Wednesday, January 25th 3:39pm - Tuesday, February 28th 8:00pm

Eric Whitacre Singers

"Eric Whitacre is a phenomenon in the music world," wrote the Sydney Morning Herald. Whitacre brings his virtuoso ensemble to the Duke Chapel. The program will include his Music for Sacred Spaces, and features two transporting classics of his repertoire, Sleep and Lux Aurumque. 

Duke Chapel
$52 for VIP Seating, $42 for Preferred Seating, $28 for General Admission Seating, $15 Ages 30 & under (General Admission Seating only), $10 Duke students (General Admission Seating only).

Saturday, February 25th 9:00am - 5:00pm

Embodied Learning Summit

Bring it to the Mat: Yoga, Mindfulness and Racial Justice. This conference is for everyone who has been hesitant to have race and racism conversations, but wants the tools to begin fighting racism in their everyday lives. 


Sunday, February 26th 3:00pm

Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson (T'99)

Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). She is recognized as an engaging international concert performer both on the operatic and concert stage. Presented in association with the Department of African and African American Studies. 

East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

Thursday, March 2nd 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Opening Reception and Artist's Talk for "In Conditions of Fresh Water"

Artist Torkwase Dyson and attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy on their exhibit exploring environmental racism based on their collaborative documentary research project with citizens in two North Carolina and Alabama counties. 

Center for Documentary Studies

Friday, March 3rd 8:00pm

Kirill Gerstein, Piano

Gerstein returns to Duke Performances with a program of masterpieces, showing off his astounding technique. The Guardian wrote his playing: "This is the kind of serious, intelligent, and virtous music-making that keeps classical music alive." He performs works by Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, and Liszt.

Baldwin Auditorium
$38, $32, $15 Ages 30 & under, $10 Duke students.

Tuesday, March 7th 8:00pm

Geimaru-Za Nihon Buyo Troupe

Geimaru-za is an ensemble dedicated to nihon buyo, or traditional Japanese dance, an ancient offshoot of kabuki dance drama. They appear at Duke Performances as part of their first-ever tour of the United States, offering an authentic performance of a Japanese dance tradition. 

Reynolds Industries Theater
$32, $26, $15 Ages 30 & under, $10 Duke students.

Friday, March 10th 8:00pm

Cappella Pratensis

Cappella Pratensis come to Duke Performances with a tribute to the best-known son of their native city, Hieronymus Bosch. To commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death, the group performs the music of Franco-Flemish choral composers he would have heard in his day. 

Baldwin Auditorium
$32, $26, $15 Ages 30 & under, $10 Duke students

Tuesday, March 21st 8:00pm - Wednesday, March 22nd 8:00pm

Stephin Merritt & The Magnetic Fields • '50 Song Memoir'

Stephin Merritt is "a contrarian pop genius" (The New York Times). For his 50 Song Memoir, he wrote an autobiographical song for each year of his life. Merritt and six musicians bring this experiment of theatrical introspection to life, offering 25 songs each night. 

Carolina Theatre of Durham
$55, $45, $30, $10 Duke students (per night)

Tuesday, March 21st 8:00pm

Duke Choral Spring Tour Concert

The Duke Chorale returns to campus following its Spring 2017 concert tour to Central America. The group will offer a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals. 

Baldwin Auditorium

Wednesday, March 22nd 8:00pm

Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert

The Duke Chorale returns to campus following its Spring 2016 concert tour to Florida. The group will offer a diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals. The Duke University Chorale, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop and accompanied by Kisun Lee, is the principal choral group of the Department of Music at Duke. Composed mainly of undergraduate students, the 50-voice Chorale and its 20-voice Chamber Choir perform numerous concerts throughout the year, both on and off campus.

Baldwin Auditorium

Thursday, March 23rd 8:00pm

Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord

Iranian-American virtuoso Mahan Esfahani is "a dynamic, daring musician who thinks way beyond the conventional boundaries of his instrument." His program consists of works by Henry Cowell, Viktor Kalabis, J.S. Bach, Steve Reich, and more. 

Nelson Music Room
$28, $15 Ages 30 & under, $10 Duke students.

Friday, March 31st 8:00pm

Daniil Trifonov, Piano

Daniil Trifonov has arrived as the unquestioned next superstar of classical piano, bringing an ecstatic quality to his performances. The young Russian powerhouse will perform a program of Schumann, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky in Baldwinn Auditorium. 

Baldwin Auditorium
$48, $42, $15 Ages 30 & under, $10 Duke students.