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23rd Annual Sphinx Competition Finals Concert

Saturday, February 8—7:30pm

Saturday, February 8—7:30pm
Orchestra Hall
2 hours

For orders in excess of 10 tickets, please call the DSO Box Office at 313.576.5111.

Be a part of one of Detroit's most diverse classical performances! Celebrate inclusion and artistry at the 23rd annual Sphinx Competition Finals Concert.

Eighteen emerging classical musicians from around the country will compete in the 23rd Annual Sphinx Competition for young Black and Latinx string players, presented by DTE Energy Foundation. The competition culminates in a one-of-a-kind concert where the three Senior Division finalists of the competition will take the stage at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fischer Music Center.

This must-see event includes:
-The nation’s finest young musicians competing for the first place $50,000 Robert Frederick Smith prize.
-Real-time voting for $5,000 Audience Choice Award winner, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services.
-Guest Conductor Roderick Cox with the all-Black and Latinx Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, presented by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services.
-The Detroit premiere of Sphinx founder Aaron Dworkin's The American Rhapsody, a new spoken word multimedia work.

Your ticket purchase empowers the Sphinx Organization to present the Finals Concert. Any additional support is received most gratefully at SphinxMusic.org/donate.