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Curtis Symphony Orchestra Tours Europe, Appearing in Finland, Germany, England, Austria and Poland May 20-June 2

May 15, 2017

The orchestra performs in nine European cities from May 20 to June 2, featuring guest performers Peter Serkin ('64), Benjamin Schmid ('91), and Curtis President Roberto Díaz ('84)


Osmo Vänskä leads the Curtis Symphony Orchestra May 6 in Allentown and May 7 in Philadelphia

May 4, 2017

Featuring pianist Peter Serkin (’64), the concert previews the program Osmo Vänskä and the orchestra will bring on a nine-city European tour May 17—June 2 May 7 Preconcert Gala Celebrates Curtis’s Philadelphia Roots and Global Reach


Curtis Opera Theatre presents La rondine April 27 and 29 at the Perelman Theater

April 26, 2017

Kensho Watanabe conducts, Stephanie Havey directs


Streamed Live April 23: Robert van Sice leads the Curtis Percussion Ensemble

April 22, 2017

This final Curtis Presents concert of the season will be streamed on Facebook Live and Curtis Performs


Baritone Elliot Madore Performs April 9 on Curtis Presents

April 5, 2017

Mikael Eliasen joins Madore for an intimate song recital


Curtis Alumni Win Three 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grants

March 17, 2017

Stephen Waarts, Haochen Zhang, and the Dover Quartet win the prestigious award, designed for young musicians with the potential for major careers


A Delayed Performance

March 3, 2017

Well known to Philadelphia Orchestra audiences, Kapell also enjoyed close acquaintance with Curtis director Efrem Zimbalist


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of Doctor Atomic March 2 and 4

February 24, 2017

John Adams’s Compelling Drama Captures the Conflicted Soul of an Era


Curtis, Pennsylvania Ballet 'Jungle Book' is a charmer, faithful to dark and light

February 23, 2017

Peter Dobrin reviews Curtis's "Jungle Book" collaboration with the Pennsylvania Ballet II


Cellist Carter Brey performs February 26 at the Curtis Institute of Music

February 23, 2017

This second recital in the four-part Curtis Presents series will be streamed live on Curtis Performs