USC Thornton Spring 2013 Concert Calendar
The Spring 2013 concert calendar for the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Featured Events.................................................... 3 Masterclasses......................................................... 3 Orchestra & Wind Ensemble ............................ 4-5 Choral Music ......................................................... 6 Opera ..................................................................... 7 Jazz ..................................................................8-10 Faculty Recitals.................................................... 11 Popular Music ................................................ 12-13 Chamber Music ................................................... 14 Outreach.............................................................. 14 Polish Music Center............................................ 15 Classical Guitar.................................................... 15 Early Music........................................................... 16 New Music........................................................... 17 2013 Spring Calendar ................................. 18-21 January ...................................................... 19 February ..................................................... 19 March ........................................................ 20 April .......................................................20-21 May ............................................................ 21 Connect with Thornton ..................................... 22 Admission, Parking, & Dining ........................... 23 2 FEATURED EVENTS MASTERCLASSES An Evening with Trimpin, Sound Artist Thursday, January 24, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The USC Thornton School of Music and USC Roski School of Fine Arts presents internationally acclaimed sound artist Trimpin. A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Trimpin is a specialist in interfacing computers with traditional acoustic instruments. The evening will explore his work and the world of sound art with a lecture, a musical/sound-art performance, and an excerpt from the film Trimpin: The Sound of Invention. Sponsored by Visions and Voices: The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative. Robert Mann String Quartet Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall As founder and first violinist of the celebrated Juilliard String Quartet, Robert Mann has been a driving force in the world of chamber music for more than sixty years. To celebrate the fact that beginning in Fall 2013, Glenn Dicterow, concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, will become the first holder of the Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music at Thornton, Mann will perform with his quartet in an evening concert. Masterclasses at USC Thornton The USC Thornton School of Music offers a variety of masterclasses with celebrated artists that are free and open to all. This Spring features an up-close peek into the virtuosity of classical guitar master and Thornton faculty Pepe Romero, masterclasses with Jazz Studies faculty Russel Ferrante and Vince Mendoza, and a series sponsored by the Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts that includes renowned vocalists Jane Bunnell and Frederica von Stade, violinist Kyoko Takezawa, and cellist David Geringas. For information on these events, check the online calendar at Thorntonâ€™s website, www.usc.edu/music, or sign up to receive our weekly email newsletter, This Week @ Thornton. 3 ORCHESTRA & WIND ENSEMBLE USC Thornton Symphony and Concert Choir Sunday, January 27, 2:00 p.m. Walt Disney Concert Hall Carl St.Clair, principal conductor and artistic leader of the USC Thornton Orchestras, conducts the USC Thornton Symphony in selections of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. St.Clair also leads the Symphony and USC Thornton Concert Choir, prepared by Cristian Grases, in a concert version of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, featuring soprano Angela Brown and baritone Kevin Deas. FREE RSVP Admission: Tickets for this event are available through the LA Phil and range from $34.50 – $45. For more information, go to www.laphil.com/tickets or call (323) 850-2000. 