About

Curtis Institute of Music

 

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.

One of the world's leading conservatories, Curtis is highly selective, with an enrollment of about 165. In this intimate environment, students receive personalized attention from a celebrated faculty. A busy schedule of performances is at the heart of Curtis's distinctive "learn by doing" approach, which has produced an impressive number of notable artists since the school's founding in Philadelphia in 1924.

Grounded in this rich heritage, Curtis is looking to the future in a flexible and forward-thinking way, evolving strategically to serve its time-honored mission.

Carlos Miguel Prieto leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra!
at the Kimmel Center
October 15, 2012
at the Kimmel Center
Jahja Ling leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra!
February 17, 2013
Mark Russell Smith leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra!
at the Kimmel Center
May 5, 2013
at the Kimmel Center
October 20th, 2013
The Maestro makes his Curtis Debut!
at the Kimmel Center
January 26th, 2014
In association with Opera Philadelphia and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
at the Kimmel Center
March 5th, 7th, and 9th, 2014
October 9th-12th, 2014
La scala di seta by Gioacchino Rossini
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini
November 20th-23rd, 2014
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
January 25th, 2015
by Richard Strauss
Presented by The Curtis Opera Theatre
March 4th-8th, 2015
Rossen Milanov, conductor
April 26th, 2015
by Igor Stravinsky
Presented by The Curtis Opera Theatre
May 7th-10th, 2015
by Giacomo Puccini
Presented by The Curtis Opera Theatre
October 3rd-October 4th, 2015
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
October 18th, 2015
Beyond Darmstadt
featuring Unsuk Chin, composer
November 11th, 2015
Family Concert
Two Shows! November 15th, 2015
by Jules Massenet
Presented by The Curtis Opera Theatre
November 19th-November 22nd, 2015