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 Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the selection of Stilian Kirov as its new music director and conductor. The decision follows an exhaustive two-year process, 160 applications…Read More ▸
Have you or someone you know dreamed about performing with a professional orchestra? This…Read More ▸
With the announcement of Stilian Kirov as BSO’s new Music Director, now is the time to purchase your season tickets. There are six season concerts from October to May. The excitement of the concerts were greatly improved this year as we experienced six exceptional conductor candidates. This next year…Continue ▸