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European Favorite Gilbert Varga leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on January 28 at Verizon Hall

January 15, 2018

Program of musical storytelling features Corigliano’s The Mannheim Rocket, music from The Miraculous Mandarin, and Scheherazade


Bernstein: A Posthumous Gift

January 3, 2018

Leonard Bernstein’s concert whites and baton, gifted to Curtis by his children, honor his long-standing relationship with Curtis.


Curtis Graduates Bring Arts Access and Education to Philadelphia

December 14, 2017

2017–18 Partner Organizations Include South Philadelphia High School, William Cramp Elementary School, State Correctional Institution at Graterford, and Project HOME


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times

December 11, 2017

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times: "Brazen Virtuosity: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube"


Bernstein: A "Stöhr" Thing

December 8, 2017

Austrian theorist Richard Stöhr’s move to America—and his hiring by Curtis—may ultimately have saved his life.