The University of Music

The University of Music: young, dynamic and international 

The University of Music (SUM) specialises in preparing young musicians for a successful career and is the most international department of the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana, with students from 40 different countries.

In line with legal requirements, the University of Music has four functions: training, research, continuing/further education, and service provision.

The SUM is a member of the Association of Swiss University Schools of Music (CSUM) and the European Association of Conservatoires and Schools of Music (AEC).

Archived videos



  • Orchestra sinfonica del CSI - 1° parte

    Giovanni Antonini direzione

    Sala Teatro LAC, Lugano

    Franz Joseph Haydn
    Ouverture da L'isola disabitata
    Sinfonia concertante in Sib Maggiore Hob. I/105 per violino, violoncello, oboe e fagotto



  • Orchestra sinfonica del CSI - 2° parte

    Giovanni Antonini direzione

    Sala Teatro LAC, Lugano

    Franz Joseph Haydn
    Sinfonia n°103 “Col rullo di timpani"



  • 900presente Betsy Jolas

    Ensemble 900
    Direttore Arturo Tamayo
    Voce recitante Betsy Jolas

    Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI, Lugano

    D’un opéra de voyage (1967)
    Fredons (2013) (prima esecuzione svizzera)
    Rambles thru 44 The mysterious stranger by Mark Twain (2014) (prima esecuzione svizzera)