Bates Recital Hall
2406 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, Texas 78712
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Jacob Schnitzer, guest conductor (biography)

The Austin Civic Orchestra partners again with The University of Texas at Austin for the 10th 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.

Please consider making a donation when obtaining a ticket.  We depend on individual donations to help us continue to bring concerts like this to the Austin Community.

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.

This concert is free admission – a gift to the Austin community.  

Come at 6:45 PM to hear the pre-concert talk "We Don't Talk About Pluto: Holst's Missing Planet" presented by Associate Conductor Dr. W.P. Gus Sterneman in room 2.614.

Full program:

  • Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
    Nicht zu schnell (1st movement) performed by Katsuaki Arakawa
  • Sibelius:  Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
    Allegro, ma non tanto (3rd movement) performed by Ellie Sievers
  • Holst:  The Planets with interludes composed by Laura Mercado-Wright and performed by VAMP Vocals, Austin Cantorum, and UT Chamber Treble Choir, 

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