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Overtones: Spring 2018

Overtones: Spring 2018

—— 2017–18 SEASON

—— 2017–18 SEASON —— This Spring at Curtis On Stage M A R C H 4 CURTIS PRESENTS Field Concert Hall Sarah Shafer, soprano (Opera ’14) Mikael Eliasen, piano 7 , 9 , 1 1 , 1 3 CURTIS OPERA THEATRE Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center (March 7, 9, 11), presented in partnership with Opera Philadelphia and the Kimmel Center Kaye Playhouse, New York City (March 13) Corrado Rovaris, conductor Daniel Fish, director BERNSTEIN A Quiet Place 2 1 , 2 4 CURTIS ON TOUR In Asia Stephen Kim, violin Roberto Díaz, viola (’84) Sydney Lee, cello Jie Chen, piano (’06) Venues: Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai (March 21) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong (March 24) A P R I L 1 5 CURTIS PRESENTS Field Concert Hall Marinus Ensemble Michael Rusinek, clarinet (’92) 2 9 CURTIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center Karina Canellakis, conductor (Violin ’04) Amanda Majeski, soprano (Opera ’09) Carlos Ágreda, conducting fellow WALKER Lyric for Strings STRAUSS Four Last Songs WEBERN Six Pieces for Orchestra SCRIABIN The Poem of Ecstasy M A Y 3 , 5 , 6 CURTIS OPERA THEATRE Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center, presented in partnership with Opera Philadelphia and the Kimmel Center Carlos Ágreda, conductor Emma Griffin, stage director WEILL Mahagonny: Ein Songspiel MENOTTI The Medium 4 CURTIS 20/21 ENSEMBLE: Succession Gould Rehearsal Hall 1 6 – 2 5 CURTIS ON TOUR In Europe Zorá String Quartet Venues: Galerie Dorée, Banque de France, Paris (May 16) Universität Mozarteum Salzburg (May 18) Die Glocke, Bremen, Germany (May 22) Konzerthaus Berlin (May 23) Allerheiligen-Hofkirche, Munich (May 25) 18 OVERTONES SPRING 2018

Online J U L Y 2 2 – 2 5 CURTIS ON TOUR In New England Bella Hristova, violin (’08) Roberto Díaz, viola (’84) Additional performers TBA Venues: Nantucket Atheneum, Nantucket, Mass. (July 22) Highfield Hall, Falmouth, Mass. (July 23) Saint James Place, Great Barrington, Mass. (July 25) The Curtis Institute of Music receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. General operating support for Curtis is provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund. The Curtis Presents season is sponsored by Blank Rome LLP. Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. C U R T I S O N Y O U T U B E Watch Curtis performances anytime, anywhere at www.curtis.edu/YouTube. Subscribe for weekly videos featuring memorable performances from the current and previous seasons, plus bonus content including interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. O N S TA G E AT C U R T I S Philadelphia PBS station WHYY-TV (Channel 12) airs this weekly series year-round, Saturday and Sunday at 6 p.m., and posts every program online. To view the current season of programs, visit www.whyy.org/Curtis. C U R T I S C A L L S WWFM broadcasts Curtis performances Wednesdays at noon and Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET), with live streaming at www.wwfm.org. F O L L O W U S @ C U R T I S I N S T I T U T E Orchestral concerts are supported by the Jack Wolgin Curtis Orchestral Concerts Endowment Fund. The Community Partner Ticketing Program is generously sponsored by PECO. The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation. A Quiet Place is sponsored in part by David and Sandy Marshall, BNP Paribas, and the Allen R. and Judy Brick Freedman Venture Fund for Opera. Mahagonny: Ein Songspiel is funded in part by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Inc., New York, N.Y. Generous support for the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble is provided by the Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation. PHOTOS: DARIO ACOSTA, DAVID DeBALKO, TODD ROSENBERG, CORY WEAVER MORE ONLINE www.curtis.edu/Performances OVERTONES SPRING 2018 19

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