Upcoming events

'Zones duet' from The Face at David St. John's Distinguished Writers event at USC |
February 25, 2015

A dramatic duet from The Face, an opera by Donald Crockett and David St. John, will be performed at the Provost's Distinguished Writers Series event featuring poet David St. John.  The performers are Katherine Beck, soprano, Jonathan Mack, tenor, and guitarist Brian Head; David St. John will read this poem, among other works, and music by Frank Ticheli and Chris Sampson will also be featured.  This USC Visions and Voices event is at 6:30 pm in Doheny Library on the USC campus. 

Dance Concerto for Clarinet/Bass Clarinet and Wind Ensemble |
February 27, 2015

University of Maryland

Clarinetist Paul Cigan, who played the world premiere of Dance Concerto in the 8 instrument version with 21st Century Consort and conductor Christopher Kendall at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in April 2013, performs the piece with the University of Maryland Wind Ensemble, Michael Votta, conductor.

USC Thornton Edge at Newman Recital Hall |
March 4, 2015

Donald Crockett conducts Thornton Edge in music by Stephen Hartke, Lee Hyla and Judith Weir.  Music for guitar and percussion by George Crumb rounds out the program.  The concert is at 7:30 pm in Newman Recital Hall on the USC campus.

'to airy thinness beat' with Meredith Treaster at UMKC |
March 12, 2015

Donald Crockett will be in residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City during the week of March 9 - 13, conducting the UMKC Musica Nova in 'to airy thinness beat' with soloist, Meredith Treaster, and giving masterclasses and a composition forum on his music. 

'to be sung on the water' at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Westside Connections |
March 19, 2015

Donald Crockett's duo for violin and viola, 'to be sung on the water,' will be featured in a Westside Connections concert of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, curated by concertmaster Margaret Batjer.  The performance will feature principal LACO players Sarah Thornblade, violin, and Roland Kato, viola.  The concert is at 7:30pm at the Moss Theater at New Roads School.  Visit laco.org for further information.

USC Thornton Edge at Newman Recital Hall |
April 15, 2015

Donald Crockett conducts USC Thornton Edge new music ensemble in a concert featuring music by Jonathan Harvey, Frederick Lesemann, Pierre Jalbert and Stephen Hartke in Newman Recital Hall on the USC campus.  The concert is at 7:30 pm.