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Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Riders to the Sea and Empty the House at Perelman Theater May 2–5

April 25, 2019

Production combines work by Ralph Vaughan Williams with newly expanded piece by Curtis alumna and Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence Rene Orth


Curtis Symphony Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

April 16, 2019

Explore photos from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's April 14 performance with Yannick Nézet-Séguin


Sarah Jessen explains rotary trumpets

April 10, 2019

Curtis students will perform on rotary trumpets for Bruckner's Symphony No. 9. Learn more about what makes these instruments unique.


Meet the Students: Dennis Chmelensky

April 8, 2019

At 23, baritone Dennis Chmelensky embarks on his second singing career with deep commitment.


New Voices, New Ventures Gala Supports Curtis Institute of Music on April 12 at Barnes Foundation

April 5, 2019

2019 Gala celebrates Vocal Studies Department and new leadership


Family Concert: Anansi and the Great Light

April 2, 2019

Explore photos from the premiere of Anansi and the Great Light


Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Curtis Symphony Orchestra in Season Finale at Verizon Hall and Immaculata University April 13–14

March 28, 2019

Music Director of Philadelphia Orchestra leads orchestra in Impressionist and Romantic works


Curtis Institute of Music Presents Chamber Concertos Featuring Piano Faculty on March 31

March 25, 2019

Final installment of A Silver Touch series celebrates Meng-Chieh Liu’s tenure at Curtis


Curtis Institute of Music Premieres New Children’s Opera March 30–31

March 20, 2019

Folklore of Anansi the Spider presented as part of Family Concerts series at Girard College and Curtis


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas on March 23

March 13, 2019

Streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Concert explores works by Curtis’s 2018–19 composer in residence