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 2014-2015 season will be unlike any the BSO audience has ever experienced. With six conductor candidates and world class soloists, we are all in for an incredible season. During this season you will also have the opportunity to help choose our next conductor by providing your feedback after each concert. Your opinion is important to us!
The BSO has invited Tomasz Golka to conduct the February 14th concert at Rabobank Theater. Mr. Golka is the third of six candidates vying to become Bakersfield’s next conductor….Read More >>
This is one concert you will not want to miss. First time to an opera? This is a perfect opportunity to hear incredible singing blending with a superb orchestra. You may…Read More >>
BSO NEXT is a donor based endeavor that exposes our local students to live symphonic music by providing them with a free concert experience. Our hope is that such exposure will inspire future musicians and concert-goers and develop the next generation’s appreciation for symphonic orchestra music. Not only is…Continue >>