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!
Winner of the 2013 Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award, Roger Kalia has been hailed as a conductor who conducts with “vigor” and “commitment” (Charlotte Observer) and for bringing…Read More ▸
Hailed by Washington Post as “among the most gifted guitarists on the planet” Polish guitarist, Marcin Dylla is a rare phenomenon in recent history of Classical Guitar. Many music…Read More ▸
Come and watch the master class with Marcin Dylla, who is a highly accomplished soloist having performed around the world. We welcome Mr. Dylla to Bakersfield for our May 9th concert. While in Bakersfield, we are fortunate to have his expertise shared with three students. The master class date…Continue ▸