2020-2021 Series Concerts



Tanner Jorden in Concert


Sukin Series | The BSOC couldn’t be prouder of Billings’ own Tanner Jorden. Tanner is a two-time winner of the Montana Association of Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition and has performed at Carnegie Hall. Come listen to Tanner so you can say, I knew him when!
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Beethoven’s Birthday Celebration


Classic Series | The BSOC’s 70th Anniversary begins by celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday and his ultimate masterpiece, Symphony No. 9. The great symphonist’s iconic Ode to Joy honors brotherhood and humility and is truly a joy to experience live.
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Ugly Beauty: Music of Thelonious Monk


Sukin Series | The BSOC proudly teams up with the extensive local talents of the Rocky Mountain Jazz Collective. Join Scott Jeppeson and his friends as they pay homage to legendary pianist and jazz composer Thelonious Monk.
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Romancing the Keys


Classic Series | A rising star, Gilmore Young Artist Recipient Wei Luo showcases Prokofiev’s “devilishly difficult” Piano Concerto No. 3 with ease. The powerful and dazzling melodies of Saint-Saёns’ Organ Symphony bring the evening to a close.
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Ensemble Bayona


Sukin Series | Music free of limitations and prejudices. Members Eros Jaca, (cello), Vladyslava Luchenko (violin), and Camille Sublet (piano) perform innovative, folk-inspired interpretations of the world’s greatest composers while forming authentic relationships with their audience.
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Holiday Pops


Classic Series | Exquisite choral writing and the joyful Hallelujah Chorus guarantee the performance of great emotional impact and uplifting messages. Join the BSOC and soloists as we present selections from Handel’s perennial favorite.
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Mozart & Vivaldi


Classic Series | One of his final masterpieces, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 is full of beauty and turbulence. Montana soloist Carrie Krause brings her “supreme virtuosity and flair” to Vivaldi’s beloved Four Seasons.
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Appalachian Spring


Classic Series | Our salute to extraordinary places begins with celebrated guitarist Rafael Aguirre performing Rodrigo’s jewel for Spanish guitar, Concierto de Aranjuez, and ends with Copland’s quintessentially American Appalachian Spring.
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Trip Around the World of Music


Sukin Series | Multinational guitarists Mircea Gogoncea and Arturo Castro Nogueras share their contemporary works inspired by the song and dance traditions of the Balkans and Latin America.
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Guys and Dolls in Concert


Classic Series | This lightly-staged production of Frank Loesser’s musical comedy tells of two young couples betting against the odds in Depression-era New York City. Full of heart and humor, this Broadway hit features classics such as Sue Me, Luck be a Lady, and Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.
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Classic Series | The BSOC’s season comes to a close with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, showcasing the brilliant colors of the orchestra. Philadelphia Orchestra concertmaster David Kim takes the stage to perform Beethoven’s revolutionary Violin Concerto.
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Bibimbap Trio – Philip Aaberg


Sukin Series | Grammy- and Emmy-nominated composer Philip Aaberg and his piano trio, the Bibimbap Trio with violinist Angella Ahn and cellist Sara Stalnaker, expand their musical exploration to Billings.
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