Opera and Voice Coach
A graduate of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera, Bénédicte Jourdois is the principal pianist at Opera Philadelphia.
Ms. Jourdois has worked at the Chautauqua Institution summer program since 2008, at the Castleton Festival since 2011, and at the Spoleto Festival USA from 2011 to 2013. Ms. Jourdois has performed as a soloist and a collaborative pianist in numerous venues in Europe and in the United States, including Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center; and has worked at Pittsburgh Opera and Houston Grand Opera. Born in Paris, Ms. Jourdois holds degrees from the Conservatoire National de Région de Saint-Maur, the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon, Mannes College, and the Juilliard School.
Ms. Jourdois joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2012 and also teaches at the Manhattan School of Music.