Soprano and USC Thornton alum Diana Newman (’12, MM ’14) made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Papagena in The Magic Flute on December 27. Newman previously debuted with the Dallas Opera as First Lady in The Magic Flute in 2019, and she is a recent graduate of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center.
Join baritone and USC Thornton master’s student Lorenzo Zapata each week as he chronicles the staging of “All the Truths We Cannot See: A Chernobyl Story,” the new opera created in partnership between the USC Thornton School of Music and Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy.
USC Thornton School of Music and Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy collaborate on world-premiere opera “All the Truths We Cannot See: A Chernobyl Story.”
West Edge Opera commissions Nicolas Lell Benavides to write “Dolores,” an opera about labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta
Post-doctoral candidate Nicolas Lell Benavides has been commissioned by Berkeley’s West Edge Opera to write “Dolores,” an opera about United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta.
An operatic soprano, Meade has won more than 50 vocal competitions, including the grand prize at the 2009 Montreal International Musical Competition.
USC Thornton Vocal Arts and Opera faculty member Lynn Helding is the lead author of “COVID-19 After Effects: Concerns for Singers,” a new paper published in the Journal of Voice. The paper, co-authored by Dr. Michael Johns, director of the USC Voice Center at Keck Medicine, offers an in-depth look at the potential damages and… Continue reading Lynn Helding authors paper on COVID-19 effects on vocalists
As remote learning continues through the Fall 2020 semester, USC Thornton has launched a new virtual stage, Thornton/LIVE, featuring online events and performances for the entire community.
Join us each week for a look back at the 2019-2020 school year as we celebrate some of our favorite stories about our students, faculty and alumni.
The Fall 2020 semester will soon be in full swing. For new and returning students alike, here you will find a selection of resources and ways to stay connected as you begin the new school year.
From one-on-one sessions with their favorite faculty, to tours abroad with Thornton music ensembles, the Class of 2020 photo album offers a look back at some of the moments our graduates will remember most.