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, 90% of whom reside and work in Bakersfield. Maestro John Farrer is in his 38th year as Musical Director of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra and his final year is the 2013-2014 season. He has had an incredible influence in developing the quality and expertise of a first class orchestra.
Season Tickets are available for the 2014-2015 season. This will be an exciting season where each one of our concerts will have one of our top six conductor candidates,…Read More >>
Congratulations to all involved who made the 2013-2014 season a wonderful adventure. This was another example of the incredible talent of our local musicians. Not only did we have…Read More >>
The annual BSO Gala was yet again a wonderful success leaving those who attended loving the beautiful evening. We had approximately 600 people in attendance enjoying the food from Hodel’s, music from the BSO and the Strolling Strings, and delightful friendships. The BSO is very thankful for those who…Continue >>