Welcome to the home of Ballarat Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra was formed in 1987 and has provided music lovers with a wonderful selection of music ever since.

Wanted: Principal Conductor!

BSO is seeking applications to the position of Principal Conductor. Please see the position description below for further information. 

Applications close 5pm, Wed 11th July. All enquiries and applications may be addressed to Janice Ballinger via email: BSOVP18@gmail.com

Position Description 

Upcoming concerts in 2018

Concert No. 2 - Youth Concerto Concert

Sunday 24 June 2018, 2.30pm

Guest Conductor, Jules Cseszko

R. Dora, Lex Overture
A. Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in A Minor (Op. 3, No. 6)
A. Frankenpohl, Tuba Concertino 
D. Kabalevsky, Violin Concerto in C major (Op. 48) 
C. de Beriot, Scene de Ballet (Op. 100)
J. Haydn, Piano Concerto in D
L. Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat (Op. 73)
J. Williams, Superman March

Featuring 6 young musicians who are recipients of the BSO YCC Scholarship: Abigail Hayward, Olivia McColl, Matthew Lim, Anna Davidson, Katie Hayward, & Jack Stacey.


Concert No. 3 - Orchestral Jazz Inspirations

Sunday 2 December, 2:30pm

Guest Conductor, Jules Cseszko

       L. Bernstein, Three Dance           Episodes from “On the Town”.
       G. Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
       A. Copland, Rodeo: Four Dance            Episodes
       L. Bernstein, Symphonic Dances           from West Side Story


All 2018 concerts are held at the Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts.  Tickets available at the Centre, at the door, by telephone (03) 5338 0980 or online: www.wcpa.com.au.

Calling for String Players to join BSO

Call for string players

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The BSO is seeking corporate partners to support the orchestra's performances during 2018.  For more information, contact the President or Secretary via the 'Contact Us' button.