News Listing


World Premiere of MERCY, an Opera/Film from the Curtis Opera Theatre, Opens November 6

October 27, 2021

Written and directed by Chas Rader-Shieber and Alek Shrader with music based on La clemenza di Tito


Teddy Abrams Named Conductor of the Year

October 13, 2021

Conductor, composer, and instrumentalist receives recognition from Musical America's annual awards


Curtis Institute of Music Receives Transformational $20 Million Gift to Advance the School’s Strategic Vision

October 7, 2021

Anonymous gift enables Curtis to implement key priorities in financial aid and educational programs


Meet the New Students: Adrian Wong

October 5, 2021

Adrian Wong is a member of the 2021 incoming class


Rehearsing Philadelphia Project Set to Redefine “Orchestra,” Reports Philadelphia Magazine

October 1, 2021

Artist Ari Benjamin Meyer discusses upcoming joint production between Curtis and Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design


How Does It Feel to Return to Campus?

September 30, 2021

After seventeen months apart, Curtis students, faculty, and staff share their reactions upon returning to in-person activities this fall


Meet the New Students: Alexandra Cooreman

September 29, 2021

Alexandra Cooreman is a member of the 2021 incoming class


Young Alumni Fund Advances Artistic Visions

September 21, 2021

Grants distributed to eleven recent graduates range from $2,000 to $10,000


Meet the New Students: Nathan Peebles

September 20, 2021

Nathan Peebles is a member of the 2021 incoming class


Curtis on Tour Resumes Live Performances in Greece, Germany, and France September 21–28

September 15, 2021

Concerts in Greece Revisit Gennadius Library for Nights of Classical Music