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Composer Peter Boyer commissioned to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III

Composer and USC Thornton Screen Scoring program alumnus Peter Boyer (GCRT ’96) was commissioned to create a new work for the Coronation of King Charles III. Boyer’s new work, titled Today We Ask, was presented on May 3 as part of a Coronation Celebration at St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden in London. The commission comes from ORA Singers and their artistic director and founder Suzi Digby, a faculty member in Thornton’s Choral and Sacred Music department.

British classical music radio station Classic FM will broadcast the Coronation celebration concert, featuring Boyer’s Today We Ask, on May 5 at 1:00 p.m. PT.

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