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Shows & Performances at the Ives



November 20, 2023–December 29, 2023

Relive the classic fairy tale this holiday season.

A Musical Fairy Tale for All Ages.

This joyous, magical musical based on the beloved fairy tale touches the heart - with lots of laughs, audience participation and lovable characters along the way! Intended for youngsters of all ages, it's the perfect story for the holiday season.

“Captivating, delightful and funny…guaranteed to put children into a festive mood.”  - Star Tribune

Performances Mondays - Fridays at 10:00am and 12:30pm. Runs from November 20 - December 29.

Honky Tonk Holiday

December 05, 2023–December 14, 2023

Celebrate the holiday season with a good old country Christmas!

'Tis the season for a hootenanny! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with this funny, heartwarming musical extravaganza. It’s the perfect way to treat your entire family this holiday season. Whether you enjoy good old-fashioned country Christmas songs or you like contemporary holiday tunes with a distinctly Nashville twist, you won’t want to miss out on our HONKY TONK HOLIDAY!

Performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday. Runs from December 5 - December 14. 

Betty Jo’s Dance Center: The Nutcracker

December 10, 2023–December 17, 2023

The Nutcracker! Join the dancers of Betty Jo's Dance Center in their performance of the classic tale.

Shows start at 1:00pm and 4:00pm on Sunday, December 10 and at 6:00pm on Sunday, December 17.

Tickets: Individual, $19, $17, or $15.

The Nutcracker! This performance will feature the students of Betty Jo's Dance Center dancing their way through the classical tale. Join Clara, her family, and her magical toy nutcracker in their wondrous adventures on Christmas Eve when they visit the enchanted Snow Forest and meet the elegant Snow Queen, battle the Rat Queen, and find the Land of Sweets and their queen, the Sugar Plum Fairy. BJDC's production will highlight all styles of dance in the company's curriculum including tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, musical theater, and ballet.


Betty Jo’s Dance Center: Winter Show

December 17, 2023

Come see the dancers of Betty Jo's Dance Center in their holiday performance!

Shows start at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm on Sunday, December 17.

Tickets: Individual, $7.

Come enjoy Betty Jo's Dance Center's annual holiday performance for dancers three years old to third grade.



Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Celebrating the Americas!

February 25, 2024

Celebrate American composers with the BSO and featured pianist Clare Longendyke!

Show starts at 3:00pm.

Advance Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $14, Advance Discount, $12, Students are free.

Manny Laureano, Music Director 

Arturo Márquez - Danzón No. 2
George Gershwin, Ed. Ferde Grofé - Rhapsody in Blue, Clare Longendyke, piano
Howard Hanson - Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic

For the last few years, the BSO has committed to celebrating American composers as much as we can. In this concert we expand that to include the music of North America and Mexican composer Arturo Marquéz with our premiere performance of the seductive and rhythmic Danzón No. 2. We’re also pleased to bring back pianist Clare Longendyke to play George Gershwin’s classic Rhapsody in Blue. The BSO will wrap up this concert with the influential and stunning Symphony No. 2 by Howard Hanson also known as “The Romantic.” In this 1930 work you will hear music that later influenced composer John Williams.

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Out of this World!

April 21, 2024

Join the BSO as it concludes its 61st season with performances guaranteed to be Out of this World!

Show starts at 3:00pm.

Advance Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $14, Advance Discount, $12, Students are free.

Manny Laureano, Music Director

Leonard Bernstein - Overture to West Side Story 
TBA - Winner of the MNSOTA Mary West Solo Competition
Gustav Holst - The Planets

The BSO will conclude its sixty-first season with a concert guaranteed to get you thinking outside the box…or the galaxy! We’ll start off by honoring American composer Leonard Bernstein with a performance of his beloved Overture to West Side Story. After we present this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the MNSOTA Mary West Solo Competition, the BSO will end the season with the full forces necessary to bring to you The Planets, by English composer Gustav Holst, with help from the women of the Normandale Concert Choir Chorus(es).

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