On Stage at Curtis

Experience student recitals by today’s finest young classical musicians on the stage of Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music.

The next season of On Stage at Curtis will return Fall 2021 on WHYY-TV 12.

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Composer Aiyana Braun in On Stage at Curtis

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

Cellist Sydney Lee in On Stage at Curtis

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

John Marcel Williams performing classical guitar on stage

Virtuoso Soloist: John Marcel Williams

Classical guitarist John Marcel Williams performs Bach’s Prelude in D major from BWV 998, Prelude in A major from BWV 1009 and Prelude in E major from BWV 1006a.

Air Date: October 15, 2020

Ray Ushikubo On Stage at Curtis

Mastering Violin and Piano: Ray Ushikubo

Ray Ushikubo from Riverside, California is the first double major in more than a decade at the Curtis Institute of Music majoring in violin and piano.

Air Date: October 8, 2020

On Stage at Curtis

Escape from Reality

When asked, what is music to you, cellist Oliver Herbert replied, “great music can make you feel like you are the center of the universe.”

Air Date: May 1, 2020

Cellist Young In Na

French Composer Poulenc

Cellist Young In Na performs two pieces from French composer and pianist Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc.

Air Date: April 24, 2020

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