“Celebrating the Americas!” – SOLD OUT

The BSO’s February 25, 2024 concert, “Celebrating the Americas!” is sold out. We urge potential audience members to purchase tickets to the April concert in advance. The April 21 concert, Out of This World! is sure to sell out as well, so don’t be left behind! Order your tickets today.


Music in 3D #9 Tickets Selling Fast!

Tickets for the Music in 3D #9 concert at Orchestra Hall are selling fast. If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, we urge you to do so today! Purchase your tickets online here or by calling 612-371-5656.

We cannot wait to see you at Orchestra Hall on April 16!


Order “Soul and Irony” concert tickets now!

Tickets for Soul and Irony are now available for online purchase. Order your reserved seating tickets today to avoid lines on the day of the concert. If you have any questions or would prefer to order your tickets on the phone, please message info@bloomingtonsymphony.org or leave a voicemail at 952-563-8573 and we will return your call within 1 business day.


“Soul and Irony” Concert Tickets

As of today, October 26, ticket sales for our “Soul and Irony” concert are on hold due to box office service disruptions. Please keep an eye on our social media and email newsletter for updates. Stay tuned!

If you would like to receive email updates, please send a message to info@bloomingtonsymphony.org to be added to the list. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, November 20 for this fabulous concert!

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Announcing 2022 Board Match

We have an ambitious season in 2022-23 as we look forward to marking our 60th season, a significant milestone for our volunteer community orchestra. To make the vision of the BSO’s season a reality, we invite you to join the musicians who donate their time and membership dues, the audience who attends our concerts, and our roster of donors, by donating today.

The BSO Board and Staff will match the first $6,000 given now through the end of the year.

Please consider donating any amount to help us bring music lovers and accomplished musicians together to experience inspirational performances of orchestral music with community as our cornerstone.

Donate here: https://bloomingtonsymphony.org/donate/support-the-bso/

Tickets on Sale Now!

The BSO looks forward to performing with soloists Clare Longendyke and Yu Chia Hsu for our season-ending concert, Music in 3D: #8, on Sunday May 1. Tickets are on sale now – Order today to assure your chance to hear these outstanding soloists and the BSO’s highly anticipated performance of Brahms’ Symphony No. 4.

Clare Longendyke, Piano
A black and white photo of a young Asian man holding a violin
Yu Chia Hsu, violin

February concert cancelled

Due to impacts from the COVID-19 omicron surge, the BSO Board has made the decision to cancel the February 27, 2022 concert. With the anticipated decline in cases, we are planning for and anticipate performing our season finale, “Music in 3D: #8” featuring Clare Longendyke performing Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G.

If you purchased tickets to the February concert, the Masonic Heritage Center Box Office will be in touch to refund your tickets. Please address questions to them directly, or reach out to us if you do not hear from them.

We hope you will join us on May 1 when we can celebrate a wonderful finale to the orchestra’s 59th concert season!


Tickets on sale for 2021 concerts

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra performs at the Masonic Heritage Center, under the baton of Manny Laureano
The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra with Manny Laureano, Music Director onstage at the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center (Photo by Leslie Plesser)

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra is looking forward to returning to stage this fall.

The first concert, Celebrations! will be on Sunday, October 3. Featuring Rebecca Jyrkas, the BSO’s principal horn playing Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1, and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite (1919), along with violinist Vladimir Tsiper, the concert will be a triumphant and celebratory return to the concert stage.

The BSO will return to the Masonic Heritage Center stage on Sunday, November 21, for The Storyteller and the Poet. Opening with William Dawson’s Negro Folk Symphony, this gorgeously orchestrated piece was written by an African American composer who we are proud to introduce to our Bloomington audience in what we believe to be the Twin Cities premiere of this piece. The concert will conclude with BSO Concertmaster Michael Sutton performing the beloved Violin Concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Tickets are on sale now.

October concert

November concert


Arts in the Park – Cancelled

Due to tonight’s forecasted inclement weather, and in consultation with the City of Bloomington, the BSO’s concert at Arts in the Park is cancelled. We are so sad not to be able to play for you as we had hoped.

We thank you for your support and enthusiasm, though, and hope you will consider joining us for a season concert in 2021-22. Please check our website www.bloomingtonsymphony.org for current concert information.


Arts in the Park 2021

The BSO is excited to announce the program for our August 5 Arts in the Park concert. Click here for full concert information.

We are thrilled to welcome Vladimir Tsiper, who will make his BSO debut, performing the exciting final movement of Henri Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

Vladimir Tsiper, Violin

We are so excited to perform and hope you will join us for this evening of music sure to inspire and delight.

The BSO’s performances are subject to change based on the public health situation at the time of rehearsals and performances. We will make decisions to gather for rehearsals and performances based on the best interest of the safety of our musicians and audience. Changes to our performance schedule will be announced on our website and Facebook page.

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