Classical

Ensemble Intercolor

Ensemble Intercolor

Thursday, February 20 at 7:30pm

Ensemble Intercolor is a trailblazing young trio that combines cimbalom, viola, clarinet and voice with their varied cultural backgrounds – the three musicians are from Belarus, Colombia and France

Jerusalem Quartet

Jerusalem Quartet

Saturday, May 3 at 7:30pm

Jerusalem Quartet returns with Mozart’s so-called ‘Dissonance’ Quartet, which features some of the composer’s boldest harmonic writing.

Zodiac Trio

Zodiac Trio

Sunday, April 6 at 7:00pm

Zodiac Trio are at the forefront of innovative programing, heralded as ‘a breathtaking ensemble of virtuosity and sensitivity’ (Radio France).

Daniela Liebman

Daniela Liebman

Sunday, March 30 at 7:00pm

Twenty-one-year-old prodigy hailing from Mexico has already performed with over thirty orchestras on four continents, including her professional debut at age 8.

Elias String Quartet

Elias String Quartet

Saturday, March 15 at 7:30pm

Elias String Quartet is one of the UK’s foremost ensembles, celebrated by BBC Music Magazine as a ‘tour de force’ and The Strad as a ‘remarkable ensemble.’

Goldmund Quartet

Goldmund Quartet

Saturday, March 1 at 7:30pm

The Goldmund Quartet has garnered a reputation as one of the leading string quartets of the great classical and modern works of the quartet canon, delivering performances of ‘exquisite playing.'

Michelle Cann

Michelle Cann

Friday, February 21 at 7:30pm

“The Women of Chicago’s Black Renaissance”program pairs Cann’s acclaimed renditions of works by each featured artist with spoken commentary about their fascinating lives and histories.

Tonality: America Will Be

Tonality: America Will Be

Saturday, January 18 at 7:30pm

Tonality is an award-winning chamber chorus with a mission to deliver authentic stories through voice and body to incite change, understanding and dialogue.

VOCES8

VOCES8

Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm

2023 Grammy-nominated British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is acclaimed globally for their complex and wide-ranging a cappella concerts. Performing holiday music spanning centuries.

Tenebrae

Tenebrae

Thursday, November 7 at 7:30pm

Described as “phenomenal” (The Times) and “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone Magazine), Tenebrae is acclaimed for its interpretation of choral works spanning five centuries.

Tesla Quartet

Tesla Quartet

Saturday, September 7 at 7:30pm

The Tesla String Quartet is acclaimed for their superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style, or technical demand” (The International Review of Music).

Modigliani Quartet

Modigliani Quartet

Sunday, October 27 at 7:00pm

The Modigliani Quartet has been making waves in the chamber music world since they first began playing together in 2003, following their studies at the prestigious Conservatoire de Paris.

Randy Reed holding guitar

Randy Reed Tribute Recital

April 18, 2024

Classical guitar instructor, Randy Reed, is retiring at the end of this semester. Reed has been at Duke since 1994. Join us for a recital in tribute to his time ...

The Ciompi Quartet: Night Music

The Ciompi Quartet: Night Music

February 17, 2024

Presented by “From beginning to end the playing sounded intelligent and sure, softened at the edges with a full and mellow tone.” Featuring Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo soprano and Ieva ...

Zlata Chochieva

Zlata Chochieva

February 2, 2024

Presented by The possessor of a comprehensive technique who brings an inner glow to every bar. Having performed in the top concert halls around the globe from a very young ...

Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor

March 8, 2024

Presented by “He commands the stage with aristocratic ease … Mr Grosvenor makes you sigh with joy … A temperament rare in yesteryear, let alone now.” We are thrilled to ...

Tift Merritt + Simone Dinnerstein
Night

Tift Merritt & Simone Dinnerstein Night DUKE PERFORMANCES PREMIERE: FRI, JAN 21 & SAT, JAN 22, 2011 In this two-night world premiere commissioned by Duke Performances, an “angelic,” NC-born country-folk ...

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Brian Harnetty
Shawnee, Ohio

Brian Harnetty Shawnee, Ohio DUKE PERFORMANCES PREMIERE: FRI, OCT 26 & SAT, OCT 27, 2018 Brian Harnetty mines Appalachia’s past with a singular aim: to salvage stories from one of ...

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