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.

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Remembering Isaac Stern

Saturday, April 25 at 3 p.m. at Immaculata University
Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center

Michael Stern, conductor
Pamela Frank, violin

BARBER Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op. 7-8
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
RACHMANINOFF               Symphonic Dances




Past Performances


Yannick at the Opera

Saturday, October 19 at 8 p.m. at Immaculata University*
Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor*

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

*Yannick Nézet-Séguin will not conduct at the October 19 concert. Curtis conducting fellows will conduct the concert at Immaculata University.




Biss Plays Beethoven

Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m. at Immaculata University
Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at Merriam Theater, Kimmel Center

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



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.