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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...

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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Redemption

Music takes us from despair to triumph in the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s next concert, REDEMPTION. Hérold’s Overture to Zampa starts the program off with a joyous romp. Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration paints a somber picture of a man on his deathbed. Rimsky-Korsakov...

Herald-Times Review: CO...

Local concerts feature planetary symphony, Hoosier-themed songs Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Music Reviewer With the Indiana University school year closing, the classical music scene, as happens annually, shifts from gown to town until the annual summer...

Music Beat: An Otherwor...

Music Beat BSO to take listeners on an otherworldly trip By Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:00 am Read the original HERE (requires a subscription to the Herald-Times) Not this Sunday but a week from today, the members of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra invite you...