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Duke Arts Presents

2023-24 Classical Series

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Duke Arts Presents is proud to announce the return of our three classical subscription package series: the Chamber Arts Series, Piano Recital Series, and Vocal Ensemble Series.

Subscriptions are on sale now!
Subscribers save 20% off single ticket prices, access the best seat locations, and receive a 15% discount on all other events in the Duke Arts Presents season (some exceptions may apply).

For questions and customer support, please contact the Duke University Box Office at 919-684-4444 or email tickets@duke.edu. Box Office Hours: Tue – Fri, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Single tickets are now on sale for all events below. Subscriptions will remain available until the first concert in each series.


In addition to our three subscription packages, the 2023-24 Duke Arts Presents season includes two free concerts by the Ciompi Quartet of Duke University: Sol Variations on October 28, 2023 and Night Music on February 17, 2024.


Our long-running Chamber Arts Series features eight concerts by leading chamber music ensembles. Subscribers can choose 6-8 concerts annually. This year’s series begins during Duke Arts Opening Week with a final visit from the Emerson String Quartet, a group that has been at the forefront of chamber music-making across the globe for the best part of a half-century.

Subscriptions start at $225 for 6 concerts.


This four-concert series showcases the talents of world-leading pianists Vadym Kholodenko, Janice Carissa, Zlata Chochieva, and Benjamin Grosvenor.

Subscriptions are $150 for all four concerts.


Acclaimed vocal ensembles Conspirare, The King’s Singers, The Marian Consort, and Apollo5 showcase a range of repertoire in this year’s series. The first three concerts will take place in Duke Chapel, with Apollo5 closing the season in Baldwin Auditorium.

Subscriptions are $128 for all four concerts.


Since its founding in 1965, the Ciompi Quartet of Duke University has delighted audiences and impressed critics around the world. All its members are professors at Duke, where they teach instrumental lessons, coordinate and coach chamber music, and perform across campus in concert halls, libraries, dormitories and classrooms.

Explore concerts in our 2023-24 season below: