Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Experience the Magic of Living Music!

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 2015-2016 season will be unlike any the BSO audience has ever experienced. We have ended the long two year search for a new music director and have appointed the position to Stilian Kirov, Juilliard graduate in orchestral conducting and prize winner at the prestigious 2015 Malko Competition. This year, we have an incredible lineup of season concerts as well as special concerts outside of our regular schedule. The BSO is proud to provide musical entertainment and inspiration to the Kern County Community. Join us as we celebrate BSO’s 84th season of exceptional music.

 

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BSO Notes

Love and War – May 14th

Join us for the season finale for BSO’s 84th season with a concert titled, Love and War featuring violinist Simone Porter. At 18 years of age, Simone Porter has…

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Musician's Spotlight

INFORMAL – May 7th

For the first time ever, the BSO will perform a very unique and “out of the box” concert at the Temblor Brewery. A small group of musicians will bring…

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Havana Nights Gala – May 6th

The BSO’s annual Gala fundraiser will be held at the Epic jet Center this year with the theme of Havana Nights. There will be awesome food, classic cars, and Wasco High School’s Steel Drum Band “High Groove Steelers” will perform! To inquire about ticket and table purchases call the BSO…

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  1. MAY 14TH – Love and War

    May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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