Events for Early Music

Early Music Faculty Concert: Songs from Italian Sources

The Early Music faculty will present music from Italian manuscripts and prints (ca. 1465-ca. 1640) performed on winds, strings, and voice. This joint-recital, titled “Songs From Italian Sources,” features faculty members Adam Gilbert, Rotem Gilbert, Jennifer Ellis Kampani, and Jason Yoshida along with Adam Bregman and alumna Aki Nishiguchi. Featured performers: Adam Gilbert, recorder, shawm, bagpipes Rotem Gilbert, recorder, shawm, bagpipes Jennifer Ellis Kampani, voice Jason Yoshida, lute, theorbo with Adam Bregman, recorder, sackbut and USC Thornton alumna Aki Nishiguchi, recorder, shawm

Musicology Forum Lecture: Early-Modern Music and Rhetoric

Part of the Musicology Forum Lecture, Professor Dietrich Bartel, a pioneer in the field of Baroque music and rhetoric, will present a lecture on Early-Modern Music and Rhetoric.

USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia: East Meets West

Adam Gilbert leads the Baroque Sinfonia in a concert featuring music from Austria, Poland, and Armenia featuring students from Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, Armenia.

Solo Bach Competition

A panel of three eminent adjudicators will listen to selected Strings student finalists performing complete sonatas, partitas, and suites of Johann Sebastian Bach.

USC Collegium Workshop: Subtle Songs of Early-Modern France

Adam Knight Gilbert directs the USC Collegium Workshop in a concert of music from the great French 15th-century chansonniers, including newly discovered songs from the Leuven Chansonnier.