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Christopher Mossey Joins Curtis Institute of Music as Vice President for Institutional Advancement

June 26, 2019

The Curtis Institute of Music has appointed Christopher Mossey as vice president for institutional advancement, effective July 8


Board of Trustees Elects Deborah M. Fretz Next Chair of the Curtis Institute of Music

May 22, 2019

A member of the board of trustees since 2005, Ms. Fretz brings extensive financial and management expertise and Philadelphia philanthropic connections, succeeding Mark E. Rubenstein on June 1, 2019


Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Curtis Symphony Orchestra in Season Finale at Verizon Hall and Immaculata University April 13–14

March 28, 2019

Music Director of Philadelphia Orchestra leads orchestra in Impressionist and Romantic works


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas on March 23

March 13, 2019

Streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Concert explores works by Curtis’s 2018–19 composer in residence


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


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


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