Thornton soloists featured in season’s first Concerto Chamber Orchestra concert

On Sunday, October 8th, the USC student-led Concerto Chamber Orchestra will present it’s first concert of the season, featuring undergraduate soloists Max Opferkuch (clarinet) and Shelby Wong (piano). The program will be as follows:

  • Crusell – Clarinet Concerto No. 3, Op. 11 in Bb Major
    I. Allegro risoluto
    Max Opferkuch, clarinet
  • Schumann – Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54
    II. Intermezzo – III. Allegro vivace
    Shelby Wong, piano
  • Tailleferre – Jeux de plein air, orchestrated by Sophie Mathieu
    I. “La Tirelitentaine”
  • Fauré – Pavane for Orchestra, Op. 50
  • Tchaikovsky Waltz from Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a

The Concerto Chamber Orchestra was formed by USC students in 2012 to create performance opportunities for non-music majors. Today, the ensemble includes approximately 65 members and performs 5-6 concerts each year.

The Concerto Chamber Orchestra’s October 8th concert will take place at 3pm in USC Thornton’s Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld Symphonic Hall. The event is free.