Brian Thorsett, an assistant professor in the School of Performing Arts/Music, was the tenor soloist in J. S. Bach’s BWV 9 and BWV 159 under conductor Brian Schmidt with the Duke Bach Cantata Series on February 12.

On February 24–26 Thorsett performed Schubert’s Death and the Maiden and the world premiere of Peter Josheff’s The Dream Mechanic with conductor Ben Simon and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra at the Herbst Theatre, and on February 27 he was featured in the Faculty Recital Series at the San Francisco Conservatory with a revised version of David Conte’s Three Love Songs.

Along with San Francisco Opera Head of Music Staff John Churchwell and principal cellist Emil Miland, Thorsett recently recorded Three Love Songs for inclusion on a disc/digital release of Conte’s vocal music