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Happily Ever After?

SATURDAY OCTOBER 1st 7:30 pm at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater TICKETS available online or at the BCT Box Office – 114 E. Kirkwood The stories told by opera can be quirky, funny, moving, heroic, or tragic, but one thing they definitely are not is predictable. Join the Bloomington...

HT Review: Poetic Licen...

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, local poets create a celebration Posted: Monday, February 15, 2016 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | The concert was labeled “Poetic License — A Marriage of Music and Poetry.” It involved the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, artistic...

WFIU’s Arts &...

WFIU’s Yael Ksander recently attended a rehearsal for Poetic License, taking notes, interviewing poets and musicians, and getting a fantastic story about the concert. You can see and hear her insights on their website. The feature will air on WFIU this Friday, February 12th. Hope to...

2015: A Stellar Year

Looking back on some of the highlights of 2015, it’s clear that the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra continues to thrive and grow. What a busy year it’s been! Here’s a month-by-month recap of some of our major milestones.   In January, violinist Zoie Hightower wowed...

Delightful Holiday Fare...

MUSIC REVIEW: ‘HOLLY DAYS’ Bloomington Symphony Orchestra provides delightful holiday fare Posted: Monday, November 30, 2015 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com | Holiday programs are celebrations. They exist to make folks happy. They’re not...

The orchestra distingui...

Music review: Bloomington Symphony Fall Concert BSO repertoire creates an entertaining evening Posted: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | There’s nothing particularly distinctive about the number 46. Five, yes, and 10, 25, 50, 100, yes. But 46? No....

Music Beat: BSO directo...

By Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist | Tuesday evenings are taken for 70 or so musicians who invade Bloomington High School South for weekly rehearsals. They take over an orchestra studio in the school and happily make music. “Happily” is an important word to describe the atmosphere, the...

Video: Redemption

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