2018 North Carolina HIP Music Festival

The “hippest” musicians on period instruments February 4 -25, 2018 Schedule and line up. More information will be added as it becomes available. HIPSTER passes will be on sale starting December 1, 2017 2018 NC HIP Music Festival as of 11/10/17 Sunday, Feb 4, 3:00 pm Baldwin Auditorium, Durham Mallarme...

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FAMILY CONCERT #3 – MUSIC FROM AFRICA

Join Diali Cissohko on the kora and other members of Kaira Ba in this introduction of African instruments! Hear traditional and original music infused with rhythms and tunes inspired by the African diaspore. Family concerts are 60-minute interactive, fun concerts for persons 5 and older @ Duke Gardens. Tickets $5...

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FAMILY CONCERT #2 HIPSTER HORNS

Meet hornists Rachel Niketopoulos and Chris Caudill as they take you through the evolution of the horn. From hunting horn to symphonic brass learn about the various roles of the horn in music. Family concerts are 60-minute interactive concerts for persons 5 and older @ Duke Gardens. Tickets $5 children...

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Family Concert #1 – WHAT’S IN A SONG?

What’s in a Song? Join singer/songwriter/cellist Shana Tucker and pianist Amy Bormet in learning the ins and outs of writing a song. Take a journey into the wide-open world of songwriting. This concert will delve into the songwriting process, including: Establishing a Groove (tempo, rhythm), Song Elements (melody, chorus, bridge, etc.) and Storytelling Through...

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MALLARME at the NASHER MUSEUM – Family Day

FREE! 30 Minute Mini Family Concert – Italian Musical Masterpieces of the 17th Century in conjunction with the Medici exhibition. HIP* all the way!! *HIP=historically informed performance Sunday, Sept 17, 2017 2 concerts: 1:00 pm AND 2:30 pm Music of Corelli, Storace, Mattheis and Gabrielli Allison Willet – baroque violin...

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VIOLINS OF HOPE, book reading by James Grymes

James Grymes, “Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust — Instruments of Hope and Liberation” The Regulator welcomes music historian James Grymes for a reading and book signing of his new book, Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust–Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour. Grymes tells the remarkable stories...

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Series Concert #5 KAIRA BA – UNIVERSAL LOVE

KAIRA BA – UNIVERSAL LOVE Wednesday, May 30, 2018 7:30 pm Motorco Music Hall, Durham Combining passionate originality and fierce authenticity, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba take West African dance music into new territory Diali Cissokho – kora; Jonathan Henderson – bass Austin McCall – drums; Will Ridenour – percussion...

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Series Concert #4 – A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN Sunday, April 8, 2018 3:00 pm ArtsCenter, Carrboro An emotionally rich program of classical and original music that explores the journey of immigrants coming to America, featuring the Bird’s Eye Trio.  Jennifer Curtis – violin; Ayane Kozasa – viola; Paul Wiancko – cello Tickets: $25...

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Series Concert #3 – COMMISSIONING MOZART

Series Concert #3 COMMISSIONING MOZART Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:00 pm Baldwin Auditorium, Durham (HIP Festival opener) Presented in association with the Duke University Department of Music Why do composers write a piece? Because someone commissions them to do so! W.A. Mozart – Quartet in G Minor for fortepiano &...

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Series Concert #2 – VIOLINS OF HOPE

Series Concert #2 VIOLINS OF HOPE Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:30 pm Judea Reform Congregation 1933 W Cornwallis Dr. Durham with vocal group SONAM lead by Allan Friedman Arnold Schoenberg – Verklarte Nacht for String Sextet (1899) David Kirkland Garner – Mallarmé commissioned work (2017) Hans Krása – Passacaglia and...

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