Duke Performances presents 50 to 60 concerts, theater events, dance productions, and other live art performances every year, and nearly every one is worth seeing. Some of the most successful and most adventurous offerings have been commissioned collaborations. The latest concert, titled "Wild Edges: A Musical Collaboration," is a notch higher on the doorpost of Duke Performances' artistic commissions. The songs in the program, all original compositions, were in effect subtitled "inspired by" songs from the American canon, expanded by Joe Henry beyond the musical theater confines
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