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Save the Dates for the 2017–18 season at Curtis!


We are excited to announce the Curtis Institute of Music's 2017–18 season! This season is full of compelling offerings, including the rarely performed opera A Quiet Place by alumnus Leonard Bernstein; intimate recitals featuring Sarah Shafer, Peter Wiley, Jonathan Biss, and other distinguished alumni and faculty; and Curtis Symphony Orchestra concerts led by renowned conductors from around the world. Be sure to mark your calendars—we look forward to seeing you this season!

Single tickets will be available for sale later this summer. Purchase information will be posted here as it becomes available.



Curtis Symphony Orchestra       

October 29             Juanjo Mena, conductor                                               
January 28 Gilbert Varga, conductor
April 29 Karina Canellakis (Violin ’04), conductor   


Curtis Opera Theatre      

 (Basic)  (Premium)

October 5, 6, 7, 8                                      DEBUSSY,   Impressions of Pelléas    
November 16, 17, 18, 19  TCHAIKOVSKY,  Eugene Onegin
March 7, 9, 11, 13  BERNSTEIN,  A Quiet Place*
May 3, 5, 6       

WEILL, Mahagonny: Ein Songspiel and MENOTTI, The Medium*    

*The productions of A Quiet Place, Mahagonny: Ein Songspiel, and The Medium at the Perelman Theater are made possible, in part, through a partnership between Curtis Opera Theatre, Opera Philadelphia, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  


Curtis Presents                                

October 17                                                 Noah Bendix-Balgley, Peter Wiley (Cello ’74), and Robert Levin              
November 5 Sarah Shafer (Opera ’14) and Mikael Eliasen
December 9 Aizuri Quartet (String Quartet '16) with Jonathan Biss (Piano ’01)
February 10 David Shifrin (Clarinet ’71) and the Zorá Quartet
April 15  Marinus Ensemble with Michael Rusinek (Clarinet ’92)


Student Recital Series

October 20     

First Student Recital    

Recitals take place most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in Field Concert Hall.


Family Concerts




Performances, artists, and venues are subject to change 


No Curtis performances are scheduled for the next week. To learn about future events, check the calendar on the lower left, the series tabs above, or the browse options to the right.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012, 3:00 PM



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Alumni Recital Series

Hsin-Yun Huang (Viola '92) and Friends
Alumni Recital Series

at Field Concert Hall

Field Concert Hall

BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola (’92)
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano (’95)

LIGETI Sonata for Solo Viola
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola (’92)

MARTINU Duo No. 1 for Violin and Cello, H. 157
Scott St. John, violin ('90)
Yeesun Kim, cello (’88)

HAYDN Quartet in B-flat major, Hob. III:78 (“Sunrise”)
Scott St. John, violin ('90)
Luosha Fang, violin
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola (’92)
Yeesun Kim, cello (’88)


The youngest-ever gold medalist of the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, {b}Hsin-Yun Huang{/b} came to international prominence in 1993 after winning the ARD International Music Competition in Munich and the Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award. A member of the Curtis faculty as well as a respected soloist and chamber musician, she has appeared on the stages of major concert halls throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East and was a member of the Borromeo String Quartet from 1994 to 2000.{br}{br} {b}4-recital subscription{/b}: $95 {a href=""}order{/a}{br} {b}Single tickets{/b}: $28;{a href=""}order{/a}{br}{br} {i}All artists donate their services, and proceeds benefit current Curtis students.{/i}

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