The 2018-2019 Concert Season:
"Music Will Be Our Reply"
All Tickets are for general admission seating. Concerts are held at the Bemidji High School Auditorium, 2900 Division Street West, Bemidji, MN. Directions. View the 2018-19 Season Mailer.
Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM
World-renowned violist Brett Deubner performs Max Wolpert’s Viola Concerto No. 1 “Giants”. Also, enjoy Cavaleria Rusticana by Mascagni, Symphony No. 4 by David Diamond, and Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man.
Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Hanson’s Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” names this concert. Cellist Eric Haugen returns to his hometown of Bemidji to perform Walton’s Cello Concerto. Celebrate with a special Fanfare, composed by BSO’s Dr. Beverly Everett honoring our 80th Season.
 "Let There Be Peace on Earth"
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Back by popular demand! The children’s book, “The Snowman,” will be shown in film, with live music by the BSO, featuring vocal soloist Matthew Hanson. Brighten the holidays with the vocals of guest Emily Walter.
Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Shakespeare’s Hamlet inspired Tchaikovsky’s Hamlet Overture and Clay Jenkinson will inspire you with his Shakespeare the Magic of the Word. Add Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and Debussy Music for King Lear for a memorable concert!
 "Lincoln Portrait"
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Be delighted with Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, Stuart Dorsey’s Fanfare, and Williams’ Schindler’s List. Bemidji natives Sadie Hamrin, violin, and Sarah Hamrin, viola, will be showcased in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante.
 "Symphony this Will Be Our Reply"
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM
A season finale that brings together talents from Bemidji Choirs, Bemidji Chorale, and boy soprano Matthew Hanson for Richman’s Symphony This Will Be Our Reply, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations “Nimrod Movement”.
The BSO’s activities are made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota, through a grant from the Region 2 Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund .