His Favorite Things

Concert on October 8th Celebrates One Man’s Lifelong Love Affair with Music “When one of his favorite pieces came on the radio, Richard could instantly recognize the performers. Especially with pianists – he was so familiar with their sound and how they approached the music, it was...

Rhapsody: Color and Imp...

Pianist Sung-Mi Im Featured on Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Soaring and sexy, amusing and intense, Rhapsody in Blue is instantly recognizable and a favorite of audiences worldwide. Join the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra and pianist Sung-Mi Im as they perform George Gershwin’s...

Free Summer Concert!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27 6:30 pm Third Street Park (331 S. Washington, near the police station) Back by popular demand, our Free Summer Concert features music from the movies – Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more. Bring a picnic, your lawn chairs, and relax for an evening of...

Announcing our 48th Sea...

Rewarding Musical Choic...

Herald-Times MUSIC REVIEW Bloomington Symphony Orchestra wraps up its season in splendid form By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com A moving salute to a colleague, a gifted young violist, a knowing concertmaster doing some beautiful work, a conductor who cares...

Maeve Whelan, viola

“You have to make music just for your own happiness.” 16 year old violist Maeve Whelan won the BSO’s 2017 Youth Concerto Competition, and will perform with the orchestra for History, Herstory this Sunday, May 14th at 6 pm at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. A student of Mimi...

Powerful Stories Need P...

History, Herstory: Scheherazade and Lincoln Portrait Featured in May Concert Legend says that Scheherazade wove fantastic tales, night after night, to convince the all-powerful sultan to spare her life.  “This story makes me think of all the times women have so much less power than...

Bravo Bloomington’...

The BSO Tells the Best Stories in Scene Change