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    Curtis on Tour Athens 2019

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    18.09 — 21.09.2019
    Cotsen Hall, Gennadius Library, American School for Classical Studies, Athens, Greece

    The Schwarz Foundation and the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are organizing the fifth festival Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library, with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative, which brings to Athens important musicians of the famous Curtis Institute of Music with four concerts.


    • Wednesday, September 18

      Piano Recital

      • Janice Carissapiano
    • Thursday, September 19

      Vocal Recital

      • Elizabeth Reitersoprano
      • Dennis Chmelenskybaritone
      • Mikael Eliasenpiano
    • Friday, September 20

      Instrumental Chamber Music

      • Pamela Frankviolin
      • Chase Parkcello
      • Janice Carissapiano
    • Saturday, September 21

      Farewell Concert Mixed Chamber Music

      • Elizabeth Reitersoprano
      • Dennis Chmelenskybaritone
      • Pamela Frankviolin
      • Chase Parkcello
      • Janice Carissapiano
      • Mikael Eliasenpiano

    Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. An embodiment of the school’s "learn by doing" philosophy, it offers students real-world, professional touring experience alongside celebrated alumni and faculty. In addition to performances, musicians offer master classes, interactive programs, and community engagement activities while on tour. Curtis on Tour also facilitates solo performances of Curtis students and alumni with professional orchestras and recital series. Since the program was established in 2008, students, faculty, and alumni have performed more than 300 concerts in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

    Claire Bourg, Daniel Hsu, Sydney Lee and Roberto Diaz posing behind their instruments (piano, violin, cello, viola)

    A beige building photographed from the corner of the road with flags of the Curtis Institute in front

    The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians to engage a local and global community through the highest level of artistry. One of the most selective schools in the United States, Curtis accepts four percent of applicants each year on average, and a tuition-free policy ensures that talent and artistic promise are the only considerations for admission.

    With a small student body of about 175, Curtis ensures that each young musician receives an education of unparalleled quality, distinguished by a “learn by doing” philosophy and personalized attention from a faculty that includes a high proportion of actively performing musicians.

    musicians moving up stairs with their instruments (cello, violin) in their hands photographed from above

    Curtis students hone their craft through than 200 orchestra, opera, and solo and chamber music offerings each year and programs that bring arts access and education to the community. This real-world training allows these extraordinary young musicians to join the front rank of performers, composers, conductors, and musical leaders, making a profound impact on music onstage and in their communities. To learn more, visit Curtis.edu.

    The Schwarz Foundation is a private non-profit foundation whose mission is to promote the exchange between various cultures.About the Foundation Art Space PythagorionSamos Young Artists FestivalGet in contact
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