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May 9

Roger Kalia



Winner of the 2013 Solti Foundation US Career Assistance Award, Roger Kalia continues to make his mark as a rising young conductor. Mr. Kalia is the newly appointed Assistant Conductor of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra beginning in the 2013-14 season. In this position, he conducts a variety of concerts including Family, Education, and Community run-out concerts while covering all classical subscription concerts for Maestro Christopher Warren-Green and guest conductors.

As a recipient of the BMI/Lionel Newman Conducting Scholarship and YMF Conducting Grant, Mr. Kalia is in his second season as Music Director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra of Los Angeles.


SOLOIST – Marcin Dylla – GuitarMarcin-Dylla

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 critics, connoisseurs and music lovers certify that Marcin Dylla is among the world’s elite of classical guitar players. He has earned this position, among others, to unparalleled number of awards including 19 First Prizes from 1996-2007 at the most prestigious international music competitions around the world.


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May Concert Program

Start: May 9 @ 7:30 pm
End: May 9 @ 9:30 pm
Venue: The Rabobank Theater
Phone: 800-745-3000
1001 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 United States

May 15

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The BSO 2015 Gala

Putting On the Ritz
A Roaring 20’s Soiree

Friday, May 15th, 2015
6PM Social / 7PM Dinner
CSUB Amphitheater

Dinner Tickets: $125 each

Opportunity Tickets: $100
Prize: $5,000 cash

2 Live Auction Items:
1) Chance to conduct the Orchestra
2) Dinner for 8 – Dine with BSO’s new conductor with incredible food from Chef Robert Alimirzaie.

Call 661-323-7928 For Your Tickets Today!


Start: May 15 @ 6:00 pm
End: May 15 @ 10:00 pm
Venue: CSU Bakersfield Amphitheatre
9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311 United States
Cost: 125
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