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Watch and Listen: A Curtis String Quintet Plays Mozart Live on WRTI 90.1

Musicians from Curtis in recital

Join us as Curtis Institute of Music students perform live from the WRTI Performance Studio. It's a preview of their Saturday, November 17th two-part recital at the Gould Rehearsal Hall in Lenfest Hall at 1616 Locust Street in Philadelphia.

Watch the performance recorded live on the WRTI Facebook page.

The students chat with host Kevin Gordon about this special performance, which involves their research into the music and how they can share their knowledge of the pieces with everyone from laymen to classical music experts. Their Saturday concert is free and will also include light refreshments.

PROGRAM for WRTI broadcast: Mozart’s Quintet in C-Minor, K 406

The Quintet includes:

Violinists Danny Yehun Jin and Sumin Kim. Both are from Seoul, with Danny entering Curtis in 2013 and Sumin in 2017.

Violist Beatrice Chen, from Chicago. Beatrice entered Curtis this year.

Cynthia Phillipi is from Tenafly, New Jersey and has been at Curtis for three years.

Cellist Hun Choi is from Seoul and has been at Curtis one year.


A veteran broadcaster, Kevin garnered a wealth of experience in radio before taking the weekday classical host position from 2 to 6 PM at WRTI, where he was on the air until his retirement in March 2023.