Curtis Symphony Orchestra

Curtis Symphony Orchestra

Emerging virtuosos all, the musicians of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra meld into an expression of something much greater. Add internationally renowned conductors and sparkling repertoire, and the result is an immersive experience with unique resonance. The Curtis Symphony Orchestra performs at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center and Alumnae Hall at Immaculata University each season.

Please visit Curtis.edu/Orchestra over the summer for information on the 2020–21 season.


 

A Look Back at the 2019–20 Season

Yannick at the Opera

October 19 and 20, 2019

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Robert Kahn, conducting fellow
Yuwon Kim, conducting fellow
The Percussion Collective
Curtis Percussion Group
Members of the Curtis Opera Theatre

   
THEOFANIDIS Drum Circles
BEETHOVEN    Leonore Overture No. 3
MOZART             Selections from Cosi fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro
 
 

 

 

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Biss Plays Beethoven

January 30 and 31, 2020

Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano

   
SMITH f(x) = sin²x –1/x
BEETHOVEN   Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 (“Emperor”)
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
   

 

 

Remembering Isaac Stern

This concert was postponed due to public safety measures related to COVID-19

Michael Stern, conductor
Pamela Frank, violin

BARBER Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op. 7
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
RACHMANINOFF               Symphonic Dances
   

 

 


Orchestral concerts are supported by the Jack Wolgin Curtis Orchestral Concerts Endowment Fund.
Guest conductor appearances for each Curtis Symphony Orchestra performance are made possible by the Gustave and Rita Hauser Chair.

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