Duke Chapel

Duke University Sunday Worship Service with Christy Lohr Sapp Preaching

Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Christy Lohr Sapp, associate dean for religious life at Duke Chapel, preaching.

Duke University Sunday Worship Service with Luke Powery Preaching

Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Luke Powery, dean of Duke Chapel, preaching.

Duke University Sunday Worship Service with Duke Chapel Dean Luke Powery Preaching

Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Luke Powery, dean of Duke Chapel, preaching.

Duke University Sunday Worship Service with Bruce Puckett Preaching

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Bruce Puckett, director of community ministry at Duke Chapel, preaching.

Sing-Along of Handel's Messiah

Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 6:30pm

(919) 684-3898

Duke Chapel will present a "Sing-Along of Handel's Messiah." Anyone is welcome attend and sing some of the choruses from this masterpiece.

Choral Vespers Anglican Evensong

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 5:15pm to 5:55pm

(919) 681-9488

Duke Chapel will hold a Choral Vespers Anglican Evensong service. The candlelight service will be sung in honor of Veterans Day/Remembrance Day and consist of Scripture readings, prayers, and sacred music. The Duke Vespers Ensemble will lead the choral portion of the service.

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Performance at Duke Chapel

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 8:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The 24-member Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir will perform at Duke Chapel.

The professional choir performs the music of their countryman Arvo Pärt, who invokes early music to compose arresting and contemplative work. Its Durham program also includes two rare works for unaccompanied choir by Johannes Brahms, both overflowing with melodies sad and sweet.

Tickets are required.

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Duke Chapel Organ Recital by Herbert Buffington (Trinity '80)

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 5:00pm

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Duke Chapel will present a recital on the Aeolian organ by Herbert Buffington (Trinity '80) as part of the "Alumni Series." Recognized for his ability as an improvisateur, he won second prize in the American Guild of Organists National Competition in Organ Improvisation in 2010.

A recent media review praised his improvisation as a "fascinating solo organ fantasy...a tour de force." His program will offer works by Mendelssohn, Franck, Reger, and Tournemire, plus an improvisation on submitted themes.

Duke Chapel All Hallows' Eve Service

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:30pm

(919) 684-8478

Duke Chapel will hold its annual All Hallows' Eve Service on the evening prior to All Saints Day, the festival in the church that recalls the faith and witness of those who have carried and cherished the Christian faith throughout church history. The worship service celebrates the church's continuing communion with them and memorializes the recently deceased.

The Choral Vespers Ensemble will lead the candlelight service.

Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert on "The Leipzig Legacy: Bach and His Predecessors"

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 8:00pm

(919) 681-9488

The Duke Vespers Ensemble will present a free concert on "The Leipzig Legacy: Bach and His Predecessors" featuring Beverly Biggs, Elaine Funaro, Robert Parkins, and Lex Silbiger on the Bach harpsichord concerto.

The ensemble will be joined by the resident Baroque orchestra Cappella Baroque, consisting of professional period instrument players from the region. Together they will perform works ranging from intimate motets by Schein and Kuhnau to more grand works like Schelle’s chorale cantata Christus der ist mein leben, Teleman’s Concerto Polonois, and two compositions by J.S. Bach, the Concerto in A minor for Four Harpsichords and cantata 78 Jesu der du meine seele.

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