Mikael Eliasen and Curtis singers Elena Perroni, Roy Hage, and Anthony Reed stopped by Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9’s broadcast and performance studio in Sarasota for a live radio performance! Hear the podcast of this performance at: http://goo.gl/TWM8Ht  Mikael Eliasen and Curtis singers Elena Perroni, Roy Hage, and Anthony Reed stopped by Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9’s broadcast and performance studio in Sarasota for a live radio performance! Hear the podcast of this performance at: http://goo.gl/TWM8Ht

 Mikael Eliasen and Curtis singers Elena Perroni, Roy Hage, and Anthony Reed stopped by Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9’s broadcast and performance studio in Sarasota for a live radio performance! Hear the podcast of this performance at: http://goo.gl/TWM8Ht

On May 31, we traveled an hour and a half south of Teulada-Moraira to reach Alicante. Our concert there was a success, and we were all invited to lunch by the mayor of Benissa, Juan-Bautista Rosello where we also met Maria Moncunill, Director of Studies at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Alicante.”

Our COT group posing for a picture in beautiful Moraira, Spain. After the UK, COT ventured to sunny Spain where they played in Teulada-Moraira (Auditori Teulada-Moraira Infante) May 26 and Alicante on May 31 (Auditori de Deputation de Alicante).

  1. Camera: Panasonic DMC-FH25
  2. Aperture: f/10
  3. Exposure: 1/160th
  4. Focal Length: 5mm

Curtis On Tour started in Europe with two performances in the UK: at the world renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London) on May 23 and the Holy Trinity Church  (Weston, Hertfordshire) on May 24.

"It has become something of a rite of spring at the Mondavi Center: a touring chamber ensemble from Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music visits the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, featuring one or two veteran faculty artists along with several bright young Curtis-trained musicians."
After in-depth coaching by contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird, Curtis On Tour performed Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire in Philadelphia, Davis, CA; and Seoul. Photos from the April 16 performance at the Barnes Foundation. After in-depth coaching by contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird, Curtis On Tour performed Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire in Philadelphia, Davis, CA; and Seoul. Photos from the April 16 performance at the Barnes Foundation. After in-depth coaching by contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird, Curtis On Tour performed Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire in Philadelphia, Davis, CA; and Seoul. Photos from the April 16 performance at the Barnes Foundation.

After in-depth coaching by contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird, Curtis On Tour performed Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire in Philadelphia, Davis, CA; and Seoul. Photos from the April 16 performance at the Barnes Foundation.

On the stage of Sala São Paulo in Brazil: Curtis On Tour in Latin America.

Student John-Henry Crawford, President Roberto Diaz, alumnus Soovin Kim, and faculty member Jason Vieaux pause for a photo in the home of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Symphony) prior to their April 29 and 30 performances in the hall.

Curtis On Tour comes to Mexico this month. Performing at the Conservatorio de Las Rosas in Morelia are Curtis President Roberto Diaz (viola), faculty member Jason Vieaux (guitar), alumnus Soovin Kim (violin), and student John-Henry Crawford (cello). Other April tour stops include Costa Rica and Brazil…stay tuned for more from Latin America.

"The interpretations, too, seemed to crackle with that vibrant, yin-yang electricity between equal and deeply connected poles: detachment and passion, masculinity and femininity, age and youth."
Washington Post, reviewing the March 14 Kennedy Center performance.