Upcoming events

'And the River' concerto for HOCKET |
November 9, 2018

Donald Crockett's new concerto for duo-pianists (HOCKET) and chamber orchestra, And the River, continues its premiere run at Oberlin, with the Oberlin Sinfonietta conducted by Tim Weiss, and HOCKET again as the soloists.  Oberlin Conservatory, November 9.

'And the River' concerto for HOCKET |
November 11, 2018

HOCKET (Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff) and the Oberlin Sinfonietta conducted by Tim Weiss present And the River on the road at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Sunday November 11 at 2pm.

New Music USA commission for SAKURA cello quintet |
2019/20 season premiere

Donald Crockett has received a commission from New Music USA to compose a major work for the outstanding young cello quintet, SAKURA, for the 2019/20 season.  Stay tuned for details!  Updates on the project also available at the New Music USA website.

Thornton Edge |
November 13, 2018

Thornton Edge new music ensemble, conducted by Donald Crockett, will perform a program of American music (Charles Ives, Elizabeth Ogonek, David Dzubay) on this concert at Newman Recital Hall on the USC campus, Tuesday November 13 at 7:30pm.

'Nella Luce' in Garlands for Steven Stucky |
November 27, 2018

Gloria Cheng's Garlands for Steven Stucky in Piano Spheres series, including Donald Crockett's Nella Luce.  Zipper Hall, Colburn School, Los Angeles, Tuesday November 27.

New Music for Orchestra |
February 20, 2019

Donald Crockett conducts the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual New Music for Orchestra concert of works by Thornton student composers.  New Music for Orchestra, lead by Donald Crockett each year, has presented over 150 new works by USC Thornton student composers; many of these new works have gone on to subscription concerts with orchestras nationally, and garnered numerous awards, readings and commissions for these outstanding young composers.

Thornton Edge in concert |
February 26, 2019

Donald Crockett leads the Thornton Edge new music ensemble in recent works for large ensemble from the US and Europe.  Stay tuned for program details.  Newman Recital Hall, USC campus, 7:30 pm.

'And the River' concerto for HOCKET with Thornton Edge |
April 9, 2019

HOCKET (Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff) and Thornton Edge perform Donald Crockett's new concerto for duo pianists and chamber orchestra, And the River, conducted by the composer, in an Edge concert also featuring Sean Friar's Cello Concerto with soloist Michael Kaufman, and Morten Lauridsen's Lorca Songs.  Newman Recital Hall, USC campus, 7:30 pm.

'Nella Luce' in Garlands for Steven Stucky |
April 13, 2019

Gloria Cheng's Garlands for Steven Stucky tour continues with a performance at the Madrid Theater in Canoga Park, CA, with pieces by 32 friends and colleagues of Steve including Donald Crockett's Nella Luce. Saturday April 13.

'Nella Luce' in Garlands for Steven Stucky |
May 9, 2019

Gloria Cheng's Garlands for Steven Stucky tour continues with a performance of the 32 works composed in honor of Steve including Donald Crockett's Nella Luce.  University of Missouri-Kansas City, Thursday May 9.