Curtis Presents


Curtis Presents

Unique, timeless, and ageless: Feel the rare energy of a diverse collection of artists—alumni, faculty, students, and friends—whose musical foundations are rooted in the Curtis community.

A Look Back at the 2019–20 Season


Winds and Strings

Wednesday, November 20 at 8 p.m.

Field Concert Hall, 1726 Locust Street

This exciting collaboration with Curtis on Tour showcased a unique ensemble of winds and strings, performing expansive chamber music works by Beethoven and Penderecki and led by alumni Benjamin Schmid and Gabriel Kovach. 



Portrait of Bright Sheng

Saturday, December 7 at 8 p.m.

Gould Rehearsal Hall, 1616 Locust Street

The Curtis 20/21 Ensemble performed works in collaboration with Bright Sheng, the 2019–20 composer in residence.

An on-stage conversation with Bright Sheng preceded the performance.




An Afternoon of Song

Sunday, February 16 at 3 p.m.

Field Concert Hall, 1726 Locust Street

Recent alumni Elena Perroni (Opera ’18) and Evan LeRoy Johnson (Opera ’18) returned to Field Concert Hall for a lyrical afternoon. Pianist and Hirsig Family Chair of Vocal Studies Danielle Orlando accompanied the singers.



Garden Music

This concert was cancelled due to public safety measures related to COVID-19

Field Concert Hall, 1726 Locust Street

Teddy Abrams
Nathan Farrington, double bass
Harrison Hollingsworth, bassoon
Gabe Globus-Hoenich, percussion



The Curtis Presents season is sponsored by Blank Rome LLP.

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