Curtis Calls with Carl Hemmingsen

Wednesdays at noon, Mondays at 10 pm

Enjoy world-class performances by the students of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

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Join us Wednesday, 9-5  at noon to hear students from the Curtis Institute of Music in Mozart's Hunt Quartet (String Quartet in B-flat, K. 458) and the Sonata in b minor for violin & piano by Ottorino Respighi.  Curtis Calls, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10. 

Wednesday, 8/29 at noon hear students from the Curtis Institute of Music in Mozart's Piano Trio No. 4 and Glinka's Trio pathetique for clarinet, bassoon and piano.  Also on the program are a Praeludium for organ by Dietrich Buxtehude and selections from Siete canciones populares espanoles by Manuel de Falla.  Curtis Calls, Wednesday at noon, repeated Monday evening at 10. 

Wednesday, 8-22 at noon we'll hear Curtis student Kodi Meyer in Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death.  Also on the program is Mozart's String Quartet in E-flat, K. 428.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

Wednesday, 8-15 on Curtis Calls we'll hear Curtis students in the String Quartet No. 6 by Bela Bartok, NoaNoa for flute by Kaija Saariaho & selections from Richard Danielpour's brass quintet, Urban Dances.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

Wednesday, 8-8 at noon we'll hear students from the Curtis Institute of Music in wind quintets by Lee Hoiby, Samuel Barber and Curtis student Chelsea Komschlies along with a trio by Heinrich Molbe and a quartet by Saint-Saens.  Curtis Calls, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

This Wednesday (8-1) at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Romanze by Richard Strauss, Poeme by Ernest Chausson, and Brahms' Sonata No. 1 for piano & cello.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at nooon and Monday evening at 10.

Wednesday 7-25 at noon and Monday 7-30 at 10 pm on Curtis Calls we'll hear Debussy's Image, Book 1, a sonata by Domenico Scarlatti and Felix Mendelssohn's 2nd string quartet.  Performances by students at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

This Wednesday, 7-11 at noon on Curtis Calls we present Prokofiev's Flute Sonata and Mendelssohn's 2nd Piano Trio.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

July 4th at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear percussionist Neil Rao in music by Minoru Miki, Iannis Xenakis, Robert Honstein & Molly Joyce.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

Wednesday's Curtis Calls is preempted for fund raising.  Monday evening's (7-2) program includes music for piano by Prokofiev & Schumann, for solo Flute by CPE Bach and for bassoon & piano by American composer William Davis.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, this week Monday evening only at 10. 

Wednesday, 6-20 at noon we'll hear music from the graduation recital of violist En-Chi Cheng: Elegie, op. 44 by Alexander Glazunov, Bach's Partita in d minor BWV 1004 as transcribed for viola and the Viola Sonata by Mikhail Glinka.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

Wednesday (6-13) at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear harpist Abigail Kent in solo works by Bach, Farkas, Fauré, Godefried, Hindemith and Scarlatti and with fellow Curtis students in pieces by Debussy and Ravel.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

This Wednesday, 6-6 at noon we'll hear Curtis students in Poulenc's Sonata for Violin & Piano, a waltz by Augustin Barrios & Davidsbundlertanze by Robert Schumann.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

Curtis Calls will be pre-empted this Wednesday at noon. To hear music by Mozart, Schumann and Curtis graduate Emily Cooley from Abigail Fayette's graduation recital listen Monday evening, 6/4 at 10. 

Wednesday, 5-23 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Bartok's String Quartet No. 5 and Mozart's Sonata in F, KV 332.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10. 

This Wednesday (5-16) at noon on Curtis Calls we hear Beethoven's 4th and 6th Piano Sonatas and Henryk Wieniawski's Legende.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday evenings at 10. 

Wednesday (5/9) at noon we'll hear students from the Curtis Institute in Anton Arensky's first piano trio and George Rochberg's Sonata for Viola & Piano.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10. 

This Wednesday (5-2) at noon students from the Curtis Institute perform music by Mozart, Tcherepnin, Pujol & Piazzolla.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10. 

This Wednesday, 4-25 at noon we'll hear violinist Kyung Ji Min in music by Chausson, Brahms and Waxmzn along with two short sonatas by Scarlatti played on harp by Abigail Kent.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday evenings at 10.

Wednesday, 4-18 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear soprano Ashley Marie Robillard, baritone Dennis Chmelinsky & faculty member Michael Eliasen on piano in selections from Hugo Wolf's Italian Songbook.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10. 

This Wednesday, 4-11, at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear pianist Ying Li with the Fantasy Pieces op, 12 by robert Schumann and pianist Bolai Cao in Haydn's 58th Sonata.  Abigail Kent plays harp in Andrew Hsu's dahlianum and Evan LeRoy Johnson sings 3 lieder by Schubert.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday evenings at 10.

This Wednesday, 4-4 at noon  on Curtis Calls from the graduation recital of Slavko Popovic we air music by Messager, Poulenc, Schubert & Weber.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10. 

This Wednesday(3-28) on Curtis calls we present Kaija Saariaho's "Cloud Trio" & Ernest Bloch's Suite for Viola & Piano.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

Wednesday, 3-14 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Schumann's Fantasiestücke op 12 performed by Bolai Cao and Haydn's Sonata No. 58 played by Ying Li.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10.

Wednesday (3/7) at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Mozart's "Kegelstatt" Trio for clarinet, viola and piano.  Then mezzo Sophia Fiuza Hunt sings songs by Musto, Price, Rzewski, Berger and Heggie.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday evening at 10. 

This Wednesday, 2-28 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Bolai Cao in Prokofiev's Sonata No. 8 in B-flat and Tianyi Shen, Sanu-Eun Lee and Tianxu An in Brahms' Sonata for Clarinet, Cello & Piano.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and again Monday evenings at 10. 

This Wednesday, 2-21 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Mozart's Quartet in A, K. 464 and Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Sonata.  Music from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday evening at 10.

On Wednesday, 2-14 in the graduation recital of cellist Timotheos Petrin we hear music by Schumann, Shostakovich, Faure and Rachmaninoff.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

Wednesday, 2-7 at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Bartok's String Quartet No. 1, a Concert Piece for Trumpet & Piano by Vassily Brandt, a Fantasia for solo oboe by Telemann and "Towards the Sea" for alto flute and guitar by Toru Takemitsu.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evening at 10.

This Wednesday (1-31) at noon on Curtis Calls we'll hear Curtis students perform Mendelssohn's 2nd Piano Trio and Sergei Prokofiev's Flute Sonata.  Performances from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and Monday evenings at 10.

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