Drawn to Language (USC Fisher Museum) features five artists whose artwork captures the interaction of visual art and language.
September 3 to December 7
Monthly tour offers guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of genocide
Celebrate the holiday season in elegant style at this annual black-tie musical gala supporting Thornton music scholarships.
Young student jazz ensembles from the community perform as part of the USC Thornton Outreach program.
Hosted by Alan Chapman, this is a special program devoted to the artistry of the USC Thornton School of Music.
In the first new Met Falstaff since 1964, Robert Carsen directs Ambrogio Maestri as the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff opposite a marvelous ensemble including Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa and Franco Vassallo. Music Director James Levine, an undisputed master of Falstaff, conducts.
An undisputed master of Falstaff, Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi's opera for the first time at the Met since 2005.
This unique collaboration of words, rhythm and melody—with piano, bass, drums, sax and guitar—will bring together student writers from across the university with USC Thornton musicians for a dynamic evening of performance poetry with live musical accompaniment.
Harlem Renaissance poet, writer and activist Langston Hughes (1902–1967) changed literature with his innovative jazz poetry. A multimedia concert will feature Hughes’s kaleidoscopic, twelve-part jazz-poem suite, an homage to the struggle for artistic and social freedom at the beginning of the 1960s.
H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery will lead the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in a celebration of the Thornton School of Music’s renowned composition program, including past composers Ingolf Dahl, Robert Linn and Halsey Stevens as well as current faculty Donald Crockett and Frank Ticheli.
USC students will take a trip to the Walt Disney Concert Hall to see Gustavo Dudamel conduct Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Tchaikovsky’s Fifth has been compared to Beethoven’s Fifth for its trajectory from tragedy to triumph.