The New York Times highlighted USC Thornton faculty member Stephen Hartke

The New York Times highlighted Stephen Hartke of the USC Thornton School, calling him “one of the most audaciously original and accomplished composers of today.” The article noted that Lorin Maazel conducted the New York Philharmonic in the premiere of Hartke’s Sympony No. 3, a work written in response to 9/11, and that in May Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the premiere of Hartke’s Sympony No. 4, “Organ,” with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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