Press Contacts

Patricia K. Johnson
Senior Director of Communications and Marketing
(215) 717-3190

Diana Wensley
Communications and Marketing Manager
(215) 717-3129

 

 


Piano and Brass Recital February 25 Continues Celebration of Meng-Chieh Liu at Curtis

February 20, 2019

A Silver Touch series continues with Hindemith’s sonatas for brass and piano


Vocal Quartet Presents Liebeslieder Waltzes in Nationwide Tour and Philadelphia Recital February 9–March 3

February 7, 2019

Touring group of students, faculty, and alumnus perform lieder, operatic favorites, and gems from the American Songbook alongside Brahms masterwork


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents Ode to Napoleon on February 2

January 29, 2019

Streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube)


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Presents Concerto Premiere at Verizon Hall and Immaculata University January 26–27

January 11, 2019

Distinguished Curtis faculty and alumni collaborate with orchestra on program featuring works by Copland, Dvořák, Ives, and Jennifer Higdon


The Curtis Institute of Music and Jonathan Biss release Part 4 of Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

January 3, 2019

Part 4 of the free online course available now on Coursera


Curtis Announces Performance Certificate in Improvisation

December 4, 2018

New in 2018–19, the program is the first in North America designed specifically for college-level classical musicians


Pianist Meng-Chieh Liu Celebrates 25 Years at Curtis with 3-Part Recital Series Beginning December 9

November 26, 2018

A Silver Touch series includes performances on December 9, February 25, and March 31 at Curtis Institute of Music


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Sweeney Todd November 14–18

November 12, 2018

Three performances at Philadelphia Film Center, formerly Prince Theater


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Opens 2018–19 Season with A Mad King on November 10

November 7, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Performance combines works by Peter Maxwell Davies and Julius Eastman


Judith Ingolfsson and Vladimir Stoupel Perform Duo Recital for Curtis Presents Series November 4

October 31, 2018

Seasoned violin and piano soloists combine as Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel in Field Concert Hall


New Quartet in Residence and Fellows Named for 2018–19

October 18, 2018

Curtis welcomes to its student body the newest participants in the school’s professional bridge programs.


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