Announcing our 48th Sea...

2017 Annual Meeting

Please join the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s musicians, staff, and board of directors for our Annual Meeting! Tuesday, May 23rd 7 pm City Hall Atrium (7th and Morton) parking in City Hall’s lot is FREE after 5 pm on...

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...

History, Herstory Progr...

Program Notes by Patrick Domico Jean Sibelius’s (1865-1957) short orchestral piece Spring Song opens the program tonight. This work was first premiered in 1894 (entitled Improvisation for Orchestra) and was substantially revised for its second premiere a year later. It was not received...

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...