Posts Tagged ‘Opera’

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Diana Newman makes her Metropolitan Opera debut

March 22, 2022

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.

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Dispatches From Helsinki: A USC Thornton Opera Blog

February 10, 2022

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.

A Finnish-American Opera with Global Perspective

October 26, 2021

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.”

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West Edge Opera commissions Nicolas Lell Benavides to write “Dolores,” an opera about labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta

September 20, 2021

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.

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Angela Meade headlines Wexford Festival Opera 2021 season

September 16, 2021

An operatic soprano, Meade has won more than 50 vocal competitions, including the grand prize at the 2009 Montreal International Musical Competition.

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Lynn Helding authors paper on COVID-19 effects on vocalists

September 23, 2020

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

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Thornton/LIVE: A Virtual Stage

September 10, 2020

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.

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USC Thornton Summer Rewind

August 18, 2020

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.

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Welcome to USC Thornton

August 17, 2020

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.

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Class of 2020 Photo Album

May 28, 2020

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.