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Opera Program

USC Thornton Opera Performances from the 2013-2014 academic year

Il viaggio a Reims poster (cropped)

Il viaggio a Reims

Pop the champagne corks, sit back, and relax with Gioachino Rossini’s silly, fun comedy Il viaggio a Reims. Celebrate life with Rossini’s bubbly score and the talented young artists from the USC Thornton School of Music’s Opera Program and Orchestras.

April 23, 25, and 27, 2014
Bing Theatre
USC University Park Campus


2013 Opera Scenes photo

Opera Scenes 2014

The singing-actors of the USC Thornton Opera program present an exciting and wide ranging selection of excerpts from grand opera to operetta featuring music from the work of American legend Jeanette MacDonald.

February 7, 2014
Alfred Newman Recital Hall
USC University Park Campus


L’incoronazione di Poppea poster

L’incoronazione di Poppea

Politics, sex, and religion—the stuff of all great opera! Claudio Monteverdi’s 17th century masterpiece, L’incoronazione di Poppea, combines all of the above with the sublime Baroque music of one of the great masters of the genre.

November 20, 22, and 24, 2013
Bing Theatre
USC University Park Campus