The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra performs six classical season concerts per year in addition to a special summer Baroque performance, educational concerts, and free community performances. Check out our events below to learn what we've got on the program for this season!

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Aug 23, 2019
Season Add-on

The BSO Plays Bach

Deborah Arthur, flute
Shu-Hsin Ko, violin
Gail Ridenour, oboe

Join members of your community orchestra to explore musical mirrors between Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Pärt.

Sep 29, 2019
Season Concert

Music In Motion

Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Celebrate the start of the Symphony season with this energetic and expressive program, featuring music that moves us!

Nov 17, 2019
Season Concert

Borodin Meets Beethoven

Amit Peled, cello

Spend an afternoon of melody and triumph with the Symphony as we feature works by Borodin, Beethoven, and Saint-Saëns.

Dec 8, 2019
Season Concert

Holiday Magic!

a live orchestra performance
of The Snowman and
hot cocoa for the kiddos
at intermission!

Join the symphony for a little holiday cheer! Bring the whole family to our 4th annual Holiday Magic concert.

Feb 9, 2020
Season Concert


Giora Schmidt, violin

Enjoy an exciting program of Svendsen, Kabalevsky, and Sibelius, finishing with the iconic and anthemic Finlandia!

Mar 15, 2020
Season Concert

Between Worlds: Harmony from Discord

Daniel Bolshoy, guitar
Jessica Choe, piano

Find inspiration as we celebrate music that transcends oppression with guitarist Daniel Bolshoy and pianist Jessica Choe.

Mar 23, 2020

Storytelling with the Symphony

The story of
Ferdinand the Bull!

Join the Symphony for our annual Educational Concert, featuring the Story of Ferdinand the Bull with music from Bizet's Carmen!

May 31, 2020
Season Concert

Brahms’ Violin

Chee-Yun, violin

Celebrate with us as we finish our season with a powerful All-Brahms program, featuring violinist Chee-Yun!

Past Events

Jun 12, 2019
Classical Around Town

Classical Around Town - Jansen Art Center

Shu-Hsin Ko, violin
Yuko Watanabe, viola
Coral MArchant, cello
Gail Ridenour, oboe

We’re taking the music on tour across Whatcom County. Bring the whole family to our Classical Around Town events for free live music performances and community vibes!