4 USC Thornton Symphony Thursday, February 14, 7:30 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium Guest conductor John Nelson leads the USC Thornton Symphony in Wagner’s Prelude to Die Meistersinger and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. USC Thornton Wind Ensemble Sunday, February 17, 4:00 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery lead the wind ensemble in “Some Things Very Old, and Some Things Very New,” featuring guest conductor Thomas Lee, piano faculty Kevin Fitz-Gerald, and Thornton student David Werfelmann, co-winner of the New Music for Wind Ensemble Competition. USC Thornton Symphony Thursday, February 28, 7:30 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium Composition faculty Donald Crockett leads the USC Thornton Symphony as guest conductor in the annual “New Music for Orchestra” program, featuring premieres of work by USC Thornton composition students. USC Thornton Symphony Thursday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in “Concerto Night” featuring the winners of the USC Thornton Student Concerto Competition. The program features Joseph Morris in Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto, Frederick-Olivier Rosselet in Lutoslawski’s Cello Concerto, and Fang-Fang Shi Inouye in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1. USC Thornton Wind Ensemble Sunday, April 7, 4:00 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium The wind ensemble presents “Songs and Dances,” featuring violin faculty Henry Gronnier and piano faculty Kevin Fitz-Gerald in a program including music by Gernot Wolfgang, James Mobberley, Evan Hause, Scott Joplin, and composition student Troy Armstrong, co-winner of the New Music for Wind Ensemble Competition. USC Thornton Concert Orchestra Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium Conducting faculty Michael Powers leads this ensemble, featuring musicians from the university and local community, in a night of rich orchestral music. USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. – Bovard Auditorium Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra and the USC Thornton Choral Artists in Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, followed by Schubert’s Symphony No. 5. 5 CHORAL MUSIC USC Thornton Chamber Singers and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Perform Mozart’s Requiem with Conductor Helmuth Rilling Saturday, January 26, 8:00 p.m. Alex Theatre Sunday, January 27, 7:00 p.m. Royce Hall, UCLA The USC Thornton Chamber Singers, led my Jo-Michael Scheibe, join the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and renowned conductor Helmuth Rilling in two performances of W.A. Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626 (Robert D. Levin Edition) in the Alex Theater in Glendale and FREE Royce RSVP Hall. UCLA’s FREE RSVP Admission: $25.00 go to www.laco.org Admission: $25.00 – – $110. $110. For Forticket ticketinformation, information, or call (213) 622-7001. go to www.laco.org or call (213) 622-7001. USC Thornton Apollo and Oriana Choirs Friday, April 5, 8:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Graduate conductors Yejee Choi and Krysta Sorensen lead the Oriana Women’s Choir in music by Bach, Casals, Schumann, and Tormis. The Apollo Men’s Chorus, led by Stephen Black and Jenny Wong, present music by Berlioz, Delibes, Mendelssohn, and Vaughan Williams. University Chorus Sunday, April 28, 7:00 p.m. Bovard Auditorium The USC Thornton University Chorus, led by Zanaida Robles and Kate Belshé, explores themes of war, comfort, journey, and romantic turmoil with music of Thompson, Mulholland, and more. USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir celebrate the teaching legacy of French composer Nadia Boulanger with a program titled “Americans in Paris: The Legacy of Nadia Boulanger,” featuring works by David Conte, Aaron Copland, Arthur Franckenpohl, Daniel Pinkham, and more. 6 OPERA Opera Scenes Friday, February 1, 8:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The USC Thornton Opera program presents its annual night of scenes from some of the bestloved operas. The USC Thornton Opera Program and USC Thornton Symphony present Francis Poulencâ€™s Dialogues of the Carmelites Thursday, April 25, 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2:00 p.m. Bing Theatre Brent McMunn, conductor Ken Cazan, stage director Follow Blanche de la Force as she attempts to escape the impending Nazi infiltration of France by hiding in a convent. Once the Nazis invade, will Blanche and the Sisters of the Convent of Compiegne renounce their faith in order to survive, or sacrifice themselves to stay true to their beliefs? Based on a true story, this riveting opera, written immediately after WWII by Francis Poulenc, may cause you to question your beliefs and how far you are willing to go to defend them. FREE RSVP Admission: Free for USC students, staff, and faculty with valid ID. $12 seniors, alumni, and non-USC students. $18 general admission. For general ticket information, call (213) 740-4672 or visit www.usc.edu/tickets. 7 JAZZ USC Thornton Jazz Honors Combo featuring Walter Smith III Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall This select group of USC Thornton jazz musicians, led by Jason Goldman, is joined by acclaimed saxophonist and Criss Cross recording artist Walter Smith III, featuring a mix of Smithâ€™s music and band originals. 