USC Thornton Symphony presents Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony

USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music
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September 18, 2014
7:30 pm
University Park Campus
Bovard Auditorium (ADM) (Map)
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at the links above beginning Thursday, August 21, at 9 a.m.

Carl St.Clair, artistic leader of the USC Thornton orchestras, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a performance of the music of Dimitri Shostakovich and an exploration of the fraught relationship between the composer and Stalin’s Communist regime.

 Actor David Prather joins St.Clair and the Thornton Symphony in a multimedia performance featuring live music, theater, film and photographs. The concert will include an interlude from Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk as well as his Tenth Symphony, his first symphonic work performed after he was denounced by Stalin’s regime.

Sponsored by USC Visions & Voices; The Arts and Humanities Initiative.

Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at the links below beginning Thursday, August 21, at 9 a.m.

USC Students, Staff and Faculty: To RSVP, click here.

General Public: To RSVP, click here.