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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Strings, Symphonies, and Strauss

February 20, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Verizon Hall

Peter Oundjian, conductor emeritus of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and organ faculty member Alan Morrison join the CSO in the first live performance since February 2020. With works from Richard Strauss to Jessie Montgomery, this program reveals the remarkable musical variety of the modern era. 



Bronfman Plays Bartók

April 29, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Verizon Hall

Conductor Robert Spano reunites with “force of nature” Yefim Bronfman to perform Béla Bartók’s ferocious Second Piano Concerto. Bronfman previously won a GRAMMY Award for his recording of the concerto. The program continues with Tchaikovsky’s brooding Fifth Symphony.



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 Rita E. and Gustave M. Hauser Chair in Conducting Studies.

The Jack Wolgin Orchestral Concerts