Announcing April Soloist :: Nygel Witherspoon

Fifteen year old cellist Nygel Witherspoon will perform the first movement of Dvo?ák's Cello Concerto with the Bloomington Symphony at their Music in 3D: #4 concert on Sunday, April 2. The concert will be held at the Jefferson High School Auditorium in Bloomington at 3 p.m., and will be conducted by Music Director Manny Laureano. Mr. Witherspoon is the Grand Prize winner of the Minnesota String and Orchestra Teacher's Association (MNSOTA) Mary West Solo Competition, which was held in November 2016. The Grand Prize is a $250 cash award and … [Read More...]

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February 19, 2017 :: BSO’s Youthful Celebration

The BSO has long given exposure to the composers of tomorrow, along with a look at the great composers of yesterday and their beginnings. This concert showcases the talents of emerging composer Grant Luhmann in a world premiere performance of his Concerto for Flute and Orchestra with a new talent, Karen Baumgartner, as soloist. Framing this new work isAn Outdoor Overture of Aaron Copland, which was written for the brilliant students at New York City’s High School of Music and Art in 1935 and, after intermission, the First Symphony of the legendary Dmitri Shostakovitch.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
3 p.m.
Kennedy High School Auditorium
9701 Nicollet Ave South