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join us 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. Buy your tickets now—we look forward to seeing you this season!
 

Subscriptions and single tickets for most performances are now available for sale. Please follow the links below for performance details and purchase information.

 

Curtis Symphony Orchestra          

                                                                
October 29 at 2:30 p.m.           Juanjo Mena, conductor                                                                 
January 28 at 3 p.m. Gilbert Varga, conductor
April 29 at 8 p.m. Karina Canellakis (Violin ’04), conductor   

 

Curtis Opera Theatre          

   

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     

 

Curtis Presents                                   

 
October 17 at 8 p.m. Noah Bendix-Balgley, Peter Wiley (Cello ’74), and Robert Levin             
December 9 at 8 p.m. Aizuri Quartet (String Quartet '16) with Jonathan Biss (Piano ’01)
February 10 at 8 p.m. Leonard Bernstein Centenary Celebration
March 4 at 3 p.m. Sarah Shafer (Opera ’14) and Mikael Eliasen
April 15 at 3 p.m. Marinus Ensemble with Michael Rusinek (Clarinet ’92)

 


Student Recital Series

October 20 at 8 p.m.

First Student Recital                  

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

 

Family Concerts

October 1 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.                

 Meet the Zorá String Quartet!                                                      

February 18 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.  

 Carnival of the Animals

 

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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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013, 8:00 PM

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Curtis Symphony Orchestra

Curtis Symphony Orchestra Jahja Ling, conductor
Ida Kavafian, violin
Peter Wiley, cello (’74)
Robert McDonald, piano (’76, ’77)

at Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, PA

Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, PA

STUCKY Rhapsodies
BEETHOVEN Concerto in C major for Violin, Cello, Piano, and Orchestra, Op. 56, "Triple Concerto"
MAHLER Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor

STUCKY,BEETHOVEN,MAHLER

Three great artists-all Curtis faculty members-join forces for Beethoven's Triple Concerto. Ida Kavafian, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; and Robert McDonald, piano perform under acclaimed conductor Jahja Ling. The free-flowing, euphoric {i}Rhapsodies{/i}, by 2012-13 Curtis composer-in-residence Steven Stucky anticipates the passionate contrasts found in Mahler's mercurial Symphony No. 5. {b}Tickets{/b}: $10–$25; (610) 432-6715, {a href="https://allentownsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0FA0000007BxhcMAC" target="_blank"}order{/a}

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