Thornton School of Music

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The Thornton School consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nation’s music schools and conservatories.

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The Met in HD: “The Exterminating Angel”

The USC School of Cinematic Arts presents a delayed satellite broadcast from the Met of The Exterminating Angel, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The...

1/20 12pm
And Still We Rise: Women of Color Creating Community through the Arts

Organized by Ken Foster, director of the USC Thornton Arts Leadership Program, two interactive events—a conversation and a dance flash mob—celebrate the...

1/23 3:30pm
USC Thornton Symphony: A Hero's Welcome

Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a wide-ranging program, including Richard Strauss's spectacular tone-poem, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life).

1/26 7:30pm
Opera Scenes

The singing actors of the USC Thornton Opera program present an exciting and wide-ranging selection of excerpts, from operetta to grand opera.

2/2 7pm
Music as Medicine: Renée Fleming and Antonio Damasio in Conversation

Join a forward-thinking discussion with opera star Renée Fleming, neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, and LA Opera CEO and president Christopher Koelsch about...

2/5 7pm

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