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(215) 717-3129

Jennifer Kallend
Managing Director of External Affairs and Patron Engagement
(215) 717-3190

 

Curtis Family Concerts Invite Audiences to Meet the Zorá String Quartet on October 1

September 15, 2017

The quartet in residence introduces families to stringed instruments with a program of performance and hands-on music-making.


Curtis Institute of Music Names Matt Morgan As Chief Technology Officer

September 7, 2017

Newly created position reflects ongoing investment in digital infrastructure


2017–18 Season Begins at the Curtis Institute of Music

August 31, 2017

Season features over 200 performances in Philadelphia, highlights Leonard Bernstein centenary


Curtis on Tour Returns to Nantucket

July 21, 2017

Curtis on Tour Returns to Nantucket with Thrilling Programs for Classical Guitar and Strings July 22 and 23


Final Three Concerts of the Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital Series

July 19, 2017

Final Three Concerts of the Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital Series Feature Distinguished Chamber Musicians on July 21 and 28; August 3


June 30 Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital

June 28, 2017

June 30 Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital Features Jeffrey Khaner, Mikael Eliasen, Jonathan Beyer, and Rachel Sterrenberg


Midori Joins the Curtis Violin Faculty Beginning in the 2018-19 School Year

June 27, 2017

Internationally renowned soloist joins a storied violin lineage and robust community engagement program at Curtis


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Tours Europe, Appearing in Finland, Germany, England, Austria and Poland May 20-June 2

May 15, 2017

The orchestra performs in nine European cities from May 20 to June 2, featuring guest performers Peter Serkin ('64), Benjamin Schmid ('91), and Curtis President Roberto Díaz ('84)


Osmo Vänskä leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra May 6 in Allentown and May 7 in Philadelphia

May 4, 2017

Featuring pianist Peter Serkin (’64), the concert previews the program Osmo Vänskä and the orchestra will bring on a nine-city European tour May 17—June 2 May 7 Preconcert Gala Celebrates Curtis’s Philadelphia Roots and Global Reach


Curtis Opera Theatre presents 'La rondine' April 27 and 29 at the Perelman Theater

April 26, 2017

Kensho Watanabe conducts, Stephanie Havey directs


Streamed Live April 23: Robert van Sice leads the Curtis Percussion Ensemble

April 22, 2017

This final Curtis Presents concert of the season will be streamed on Facebook Live and Curtis Performs


Baritone Elliot Madore Performs April 9 on Curtis Presents

April 5, 2017

Mikael Eliasen joins Madore for an intimate song recital


Curtis Alumni Win Three 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grants

March 17, 2017

Stephen Waarts, Haochen Zhang, and the Dover Quartet win the prestigious award, designed for young musicians with the potential for major careers


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of Doctor Atomic March 2 and 4

February 24, 2017

John Adams’s Compelling Drama Captures the Conflicted Soul of an Era


Cellist Carter Brey performs February 26 at the Curtis Institute of Music

February 23, 2017

This second recital in the four-part Curtis Presents series will be streamed live on Curtis Performs


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents “The New Yorkers” February 11, Streamed Live on Curtis Performs

February 8, 2017

The Curtis Institute of Music’s contemporary ensemble explores the work of iconic American composer John Cage Concert dedicated to the legacy of Rosalyn Tureck, keyboard artist, teacher, and scholar


Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Richard Woodhams Join the Curtis Symphony Orchestra February 5 at Verizon Hall

January 27, 2017

Two notable alumni perform with the orchestra in a concert dedicated to the memory of conducting pedagogue Otto-Werner Mueller


Curtis Students Perform Day of Service to Benefit William Cramp Elementary School, a City of Philadelphia Designated Community School

January 15, 2017

Book-themed MLK Day of Service project to help in the reopening of the Cramp Elementary Library


The Dover Quartet Performs with Special Guest Roberto Díaz January 29

January 10, 2017

The highly acclaimed Dover Quartet returns to their alma mater for an evening of chamber music by Britten, Dvorák, and Mozart