Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra

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The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra group in the New York City metropolitan area.

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Founded in 1973, the orchestra consists of a mix of amateur, semi-professional, and professional musicians who play concerts throughout the year at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York. The BSO's Artistic Director is Nicholas Armstrong.[1]


Artistic Director Nicholas Armstrong has conducted throughout the United States and Europe, and in his native England, where he began his musical studies. Armstrong subsequently studied conducting at the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello in Venice, where he was also a member of the Teatro La Fenice orchestra. He has worked with Pierre Boulez, Zubin Mehta, Norman Del Mar, Nino Rota, and Otto Werner Mueller.


The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra's 2013-2014 season program showcases Samuel Barber, Tchaikovsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov. The season line-up may be viewed at


  1. ^ "about the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra". Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra. 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 

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