Lucinda Carver

Lucinda Carver enjoys a prominent career as a pianist, harpsichordist, and conductor. As Music Director and Conductor of the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, Carver garnered critical praise for her stylistic interpretations of music from the Classical era. Active in both the symphonic and operatic arenas, she has been proclaimed “a find…a first-rate conductor” by Bernard Holland of The New York Times and “an important emerging conductor” by Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times. Carver’s symphonic credits include appearances with the National Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Richmond Symphony, and Hong Kong Philharmonic. Carver currently serves as professor of piano, harpsichord, and conducting and vice dean of the Division of Classical Performance and Composition at the USC Thornton School of Music.