Classical Performance and Composition

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Upcoming events

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  • USC Thornton Symphony: Mahler's First

    Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a work that forever shifted the musical landscape—Gustav Mahler's iconic First Symphony.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • USC Thornton Symphony: Prokofiev & Bernstein

    Resident conductor Sharon Lavery leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a rousing program featuring Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story as well as selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Suites 1 & 2.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • Thornton Edge

    Donald Crocket leads the USC Thornton Edge new music group in a program of modern works for large ensemble.

    Newman Recital Hall (AHF)

  • Concerto Night with the USC Thornton Symphony

    Guest conductor Andrés Cárdenes, artistic director of the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual Concerto Night, showcasing three outstanding student soloists.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra: Haydn & Ravel

    Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra in a joyful program, featuring Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Mother Goose Suite, along with Haydn's sparkling Symphony No. 88.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

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    Alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera receives two Emmy nominations

    July 20, 2018

    Composer and USC Thornton alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera (MM ’04, DMA ’10) has received two Emmy Award nominations for his work on the Netflix limited series, Godless. Rivera’s music has been nominated in the categories of Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music and Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series,… read more

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