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Press coverage of the remarkable accomplishments of Curtis students, alumni, and faculty, across the country and around the world. 

Curtis European Tour 2017


New York Times: December 8, 2017
Brazen Virtuosity: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
The Curtis 20/21 Ensemble's performance of works by Chen Yi has been included in a recent listing of YouTube’s top classical music moments. March 29, 2017
Young Artist in Residence: Timotheos Petrin
Curtis student cellist Tim Petrin is featured as Performance Today's Artist in Residence.

Philadelphia Inquirer: February 28, 2017
Bold 'Doctor Atomic' to detonate at Curtis Opera Theatre
The Curtis Opera Theatre presents John Adams' iconic Doctor Atomic in a bold new staging by director R.B. Schlather. 

Globe and Mail: February 15, 2017
Leadership lessons from 12 overlooked organizations – Book review of Powerhouse
Curtis is featured in a book about 12 high-performing "powerhouse" organizations, alongside Medécins Sans Frontièrs, Southwest Airlines, the Finnish education system, and others.

Lancaster Online: February 13, 2017
Stars in the making: The Curtis 20/21 Ensemble brings modern music concert to Gretna Music at Elizabethtown College
The Curtis 20/21 Ensemble performs a concert of 20th century and contemporary music at Elizabethtown College.

WRTI: February 12, 2017
A Young Composer Inspired by the 2017 One Book, One Philadelphia Selection
Curtis composition student Nick DiBerardino's piece for One Book, One Philadelphia draws inspiration from Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. January 16, 2017
On MLK Day, volunteers help Philadelphia school rescue its library
Through service and performance, the Curtis student body aids in the revival of the library at William Cramp Elementary School in North Philadelphia. January 10, 2017
Philly musician and educator selected to give prestigious TED Talk
Curtis Alumni Network Chair and Play On, Philly! founder Stanford Thompson selected for the 2017 class of TED Fellows.

Generocity: January 5, 2017
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates
The Curtis Institute partners with Songs in the Key of Free and Mural Arts to bring songwriting and music workshops to inmates at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford.