The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra’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 orchestra is a professional orchestra consisting of 60 to 80 members, 70% of whom reside and work in Bakersfield.
The 2016-2017 season will be another great year for the BSO audience experienced. We have six exciting season concerts and three incredible pops concerts…all of which you will enjoy. Our conductor, Stilian Kirov is in his second year here in Bakersfield and he has made a strong connection with our community. The BSO is proud to provide musical entertainment and inspiration to our Kern County Community. Join us as we celebrate BSO’s 85th season of exceptional music.
BSO’s 2016-2017 season opening concert will begin with a world class pianist in Tomoki Sakata from Japan. Building on our relationship with the Van Cliburn Piano Competition, we have…Read More ▸
Peter and the Wolf is the theme for our next Young People’s Concert (YPC) on October 7th 2016. The world renown Magic Circle Mime Company will join the BSO for this most enjoyable and educational experience for the students of Kern County. Last year students and teachers alike were captivated…Continue ▸