Senior Thandolwethu Mamba is the 2020 winner of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Rising Stars competition

Thandolwethu Mamba performed Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer), a song cycle for baritone and orchestra, with the Raleigh Symphony on Saturday, March 7, at 8:00 pm in Jones Auditorium, on the campus of Meredith College. (View video of the performance to the left.)

Mamba studies voice with Professor Susan Dunn at Duke, where he also participates in Opera Theater and sings in the Duke Chorale.  A Music Major with a Concentration in Performance, Mamba will graduate in May 2020.