Free outdoor family fun! The July 4th Celebration Concert is part of a cooperative event, providing all day activities for the entire community organized by the College Station Noon Lion's Club, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the BVSO. The annual "I Love America" Celebration includes: children’s activities and displays, FREE museum admission, and a patriotic symphony performance by the BVSO presented by H-E-B, Wells Fargo, and Union Pacific will be topped off with a fireworks display. Come celebrate our nation's birthday in style with the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Perfect for family and friends spending the holiday together!
This concert is presented in conjunction with the College Station Noon Lions Club "I Love America" Celebration beginning at 5:30pm that day.
Free parking is typically available at Fan Field, the gravel parking lot on Research Parkway on the Texas A&M University campus. There will not be shuttles from West Campus Garage or Reed Arena. Handicapped parking is available in Lot 41 in front of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum entrance.
Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please, no pets or glass containers.
BASIC SCHEDULE--CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES: 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum open with free admission all day 5:30 p.m. -- Concession Stands Open with:
Snow Cones, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Roasted Nuts, Slovacek’s Sausage, Coca-Cola Beverages, Water and Free Watermelon
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. -- Kids' Zone open with games/bounce houses and Paw Paw's Train rides 6 p.m. -- Live entertainment TBD 8:45 p.m. -- Patriotic Outdoor BVSO Concert begins 9:40 p.m. -- Fireworks Show
Concert is weather permitting and program is subject to change. Visit Bush Library website closer to event date for maps and more specific parking info.
Join the BVSO in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Brazos Valley Chorale. Together with three exciting soloists, we will perform the iconic Carmina Burana at this very special anniversary concert!
Javier Chaparro, the BVSO’s concertmaster, is featured in Vivaldi’s masterpiece “The Four Seasons”. Vivaldi’s perhaps best known work takes you on a tour that suggests the bitter winter, spring renewal, the beauty of summer, and the chill of fall.
This is just a sample of songs from this beautiful Holiday Program. Come hear the rest!
Guest Artists James Faith, organ The Sanctuary Choir and Canticle Ringers of CUMC CSHS Varsity Women's Choir
Bring the entire family as Conductor Marcelo Bussiki invites you to attend the annual beloved Holiday Pops Concert. Capturing the magic of the Christmas season, the BVSO Brass will be joined by the Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir and Canticle Ringers, and the College Station High School Varsity Women’s Choir. The traditional Holiday Pops sing-along will bring this special performance to a close.
Come for the music, and stay for the treats—don’t miss the famous cookie reception immediately following the concert, graciously hosted by the Friends Association of the Symphony Orchestra.
Note: This event is separate from the subscription season and is not included in the purchase price of regular season tickets. Adult and child pricing available!
The BVSO joins the global celebration of the 250th birthday of music’s most iconic composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Experience the music that demonstrates Beethoven’s creative genius. Cliburn Silver Medalist, Kenny Broberg joins the BVSO on stage for Beethoven's Emperor Concerto!
The BVSO performs two of Copland’s works including the well-known Appalachian Spring and his composition, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson, that has a private and introspective nature. Acclaimed soprano Emily Pulley’s radiant voice and electrifying acting have won her both national and international acclaim on the operatic stages. We are honored to have her perform with the BVSO. This concert will end with an opportunity to hear a performance of one of Mozart’s early symphonies.
American country music group Asleep at the Wheel has won nine Grammy Awards, released over twenty albums, and charted more than 21 singles on the Billboard country charts. Don’t miss this exciting night of country music!
Note: This event is separate from the subscription season and is not included in the purchase price of regular season tickets.
BVSO Season Tickets are on sale NOW call the office at 979.696.6100! Music Director Marcelo Bussiki has planned an outstanding season that circles greatness in live performance and brings the Brazos Valley a "Kaleidoscope of Classics" in 2019-20. Join us!