Duke Chapel Choir will present Brahms Requiem at its spring oratorio. Johannes Brahms' masterwork, "Ein deutsches Requiem," will be presented with full orchestra and professional soloists.
Tickets are free to Duke students, $15 to all others, and on sale at the Duke University Box Office (919-684-4444 or www.tickets.duke.edu).
The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature preaching by Shane Claiborne, a co-founder of a New Monastic community, The Simple Way (now the Potter Street community), in Philadelphia, Pa., and a prominent voice for nonviolence and redistribution of wealth to the poor.
The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Luke Powery, dean of Duke Chapel, preaching.
Duke Chapel Choral Vespers Service Celebrates Black History Month and 50th Commemoration of Integration
In celebration of Black History Month and the commemoration of 50 years of black students at Duke, the choral vespers service at Duke Chapel will feature African-American spirituals as well as musical arrangements and texts by prominent black musicians and poets.
The Duke Vespers Ensemble and chapel organist David Arcus will provide music at this prayerful and contemplative service that is open to the public.
The music for the service will include: choral introit, "I Want Jesus to Walk With Me" (arr. Brian Schmidt); anthem, "Abide With Me" (arr. Moses Hogan); anthem, "Feet o' Jesus" (music by William Averitt, poetry by Langston Hughes); and choral benediction, "Hear My Prayer" (Moses Hogan).
The next concert in the Duke University Organ Recital Series will feature Robert Parkins, university organist and a professor of the practice of music at Duke.
This season's program, "The Art of Variation," will include music by early Spanish, Italian, and German composers on the Brombaugh organ plus works by Bach and Reger on the Flentrop.
Parkins' recordings have appeared on the Calcante, Gothic, Musical Heritage Society, and Naxos labels. His performances have been described as "fresh and spontaneous, transforming the music from museum artifacts to living works of beauty" by The Diapason.
The Duke University Sunday Worship Service will feature Duke Chapel Dean Luke Powery preaching.