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BSO's next concert, 'Trading Places,' set for Feb. 18

BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will continue its 79th season, Role Play, with the concert “Trading Places” on Sunday, Feb., 18, at 3 p.m. at the Bemidji High School Auditorium. Doors open for seating at 2:30 p.m.

Guest trumpet soloist Mark Nelson will join the BSO to perform works by Morricone, Mozart and Gershwin, a press release said. Works by Handel and Elgar also will be on the program.

A native of East Grand Forks, Nelson served as principal trumpet of the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra for 10 years. In 2012, he was selected as principal trumpet for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra in Sioux Falls, S.D., and continues in that position. He also has performed with the Bemidji Symphony, the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony and was the second/associate principal trumpet of the Honolulu Symphony in 2009.

Tickets are available with cash or check at the door, in advance at Lueken’s Foods North/South, or with a credit card at Adult tickets are $20, seniors 62 and older are $15, college students with ID are $10. Students grades K-12 are admitted free. All seats are general admission. For more information, visit, or call 218/444-7914.