8 USC Thornton Afro Latin American Jazz Ensemble Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Directed by Aaron Serfaty, the USC Thornton Afro Latin American Jazz Ensemble (ALAJE) is a unique 10 to 14-member ensemble featuring all-student arranged music. USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Monday, February 25, 7:30 p.m. Carson Sound Stage Led by Jason Goldman, the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to the legendary jazz pianist Herbie Hancock with original arrangements of Hancock’s music. Jazz Night Thursday, February 28, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Students from Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series. Jazz Night Thursday, March 7, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Students from Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series. USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra Monday, March 11, 7:30 p.m. Carson Sound Stage Bob Mintzer and the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra, winner of Downbeat’s 2011 Student Music Award for Large Jazz Ensemble, celebrates the hard swinging style of the classic big bands in this evening performance. 9 JAZZ Jazz Night with USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Thursday, March 28, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra performs with featured vocalists as part of an ongoing series. Jazz Night with CreSCendo Thursday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café The USC Thornton CreSCendo Vocal Jazz Ensemble, led by Sara Gazarek, headlines this ongoing series featuring a variety of student jazz ensembles. Jazz in the Park Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12, 12:00 p.m. Alumni Park Jazz students perform noon concerts all week as part of this annual series sponsored by USC Spectrum. Studio/Jazz Guitar Ensemble Showcase Monday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Carson Sound Stage Thornton’s Studio/Jazz Guitar program presents its guitar ensembles in an annual recital. Jazz Night featuring USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Jason Goldman and the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headline this ongoing series featuring top players in Thornton’s jazz programs. Jazz Night Thursday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Students from Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series. Jazz Night Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Students from Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series. 10 FACULTY RECITALS Faculty Recital with Lucinda Carver Tuesday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Keyboard Studies, Conducting and Early Music faculty Lucinda Carver performs a recital of works by Scarlatti, Couperin, Brahms, and Schubert on piano and harpsichord. Faculty Recital with Mark Weiser Wednesday, February 13, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Composition faculty Mark Weiser presents a solo piano recital of Bach, Brahms, his own work—High Velocity—and music by Thornton composition faculty Donald Crockett and Stephen Hartke. Faculty Recital with Rotem and Adam Gilbert Friday, February 22, 8:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Early Music faculty Rotem Gilbert and Adam Knight Gilbert present “This Sweet Siren,” a duo recorder recital with guests Malachi Bandy (viola da gamba), Dongsok Shin (harpsichord), and Jason Yoshida (theorbo). They will perform works by Uccellini, Schmelzer, Telemann, and J.S. Bach. 11 POPULAR MUSIC 12 POPULAR MUSIC Thornton’s groundbreaking Popular Music program cultivates artistry, musicianship, and industry savvy for students pursuing careers in the contemporary music scene. These showcases, presented by the Al Sherman Foundation, offer a glimpse into their work. USC Thornton Popular Music Program First-Year Showcase Wednesday, March 6, 8:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café USC Thornton Popular Music Program Second-Year Showcase Friday, March 8, 8:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Pop Fest 2013 Friday, March 29, 5:00 p.m. until late E.F. Hutton Park (next to the Annenberg School of Communication) Bring a blanket for the second annual outdoor music festival featuring over 15 acts from the USC Thornton Popular Music program. Sponsored by the Al Sherman Foundation. USC Thornton Popular Music Program First-Year Showcase Wednesday, May 1, 8:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café USC Thornton Popular Music Program Second-Year Showcase Friday, May 3, 8:00 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café USC Thornton Popular Music Program Third-Year Showcase Saturday, May 4, 8:00 p.m. Tommy’s Place 13 OUTREACH CHAMBER MUSIC USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble Monday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads this student ensemble in an evening of great percussion works. Chamber Music Marathon Tuesday, April 30 â€“ Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Two nights of nonstop chamber music performances by Thornton students led by Henry Gronnier, director of the chamber music program. Drum Day Sunday, March 3, 1:00 p.m. Ramo Recital Hall The USC Thornton Outreach program hosts this popular daylong event featuring the use of drums in a variety of musical styles presented by members of the renowned Thornton faculty. Thornton JazzReach Concert Sunday, April 28, 7:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Young student jazz ensembles from the community perform as part of the USC Thornton Outreach program. FREE RSVP Admission: $5 14 POLISH MUSIC CENTER CLASSICAL GUITAR Sounds from Behind the Iron Curtain; Celebrating the 2013 Lutosławski Year Saturday, April 6, 4:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The Polish Music Center celebrates Witold Lutosławski and other Polish composers who contributed to the international success of Polish music during the second half of the 20th century. The concert is presented in conjunction with “Sounds from Behind the Iron Curtain: Polish Music After World War II,” a musicology and digital humanities conference organized by the Polish Music Center and held on the same day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the USC campus. Classical Guitar Student Concerto Concert Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall Thornton’s annual classical guitar concerto concert. Classical Guitar Alumni Recital Friday, February 8, 8:00 p.m. Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall Alumni of Thornton’s celebrated classical guitar program return to campus to perform in an evening recital. USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department Recital Saturday, April 27, 2:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Students of USC Thornton’s renowned classical guitar department present a rich evening of solo and ensemble music. 15 EARLY MUSIC USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia Friday, March 8, 8:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, led by music director Adam Gilbert, presents “Music from Hamburg, Leipzig, Dresden, and the German Lands” featuring music by Hieronymus Praetorius. Schoon liedekens, oudt en nieu (Collegium Workshop) Saturday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. United University Church Adam Knight Gilbert, Rachelle Fox, and Rotem Gilbert lead this USC Collegium Workshop at the United University Church in music by the Flemish folk and polyphonic masters. USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia Friday, May 3, 8:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia presents “La Pellegrina 1589: Music for a Magnificent Florentine Wedding,” an extravagant feast of wedding music for Christine of Lorraine and the Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany. 16 NEW MUSIC USC Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall CME continues its 60th birthday retrospective of USC Distinguished Professor Stephen Hartke with his Sonata for Piano performed by Thomas Kotcheff, Thornton faculty Frederick Lesemann’s Concertino for Flute and Mixed Quintet featuring alumna Julie Long, and a new work by Thornton student Julia Adolphe with CME guitarist Mak Grgic. Composition Department Recitals Sunday, March 10, 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall Thornton’s composition department presents a pair of concerts featuring new solo, chamber, and vocal works by outstanding Thornton student composers. USC Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. Alfred Newman Recital Hall The CME 60th birthday retrospective of Stephen Hartke concludes with his piece The Rose of the Winds for string octet, and Thornton faculty Frank Ticheli’s new work for soprano and large ensemble, Songs of Love and Life. 17 2013 SPRING CALENDAR 18 JANUARY Th Sa Su 24 26 27 29 An Evening with Trimpin, Sound Artist Newman – 7:30 p.m. USC Thornton Chamber Singers & LACO / Rilling Alex Theatre – 8:00 p.m. USC Thornton Symphony and Concert Choir / St.Clair / Grases Walt Disney Concert Hall – 2:00 p.m. USC Thornton Chamber Singers & LACO / Rilling Royce Hall, UCLA – 7:00 p.m. Tu Classical Guitar Student Concerto Concert MacDonald - 7:30 p.m. FEBRUARY F T F W Th S Th F M Th 1 5 8 13 14 17 21 22 25 28 Opera Scenes Newman – 8:00 p.m. Faculty Recital with Lucinda Carver Newman – 7:30 p.m. Classical Guitar Alumni Recital MacDonald – 8:00 p.m. Faculty Recital with Mark Weiser Newman – 7:30 p.m. USC Thornton Symphony / Nelson Bovard – 7:30 p.m. USC Thornton Wind Ensemble Bovard – 4:00 