Rod Gilfry featured in The New York Times

The New York Times reviewed the New York premiere of “August 4, 1964”, a 70-minute oratorio that, while written to commemorate the centennial of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s birth, also grapples with conflicting strands of the president’s legacy. USC Thornton faculty member Rod Gilfry performed the part of Johnson, accompanied by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, as well as other soloists. Read the article