Mar 26, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Street Address Bates Recital Hall (View Map)

Ticket Price

Admission is free and seating is unassigned. If you are a patron with ADA needs, please email and we will reserve ADA seating for you.

Texas Rising Stars

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


Aram Khachaturian
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Mvt. I
Corina Santos, violin

Camille Saint-Saëns
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61, Mvt. I
Sara Aldana, violin

Samuel Barber
First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12

Camille Saint-Saëns
Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila, Op. 47

Roydon Tse
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.