Season 45

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce its 2018–2019 season under the baton of Artistic Director Nicholas Armstrong. The orchestra will perform music by Bizet, Shostakovich, Beethoven, Holst, and many more. The five principal concerts are offered at the Brooklyn Museum, and additional concerts by smaller ensembles are planned throughout the borough. The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1973 as the Brooklyn Heights Orchestra, this fall enters its 45th exciting season. The orchestra is a mix of talented amateur, semiprofessional, and professional musicians, from all walks of life, who play for the sheer joy of the experience.


Sunday 12.16.2018

Malcolm Arnold

A Grand, Grand Overture

Astor Piazzolla


Nathaniel Stookey

The Composer Is Dead
Text by Lemony Snicket


"Christmas Eve" Suite


Win a chance to conduct Sleigh Ride at our December concert!

Have you ever wanted to see what it's like to conduct a symphony orchestra?  We are offering the opportunity to conduct the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra in Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" at the Dec. 16 concert!   Each ticket costs $10.  The more you buy, the greater your chances of being selected to be our special conductor!  Adults and children are welcome to participate.  We will draw the winner on December 10, and the winner will attend our dress rehearsal on December 12 as well as the concert on December 16.  Good luck!  

Sun, 2.24.19

Symphony No. 1 in E-flat
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 1
Elliott Carter

Symphony No. 1 in C
Ludwig van Beethoven


Sun, 4.14.19

“The Hebrides” Overture
Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony in F (“The Cotswolds”)
Gustav Holst

A Norfolk Rhapsody
Ralph Vaughan-Williams

Violin Concerto in D
Erich Korngold
Stephanie Chase, violin

Sun, 6.9.19

“Prince Igor” Overture
Alexander Borodin

Symphony No. 10
Dmitri Shostakovich



Call for musicians

The BSO welcomes musicians who are interested in joining the orchestra.


Returning Musicians

Please schedule an audition. Details are found on our musician pages.