News Listing


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Performs Philadelphia Premiere of Theofanidis’s Drum Circles October 19–20

October 10, 2019

October 19 program in Immaculata features Mozart’s “Gran Partita”; October 20 program in Philadelphia features opera selections under Yannick Nézet-Séguin


First Annual Philadelphia Music Week Celebrates City’s Vibrant Music Community

October 7, 2019

Curtis Institute of Music one of many venues to present events October 15–21


Meet the Alumni: Paul Kowert

October 7, 2019

Double bassist Paul Kowert blazes a unique career path through classical, jazz, bluegrass, and folk forms, driven by his desire for musical growth.



Anthony McGill Appears in Video Interview for Forbes

October 1, 2019

Principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and 2000 Curtis graduate shares his remarkable story


The Curtis Institute of Music and Jonathan Biss Release Part 5 of Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

September 30, 2019

Fifth course released on September 30; sixth and final course to be released in January 2020


Alumni Spotlight: Anna Moffo

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.


Curtis Graduates Bring Arts Access and Education to Philadelphia Communities Through Community Artist Fellowships

September 23, 2019

2019–20 Partner Organizations Include Penn Memory Center, Phoenix prison, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, and School District of Philadelphia


Eugene Watanabe and Gifted Music School Featured by Deseret News

September 19, 2019

Mr. Watanabe is a 1992 graduate of Curtis.


Zeyu Victor Li Named Associate Concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

September 17, 2019

2017 graduate is among the new appointees to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in the 2019–20 season