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Raleigh Symphony Orchestra: Rising Stars

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( Sun., May. 7, 2023 )

Jones Auditorium at Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607


Our annual double-feature of up and coming artists will include winners of the Meredith College Concerto/Aria Competition on Saturday evening, and winners of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Rising Stars Competition on Sunday afternoon. Both will include orchestral works led by student conductors selected as a part of the Rising Stars Competition! This weekend of performances will also feature a work by the 2020 winner of the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, 10th grader Athena Zhang.

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Winner(s) of the RSO Rising Stars/MC Concerto Competitions to be announced in early 2023!



Tickets $27 adults, $22 seniors (65+) or students (with high school or college ID), $10 child (under 16). Meredith College students and faculty admitted free with ID. Flex passes: 6 tickets for use at any performance for $100.

RSO’s Rising Stars Competition entry will open in early 2023! Open to students aged 15-25 on any instrument or voice part, registration fees for Rising Stars are $40 and can be paid online or by mailed payment (see address in footer). Scholarships may be available if the entry price is a barrier to participation. For questions and more details please check back in early 2023 and/or contact


$27 - $10

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  • Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 3:00 PM