The Austin Civic Orchestra is partnering again with the University of Texas at Austin for the 7th annual Texas Rising Stars concert at Bates Recital Hall. The winners of the Butler School of Music’s String Concerto Competition perform concerti accompanied by the orchestra.
This collaborative concert between the Butler School of Music and Austin Civic Orchestra was conceived by UT Professor Brian Lewis and is funded in part by the David and Mary Winton Green Chair in String Performance and Pedagogy.
Lois Ferrari, director
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Mvt. I
Corina Santos, violin
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61, Mvt. I
Sara Aldana, violin
First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
Sinfonia Concertante for Percussion and Orchestra (U.S. Premiere)
The Austin Civic Orchestra (ACO) is a non-profit civic organization that has been around since 1977. The ACO is devoted to bringing high quality music to the community and providing a musical outlet for professional and non-professional musicians alike. The ACO performs six to eight concerts each season, all of which offer programming to suit a wide variety of musical tastes, from traditional classics to pops and most everything in between. Presented at assorted convenient locations in the Austin area, the relaxed atmosphere and affordable cost have proven appealing to this community.