option prepared for Duke Opera Theater fans by Durham’s award winning Alley 26 restaurant. Must pre-order! Contact David Heid (firstname.lastname@example.org) for menu and ordering details.
We wish we could welcome families into Baldwin Auditorium for our annual Family Weekend concert featuring three of our largest student ensembles– the Duke Chorale (Rodney Wynkoop, director), Symphony Orchestra (Harry Davidson, music director), and Wind Symphony (Verena Mosenbichler-Bryant, director)– but we are happy to bring you a virtual concert that highlights our students’ achievements.
View the program to see texts for the Chorale selections, a note from Music’s Chair Jonathan Bagg, program notes, and information about the three ensembles and directors: Family_Weekend_concert_2020