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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 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. Centenary Celebration of Leonard Bernstein
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 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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SUNDAY, MAY 05, 2013, 8:00 PM

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Curtis Symphony Orchestra Mark Russell Smith, conductor (’87)

at Verizon Hall—Kimmel Center

Verizon Hall—Kimmel Center

WAGNER Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), WWV 63
WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser, WWV 70 (Dresden version) and Venusberg Music
WAGNER “Dich, teure Halle” from 'Tannhäuser'
WAGNER Three Excerpts from Act III, from Die Meistersinger
WAGNER Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
WAGNER Wotan's Farewell & Magic Fire Music (Wotans Abschied und Feuerzauber) from Die Walküre

WAGNER,WAGNER,WAGNER,WAGNER,WAGNER,WAGNER

Music director and conductor of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Mark Russell Smith ('87) leads an all-Wagner program with soprano Heidi Melton ('07) and bass baritone Eric Owens ('95). {b}Tickets{/b}: $5-45; Ticket Philadelphia: (215) 893-1999, {a href="http://www.ticketphiladelphia.org/Presenters/Detail.aspx?contentId=4294972755" target=_blank"}order{/a}

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