Curtis on Tour

Extraordinary emerging artists share the stage with celebrated alumni and faculty

Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. Embracing the school’s “learn by doing” philosophy, ensembles are infused with the energy and passion of extraordinary emerging artists performing alongside celebrated alumni and faculty. In addition to performances, musicians engage with local communities through educational and community engagement activities. For more than 15 years, Curtis on Tour has maintained a presence at top international concert halls, performing more than 450 concerts in over 120 cities, from New York to Berlin and Hong Kong to Santiago.

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  • 2025—26

    North American Tour

    Emerging artists join Curtis President and renowned violist Roberto Díaz to form an ensemble of soprano, clarinet, viola, and piano. The program will include Bernstein’s Clarinet Sonata, Schubert’s “The Shepherd on the Rock,” and selections from Bruch’s Eight Pieces, as well as other pieces for this combination.

    Curtis Chamber Orchestra

    A conductorless chamber orchestra led from the first chair by Minnesota Orchestra concertmaster and Curtis violin faculty Erin Keefe. The program includes Mozart’s masterful Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola, and orchestra performed by Erin Keefe and Curtis President and renowned violist Roberto Díaz.

    Latin American Tour

    Emerging artists join Curtis President and renowned violist Roberto Díaz to form an ensemble of soprano, clarinet, viola, and piano. The program will include Bernstein’s Clarinet Sonata, Schubert’s “The Shepherd on the Rock,” and songs by legendary Curtis alumnus Leonard Bernstein, including selections from his celebrated musical West Side Story.

Upcoming Tours & Performances

  • Upcoming Tours

    Curtis in Nantucket and East Coast Tour

    Extraordinary alumni and faculty from the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music perform audience favorites – from Schubert’s beloved song “The Shepherd on the Rock” and a breathtaking aria from Mozart’s opera The Shepherd King to pieces by legendary Curtis alumni Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, and Nantucket’s own Ned Rorem. Don’t miss these thrilling performances by the next generation of leading artists – soprano Sophia Hunt, clarinetist Sara Han, and pianist Ying Li – performing alongside Curtis President and violist Roberto Díaz.

    September & October 2024
    Dover Quartet and Erinys Quartet | Europe

    Fall 2024
    Curtis Symphony Orchestra | East Coast

    During our Centennial Season, Curtis Symphony Orchestra will present two special tour performances featuring breathtaking alumni soloists and guest conductors.

    Michelle Cann and the Erinys Quartet

    Praised as a “pianist of sterling artistry” by Gramophone, Michelle Cann, esteemed Curtis alumna and piano faculty member, will perform an electrifying program with the acclaimed Erinys Quartet, the school’s new fellowship quartet in residence. This concert includes Antonin Dvořák’s thrilling Piano Quintet in A major, one of the finest examples of late Romantic chamber music in the repertoire. The Erinys Quartet, whose members have roots in Estonia, Lithuania, Greece, and the United States, was formed at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

    Guitar Quartet

    GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist and faculty Jason Vieaux, renowned violist and Curtis President Roberto Díaz, and emerging artists perform a crowd-pleasing program for guitar and strings ranging from Piazzolla to Paganini.

  • Upcoming Professional Engagements

    In addition to national and international tours, Curtis on Tour manages professional performance engagements for Curtis students and recent graduates, providing emerging artists with the matchless experience of appearing with leading ensembles and presenting organizations.

    Professional engagements are added on a rolling basis as they are confirmed.


    July 26 | Brevard, NC | Brevard Music Center
    Hannah Tam, violin

    August 11 | Lake Placid, NY | Lake Placid Sinfonietta
    Maya Buchanan, violin

    October 5 | Wakefield, RI | Core Memory Music
    Maya Buchanan, violin

    October 6 | Washington, DC | Washington Performing Arts
    Serena Wang, piano

    November 3 | Evanston, IL | Pick Staiger Concert Hall
    Maya Buchanan, violin

    November 10 | Washington, DC | Washington Performing Arts
    Sarah Fleiss, soprano
    Delvan Lin, piano

    November 17 | Costa Mesa, CA | Soka Performing Arts Center


    January 21-23 | Kansas City, MO | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
    Hannah Tam, violin

    April 4-6 | Tucson, AZ | Linda Ronstadt Music Hall
    Joseph Tancredi, tenor

    April 6 | Washington, DC | Washington Performing Arts
    Maya Buchanan, violin
    Joan Herget, cello
    Delvan Lin, piano

    May 4 | Washington, DC | Washington Performing Arts
    Karlis Bukovskis, piano

Past Tours

For more than 15 years, Curtis on Tour has maintained a presence at top international concert halls, performing more than 450 concerts in over 120 cities. See photos from the road, watch and listen to recordings, and read press coverage from a selection of past tours.




