Special Concerts and Collaborations


Art to inspire, encourage, and empower.

Playing with spirit and joy, Curtis students are dedicated to collaboration, creativity, and stretching musical boundaries. Follow them as they step outside the concert hall to offer their artistry in unusual venues and community programs everywhere.

Music in the Galleries

Presented by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Curtis musicians perform innovative solo and chamber programs in various galleries, exploring the fascinating relationship between music and art. Free with museum admission. 

Saturday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 15 at 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Saturday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Music in the Galleries is generously supported by Cooke & Bieler, LP.

Curtis at Longwood Gardens

The Curtis Institute of Music takes its remarkable young talents to Kennett Square, Pa. for recitals accompanied by views of the seasonal glories of Longwood Gardens. Recitals are free with Longwood Gardens admission.

Sunday, March 1 at 1 p.m.

Sunday, March 29 at 1 p.m.

Past Performances

Curtis in Concert

Building on the success of Festival O18’s “Fridays at Field” recital series, emergent singers trained at Philadelphia’s prestigious Curtis Institute of Music once again perform in recital at the historic and intimate Field Concert Hall. Hailed as “a delightful afternoon” (Parterre), the series has been expanded for O19, with separate Saturday and Sunday recitals repeated over both weekends of the festival. 

Saturday, September 21 at 12 p.m. 
Sunday, September 22 at 12 p.m. 
Saturday, September 28 at 12 p.m. 
Sunday, September 29 at 12 p.m.

Co-presented by Opera Philadelphia. Tickets sold by Opera Philadelphia as part of Festival O19. Ticketing fees may apply.