The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra consisting of 60 to 80 members, 70% of whom reside and work in Bakersfield. The BSO’s mission is to provide the best possible performances of great music for the widest possible audience, and provide musical education for the young people of Kern County.
The 2016-2017 season will be another great year as we have enhanced the BSO’s audience experience. We are thrilled to provide Kern County with inspirational music and entertainment. Our conductor, Stilian Kirov is in his second year as Music Director of the BSO and has become a fast favorite among our community. We have six outstanding season concerts and three incredible pops concerts lined up featuring world class soloists and an eclectic mix of themes. This season is going to be one for the books, join us as we celebrate our 85th season!
The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce our new Interim Executive Director, Kari Heilman.
Kari is a…Read More ▸
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is proud to present our 2nd annual Christmas concert, Home for the Holidays! Be entertained by…Read More ▸
Bryan Burrow, President/CEO of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra, has announced his departure effective November 30, 2016. Mr. Burrow has accepted a position with a local family owned business. Having worked with the BSO since August of 2012, Mr. Burrow led the most substantial growth and revitalization of Bakersfield’s own…Continue ▸