p.m. ALAJE Ground Zero – 7:30 p.m. Faculty Recital with Rotem and Adam Gilbert Newman – 8:00 p.m. USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Carson – 7:30 p.m. Jazz Night Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m.. USC Thornton Symphony / Crockett Bovard – 7:30 p.m. 19 2013 SPRING CALENDAR MARCH Su W 3 6 Drum Day Ramo – 1:00 p.m USC Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble Newman – 7:30 p.m. USC Thornton Popular Music Program: First-Year Showcase Ground Zero – 8:00 p.m. Th F 7 8 10 11 14 27 28 29 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 Jazz Night Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia Newman – 8:00 p.m. USC Thornton Popular Music Program: Second-Year Showcase Ground Zero – 8:00 p.m. Su Composition Department Recitals Newman – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. M USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra Carson – 7:30 p.m. Th USC Thornton Symphony Bovard – 7:30 p.m. W Th USC Thornton Jazz Honors Combo / Smith Newman – 7:30 p.m. Jazz Night with USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. F Pop Fest 2013 E.F. Hutton Park – 5:00 p.m. APRIL Tu Th F Robert Mann String Quartet Newman – 7:30 p.m. Jazz Night with CreSCendo Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. USC Thornton Apollo Men’s Chorus and Oriana Women’s Choir Newman – 8:00 p.m. Sa Polish Music Concert Newman – 4:00 p.m. Su USC Thornton Wind Ensemble Bovard – 4:00 p.m. M Tu Jazz in the Park Alumni Park – 12:00 p.m. (Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12) USC Thornton Concert Orchestra Bovard – 7:30 p.m. Sa USC Collegium Workshop UUC – 7:30 p.m. 20 M W Th 15 17 18 22 25 26 27 28 30 Studio/Jazz Guitar Ensemble Showcase Carson – 7:30 p.m. USC Thornton Contemporary Music Ensemble Newman – 7:30 p.m. Jazz Night featuring USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra and Choral Artists Bovard – 7:30 p.m. M USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble Newman – 7:30 p.m. Th Jazz Night Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. USC Thornton Opera Presents Dialogues of the Carmelites Bing – 8:00 p.m. F Sa USC Thornton Opera Presents Dialogues of the Carmelites Bing – 8:00 p.m. USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department Recital Newman – 2:00 p.m. USC Thornton Opera Presents Dialogues of the Carmelites Bing – 8:00 p.m. Su USC Thornton Opera Presents Dialogues of the Carmelites Bing – 2:00 p.m. University Chorus Bovard – 7:00 p.m. Thornton JazzReach Concert Newman – 7:00 p.m. Tu Chamber Music Marathon Newman – 5:30 p.m. MAY W 1 2 Chamber Music Marathon Newman – 5:30 p.m. USC Thornton Popular Music Program: First-Year Showcase Ground Zero – 8:00 p.m. Th Jazz Night Ground Zero – 7:00 p.m. USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir Newman – 7:30 p.m. F 3 4 USC Thornton Popular Music Program: Second-Year Showcase Ground Zero – 8:00 p.m. USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia Newman – 8:00 p.m. Sa USC Thornton Popular Music Program: Third-Year Showcase Tommy’s Place – 8:00 p.m. 21 CONNECT WITH THORNTON What’s New at Thornton For the latest in Thornton news and events, sign up at www.usc.edu/music for This Week @ Thornton, our weekly electronic newsletter. 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On-Campus Dining USC’s University Park campus offers a wide variety of dining options. Tutor Campus Center Moreton Fig A unique collaboration between the award-winning Lark Creek Restaurant Group and USC Hospitality. Parking validation with stamped receipt. A handful of other options are available at Tutor Campus Center: California Pizza Kitchen Carl’s Jr. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Lemonade Panda Express Seeds Marketplace Traditions Wahoo’s Fish Tacos University Club at King Stoops Hall Serving the USC faculty and staff for over 50 years, the club includes an elegant restaurant and bar at 705 W. 34th St. that was originally built in 1923 as part of the Los Angeles Public Library system. For reservations or more information, call (213) 740-2030 or visit www.universityclub.usc.edu. Off-Campus Dining In addition to many eateries in the University Park area, three university-owned restaurants are located on S. Figueroa St. across from USC. McKay’s A great USC restaurant at 3540 S. Figueroa St. with a lounge that’s open late. The Lab A USC gastropub located at 3500 S. Figueroa St. Rosso Oro’s Pizzeria USC-owned pizzeria at 3500 S. Figueroa St. For more information on these restaurants and more, visit www.hospitality.usc.edu. 23 NONPROFIT ORG U.S. Postage PAID University of Southern California Flora L. Thornton School of Music University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 90089-0851 usc.edu/music ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED