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Clarinet Trio Performs for Curtis on Tour in Latin America June 9–29

June 6, 2019

Tour stops include a Philadelphia preview, Mexico City, Chile, and first appearances in Peru


Curtis Summerfest Reflections: Chamber Music for Adults

June 5, 2019

Looking back on the first Curtis Summerfest program of 2019


Board of Trustees Elects Deborah M. Fretz Next Chair of the Curtis Institute of Music

May 22, 2019

A member of the board of trustees since 2005, Ms. Fretz brings extensive financial and management expertise and Philadelphia philanthropic connections, succeeding Mark E. Rubenstein on June 1, 2019


Commencement 2019: Curtis Celebrates its New Graduates

May 16, 2019

On May 11, Curtis celebrated the class of 2019


Meet the Alumni: Steven Hackman

May 14, 2019

Steven Hackman’s classical-rock fusion engages new audiences.


Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recitals Return to Field Concert Hall Beginning May 18

May 9, 2019

Performers include Mimi Stillman, Melissa White, Soo Bae, Hanchien Lee, and Amy J. Yang


Meet the Alumni: Dover Quartet

May 7, 2019

Nurtured at Curtis, the Dover Quartet is increasingly recognized for its identifiable voice.


Photos: Riders to the Sea and Empty the House

May 6, 2019

Relive Riders to the Sea and Empty the House in photos


Curtis Faculty Members Mikael Eliasen and Aaron Rosand to Retire at the End of 2018–19

May 3, 2019

Eliasen celebrates with recital alongside former students and colleagues on May 5; Rosand and Eliasen will be recognized at Curtis Commencement on May 11


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