News Listing


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times

December 11, 2017

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times: "Brazen Virtuosity: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube"


Bernstein: A "Stöhr" Thing

December 8, 2017

Austrian theorist Richard Stöhr’s move to America—and his hiring by Curtis—may ultimately have saved his life.


The Curtis Institute of Music Announces Recent Additions to the Board of Trustees

December 7, 2017

New Board Representatives Named for the Alumni Network, Crescendo Club, and Mary Louise Curtis Bok Foundation; Bayard R. Fiechter named president of the Mary Louise Curtis Bok Foundation as former president Sam Shipley becomes trustee emeritus


Curtis Presents the Aizuri Quartet and Jonathan Biss on December 9 in Field Concert Hall

December 1, 2017

2015–16 string quartet in residence returns for recital including collaboration with famed faculty member


Curtis in the News: 2018 Grammy Nominations

November 29, 2017

Just announced: 2018 Grammy Nominations Honoring Curtis Faculty and Alumni


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents Works by Composer in Residence Chen Yi December 1 and 2

November 28, 2017

Philadelphia performance streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); repeat performance at Miller Theatre in New York City; Chamber works by Chen Yi combine Chinese traditions and Western tonalities


Curtis on Tour returns from Latin America

November 16, 2017

The start of a new school year also brought the start of a new touring season for Curtis.



Bernstein: The Pianist and the Pedagogue

November 13, 2017

“Then there was the great Vengerova…never had I had a piano teacher so demanding and tyrannical.”


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Eugene Onegin November 16–19 at Prince Theater

November 8, 2017

Joseph Mechavich conducts, Chas Rader-Shieber directs