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Women’s History Month at Curtis: Irra Petina (Voice ’35)

March 17, 2021

A truly versatile singer, Curtis alumna Irra Petina was well known for both her operatic and Broadway roles


Celebrating Black History: The Legacy of Ursula Guy Curd (Piano ’26)

February 4, 2021

“Unforgettable” pianist from Curtis’s inaugural class was a founding member of the Omega Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha


From Our First Faculty

October 30, 2020

A profile of three of Curtis’s founding winds, brass, and percussion faculty explores their tremendous impact in Philadelphia and beyond.


Rosalyn Tureck Autobiography Details ‘A Life with Bach’

June 16, 2020

Publication explores the life of keyboard artist, teacher, conductor, scholar, author, and lecturer Dr. Rosalyn Tureck


Spotlight on Rosalyn Tureck

March 19, 2020

Keyboardist and musicologist Rosalyn Tureck left an outsized influence on performance practice and Bach scholarship


2019 Year In Review

December 17, 2019

Relive 2019 in photos



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.


From the Archives: Looking Back at a Curtis Opera World Premiere

April 27, 2019

View photos and correspondence from the 1937 world premiere of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amelia Goes to the Ball


Celebrating Women's History Month

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.