News Listing


The Curtis Institute of Music and the Purple Project for Democracy Announce New Competition for Composers and Their Collaborators

April 8, 2020

Prize-winning work promoting democratic values will receive performance by Curtis’s Ensemble 20/21 and $10,000 USD


Vera Quartet and Meng-Chieh Liu Offer Live-Streamed Recital on March 13

March 12, 2020

Curtis on Tour and the Chamber Music Society of Detroit offer online-only performance at Curtis.edu/YouTube as alternative to United States tour locations


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Albert Herring March 5–8

February 20, 2020

Director Eve Summer makes Curtis debut in new production at the Perelman Theater


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Winter House with VOCES8’s Paul Smith February 23

February 10, 2020

Acclaimed singer and educator brings new interactive program to Philadelphia families


Curtis Receives “It’s On Us PA” Award from Governor Tom Wolf

January 17, 2020

Curtis is among 36 colleges and universities to receive grant to combat campus sexual assault as part of national initiative


MEDIA ALERT: Curtis Visits Two School District of Philadelphia Locations for MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2020

Curtis students perform at Carver Engineering and Science and Cayuga Elementary School as part of ongoing partnerships in 2019–20


Curtis Institute of Music Offers New Evening Seminars to Deepen Concertgoing Experience

December 10, 2019

Taught by Curtis faculty chair, seminars are first in-person courses offered to the community


Curtis Opera Theatre Opens 2019–20 Season with The Barber of Seville November 21–24

November 13, 2019

New production directed by Chas Rader-Shieber to be performed in the Perelman Theater


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Mother Goose on November 10

November 1, 2019

The Enchantment Theatre Company joins Curtis musicians to bring Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose to life.


Curtis Performance Faculty Move Into Endowed Chairs Beginning in 2019–20

October 29, 2019

Distinguished faculty members Midori and Danielle Orlando are latest to hold named chairs