Asia Tour: Flute, Piano, and Strings
U.S. Tour: Woodwinds and Strings Ensemble
Europe Tour: Voice and Strings Ensemble
Student Recital: January 2016 in Philadelphia
About Curtis on Tour


In addition to touring activities, Curtis faculty and alumni have created several online lectures, free and available on demand at

Curtis was the first conservatory to offer a massive open online course (MOOC) on Coursera. Since launching in 2013, Curtis courses have reached a global music community of more than 150,000 people in 185 countries.


  • What the Critics are Saying about Curtis Performers

    Winds and Strings Tour: Fall 2023 and Spring 2024

    New York, N.Y.| BlogCritics: December 2023

    “[A] lively mix of periods and styles, and a testament to the high quality of Curtis’s program.”

    Read the full review

    Curtis Symphony Orchestra in the U.S.: Winter 2020

    Durham, N.C. | CVNC: February 6, 2020

    “The Curtis Symphony Orchestra is a young classical ensemble, uniquely gifted and well-trained, advancing in experience every day. Add a renowned conductor like Vänskä and a world-class pianist like Biss and you have an extraordinary concert experience. Those who braved the rainy, stormy night were richly rewarded.”

    Read the full review

    Vera Quartet and Meng-Chieh Liu in the U.S.: Fall 2019–Spring 2020

    Rockport, Mass. | The Boston Musical Intelligencer: November 11, 2019

    “Meng-Chieh Liu…wove magic into every note (or bundle of notes) he sent our way.”

    “The [Vera Quartet] made the most of Beethoven’s dramatic contrasts…”

    Read the full review

    Flute, Guitar, and Strings in New England: July 2019

    Kingston, R.I. | Providence Journal: July 24, 2019

    The touring ensemble opened the Kingston Chamber Music Festival on July 24, 2019 to great reviews, including this one from the Providence Journal, which characterized the concert as a “virtuosic showdown,” adding that “Piazzolla’s “Histoire du Tango” came to life magnificently” and “[Joshua] Smith gorgeously dispatched the Mozart.”

    Read the full review

    Clarinet Trio in Latin America: June 2019

    Santiago, Chile | CNN Chile: June 26, 2019

    President Roberto Díaz appeared on television as part of a tour to Latin America, which included stops in his home country of Chile. (Interview begins at 15:44)

    Reñaca, Chile | Tell Magazine: June 2019

    President Díaz was also featured in print.

    Read the full article

    Piano Quartet in the U.S.: October 2018

    Miami, Fla. | South Florida Classical Review: October 26, 2018

    “With their handling of the shifts between determined attacks and tender, blossoming notes, the musicians brought Brahms’ sprawling score to life.”

    Read the full review

    Piano Quartet in Asia: March 2018

    Hong Kong | Chamber Muse: March 30, 2018

    “Joined by alumnae pianist Natalie Zhu, the Curtis kicked off the Fauré quartet with turbulent emotion, full of swirling musical ideas.”

    Read the full review

    Leonard Bernstein Centenary Celebration Tour: Spring 2018

    Palm Beach, Fla | Palm Beach Daily News: March 19, 2018

    “The quartet did a great job of moving together. In a piece that is easily too sentimental, this group played with the right amount of sincerity.”

    Read the full review

    String Sextet in Latin America: Fall 2017

    Santiago, Chile | El Mercurio: October 21, 2017

    “The scherzo, which seems to pay homage to Beethoven’s humor, and the final rondo were exquisite at the hands of this group of teacher and disciples.”

    Read the translated review

    Curtis Symphony Orchestra in Europe: Summer 2017

    Bremen, Germany | Bremer Nachrichten: May 24, 2017

    “There is no need to mention this brilliant youth orchestra’s flexible modulation and intuitive musicality…They also gave an impressive performance of Krzysztof Penderecki’s Double Concerto for Violin, Viola and Orchestra. Lush sound and subtle rhythmic motor skills led to an electrifying night of music.”

    Read the translated review

  • Curtis in the News

    Curtis students and alumni are making waves throughout the musical world by winning major competitions, appointments, and honors. Learn about recent achievements on the Curtis News page.


General Management

Andrew Lane
Vice President, Touring and Artist Management
Executive Director, Curtis Artist Management
(215) 717-3124


Booking Representatives (North America)
Julie Gaitens
Booking Representative
(215) 717-3146


Brayton Arvin
Artist Manager and Booking Representative
(215) 875-4204


Booking Representative (Europe)
Julika Castro
Booking Representative, Europe
+49 (0)178-514 43 26


Booking Representative (Latin America)
Angélica Fanjul
Fanjul & Ward
+56 9 7978 2364


Orchestra Tours (Worldwide, except North America)
Viola Frankenfeld
+49 (0)89 6797 10484


Advancing for Confirmed Engagements (Curtis on Tour & Emerging Artists)
Lingzi Liu
Manager of Touring Operations
(215) 717-3143