Curtis on Tour

The Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative

Curtis on Tour features extraordinary emerging professional artists performing alongside celebrated faculty and alumni. Grounded in Curtis’s “learn by doing” philosophy and steeped in the school’s distinguished history of artistic excellence, this innovative global touring initiative is an integral component of a Curtis education.

For more than 10 years, Curtis on Tour artists and ensembles have delighted audiences around the globe with performances that are “exhilarating from beginning to end” (Washington Post). Since Curtis on Tour was established in 2008, students, faculty, and alumni have performed more than 375 concerts in over 20 countries and 100 cities, across four continents.

Tour offerings include:

  • Worldwide tours offered year-round
  • Chamber ensembles with diverse and compelling offerings, including: standard instrumentation and programs; unique mixed ensembles performing repertoire that is rarely toured; and new works commissioned specifically for Curtis on Tour
  • Large ensembles, including the Curtis Chamber Orchestra and the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, performing with leading international conductors and soloists
  • Emerging artists and established alumni performing as soloists with professional orchestras and presenters
  • Ensembles and soloists representing all Programs of Study at Curtis