MONK@100


Duke Performances' 10-day festival celebrating the centenary of jazz icon Thelonious Monk, running Tuesday, October 17 thru Thursday, October 26 at Durham Fruit & Produce.

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John McLaughlin + Jimmy Herring


Mahavishnu Orchestra's John McLaughlin makes his final US tour joined by Widespread Panic's Jimmy Herring. 'The Meeting of the Spirits' plays DPAC for Duke Performances on Sunday, November 12.

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St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig


A rare North American appearance by the Thomenchor (St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig), Bach's 50-voice boy choir, at Duke Chapel on Tuesday, November 14.

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Director’s Note for Duke Performances’ 2017/18 Season


We live in anxious, uncertain times. Across our globe, in our country, our state, and even our city of Durham, there seem to be newly monumental consequences of our decisions, many of which feel beyond our control.

2017/18 Artists in Residence


Each year, Duke Performances partners with a range of campus and community organizations to coordinate over 120 distinct artist residency events.

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