Press Contacts

Diana Wensley
Communications Manager
(215) 717-3129

Jennifer Kallend
Managing Director of Communications
(215) 717-3190

 


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb on October 21

October 15, 2018

Families explore percussion, rhythm, and communication as inspired by children’s book


Curtis Presents Season Begins with Recital by Guitarist Jason Vieaux and Violinist Nigel Armstrong

October 10, 2018

Program features works by Albéniz, de Falla, Jobim, and more


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Gary Graffman on October 27 at Immaculata University and October 28 at Verizon Hall

October 4, 2018

Program pays tribute to Graffman for his 90th birthday, features Van Cliburn-winning pianist Haochen Zhang


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Trouble in Paradise Double Bill October 4–7 at Prince Theater

September 25, 2018

New double bill pairs Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas


June 22 Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital Highlights New Partnership with Sphinx Performance Academy

June 20, 2018

Award-winning musicians from Sphinx partner with performers from the harp and voice Summerfest programs


Curtis Names Eric Owens and Danielle Orlando to Lead the Vocal Studies Department Beginning in 2019–20

May 10, 2018

New Artistic Team to lead the Curtis Institute of Music Vocal Studies Department beginning in the 2019–20 Season


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents New Works for String Quartet by Student Composers May 4

April 26, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Resident ensemble Zorá String Quartet performs; Panel discussions include Tod Machover, visiting faculty


Alumna Karina Canellakis leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on April 28 in Allentown and April 29 in Philadelphia

April 18, 2018

Diverse program highlights Curtis alumni: soprano Amanda Majeski featured, orchestra performs work by George Walker. Gala prior to April 29 concert celebrates longtime Curtis supporters Joseph and Marie Field.


Lessons from High-Performing Organizations On Display at Curtis

April 17, 2018

Author of Powerhouse: Insider Accounts Into the World’s Top High-Performance Organizations Speaks at Curtis and Wharton


Curtis Presents Sarah Shafer and Mikael Eliasen on March 4 in Field Concert Hall

February 27, 2018

Rising Curtis alumna performs song cycles accompanied by Curtis Opera Theatre artistic director


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents The Edge Effect: Composers and their Environmental Influences on February 24

February 21, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); iconic Pierrot lunaire connects to Curtis’s all-school project


Curtis Institute of Music and Enchantment Theatre Company Present Family Concerts on February 18

February 9, 2018

The two Philadelphia arts organizations partner to bring Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals to life


Curtis Celebrates the Bernstein Centenary with Philadelphia Recital February 10 and Nationwide Tour February 11–March 18

February 6, 2018

Chamber ensemble of alumni and students perform around the country with a program of works by famed alumnus Leonard Bernstein, as well as Copland and Gershwin


Curtis Summerfest Partners with the Sphinx Performance Academy in Summer 2018

January 29, 2018

New collaborative model includes Curtis alumni on faculty and reflects a special commitment to musical talent in Philadelphia


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