The college orchestra has announced its European tour of the century for May next year, visiting Helsinki, Bremen, Berlin, Dresden, Salzburg, and Vienna.
Minnesota’s Osmo Vänskä will conduct. Peter Serkin will play Brahms’s first piano concerto.
In the other concerto, Penderecki’s Concerto doppio, the soloists will be Benjamin Schmid (Violin) and Roberto Díaz (viola). Mr Díaz is president and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music.
Not impressed? Then name another college president who goes out on the road in a contemporary concerto.