March 17, 2021
A truly versatile singer, Curtis alumna Irra Petina was well known for both her operatic and Broadway roles
February 4, 2021
“Unforgettable” pianist from Curtis’s inaugural class was a founding member of the Omega Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha
October 30, 2020
A profile of three of Curtis’s founding winds, brass, and percussion faculty explores their tremendous impact in Philadelphia and beyond.
June 16, 2020
Publication explores the life of keyboard artist, teacher, conductor, scholar, author, and lecturer Dr. Rosalyn Tureck
March 19, 2020
Keyboardist and musicologist Rosalyn Tureck left an outsized influence on performance practice and Bach scholarship
December 17, 2019
Relive 2019 in photos
September 30, 2019
Curtis alumna Anna Moffo (Voice ’54) was one of the finest lyric-coloratura sopranos of her generation, performing coveted roles in famed opera houses around the world.
April 27, 2019
View photos and correspondence from the 1937 world premiere of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amelia Goes to the Ball
March 7, 2019
The Curtis Archives presents the stories of four Curtis graduates who, through a strong desire to achieve the highest levels within their profession, paved the way for future generations of female musicians.
February 4, 2019
On February 4th at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia...
January 7, 2019
As we ring in 2019, here is a look back at what was happening at Curtis, and in the world, 90 years ago ...
December 7, 2018
Relive 2018 in photos
November 20, 2018
This November, as the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Archives recognizes those from the Curtis family who served in, or were affected by, the "Great War."
October 19, 2018
After graduating, Gary Graffman began a celebrated solo career, but never lost touch with Curtis
October 16, 2018
October 12, 2018
Gary Graffman describes his first steps into the world of professional music
October 4, 2018
This October, join the Curtis Archives in celebrating Gary Graffman’s 90th birthday through a series of posts looking back on his life and career.
July 11, 2018
Harpists Alice Chalifoux Rideout and Jeanne Chalifoux continued a tradition established by the legendary Carlos Salzedo
April 25, 2018
As we look forward to celebrating the Curtis class of 2018, we look back at the very first Curtis Commencement, held 84 years ago.