Early Music Performance News

Houston Early Music Festival to Welcome Ciaramella

January 12, 2015

Ciaramella, the early music ensemble led by USC Thornton faculty Rotem and Adam Gilbert, will travel to Texas for a performance on Sun., Feb. 15 at Houston’s First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Broadway World mentioned the performance, noting that in 2014 the Gilberts received the prestigious Thomas Binkley Award from Early Music America in recognition of […]

Weicheng Zhao and Fang Gao to perform at Calgary Organ Festival and Symposium

October 28, 2014

Current USC Thornton doctoral candidate Weicheng Zhao (MM ’14, DMA ’16) is one of two organists to perform on the Young Artists’ Platform during the Calgary Organ Festival and Symposium.  His wife Fang Gao (GCRT, ’16), who is currently a student in the Early  Music program, will join him in a concert at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer in […]

Baroque Sinfonia invited to perform at Early Music America’s Young Performers Festival

May 16, 2014

As a winner in the Early Music America Collegium, the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia will be among six ensembles who will perform at Early Music America’s Young Performers Festival on June 4-6 in Berkeley, CA. The festival brings together students and ensembles from colleges, universities and conservatories throughout North America. Baroque Sinfonia will perform La pazzia senile, […]

New album from Adam and Rotem Gilbert named “Editors Choice” by Early Music Today

April 4, 2014

Early Music faculty Adam and Rotem Gilbert’s group Ciaramella was honored by Early Music Today for their recent CD Dances on Movable Ground. The publication gave the album the designation of “Editor’s Choice,” and lauded the release for its “expressive fluidity and rhythmic vitality.” Ciaramella is a Renaissance ensemble that has recorded for the Naxos […]

Jason Yoshida Highlighted in a Los Angeles Times Review

February 8, 2013

DMA student Jason Yoshida was mentioned and described as “eloquent and serious” in a Los Angeles Times review of LACMA’s early music and ballet programs connected to its Carravagio exhibition. Read the article.

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