On Stage at Curtis Archive
Robert Conquer: Trombone Instrument with a Slide
Trombonist Robert Conquer takes us on a musical journey with works from composers Gary Kulesha, Henri Tomasi, and colleague Elise Arancio from Curtis Institute of Music.
Air Date: December 23, 2021
Harpist Subin Lee plays Composer Henriette Renié's Trio for harp, violin, and cello, and Luke Blackburn's Menagerie of Endangered Creatures: Blue, Vanishing.
Air Date: December 16, 2021
Emily Damasco: Impressive Instrument
Soprano Emily Damasco sings Hugo Wolf’s Mignon Lieder and Kennst du das Land and Korean Folk Song Kangwondo Arirang.
Air Date: November 25, 2021
James Vaughen: Versatile Trumpeter
James Vaughn with his pianist mother Ann Newton Vaughen performs one of the few romantic pieces written originally composed for trumpet Légende by George Enesco.
Air Date: November 18, 2021
Grace Takeda: Artist in the Community
Grace graduation recital is focus on composers paying tributes to other composers, traditions, and culture.
Air Date: November 11, 2021
Robert Kahn: The Art of Conducting
As a conductor, Robert conveys a unified vision of the composer’s music to the audience.
Air Date: October 28, 2021
Aaron Patterson: Passion for the Organ
Enjoy Aaron’s performance of Prelude and Fugue, BWV 534 and I Know That My Redeemer Lives.
Air Date: October 21, 2021
Maya Miro Johnson: The Mystery of Music
Maya describes her work "as that of a philosopher not constrained to logic and reason."
Air Date: October 14, 2021
Music from “piano city” Shenzhen, China: Wei Luo
Pianist Wei Luo had to leave the Curtis Institute of Music and Philadelphia during the pandemic to return to her hometown of Shenzhen, China.
Air Date: January 14, 2021
Sounds of Musical Expressions: Aiyana Braun
Experience composer Aiyana Braun's symphonic orchestral works Refractions (2019) and Drop a Pebble in the Water (2018) performed by the Curtis Symphony Orchestra.
Air Date: January 7, 2021
Growing with the Music: Sydney Lee
Cellist Sydney Lee performs Meditation on Take My Life & Let It Be, an arrangement by Composer Evelyn Larter and Henri Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantelle in G Minor.
Air Date: December 17, 2020
Making Waves in Opera: Aaron Crouch
Tenor Aaron Crouch will take you on a musical journey during this week’s On Stage at Curtis.
Air Date: November 19, 2020
The Magnificent, Striking Horn: Martina Smith
Native Philadelphian horn player Martina Smith believes music is good for the mind, body and soul.
Air Date: November 12, 2020
Bringing Characters to Life: Lindsey Reynolds
Soprano Lindsey Reynolds (Vocal Studies ’20) is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Air Date: November 5, 2020
Bassoonist and Community Artist Fellow: Hanul Park
Curtis graduate Hanul Park (Bassoon '18) and Community Artist Fellow (2019-2020) shares with us her year of service with underserved communities in Philadelphia.
Air Date: October 29, 2020
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