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  • Santa Barbara Symphony Unveils 70th Anniversary Season
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    Santa Barbara Symphony Unveils 70th Anniversary Season

    The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce its 2022/23 70th anniversary season.
  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve With the Santa Barbara Symphony!
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    Celebrate New Year’s Eve With the Santa Barbara Symphony!

    The Santa Barbara Symphony returns to its beloved New Year’s Eve tradition to dazzle audiences with the music of Gershwin and other celebratory symphonic favorites, on Friday, December 31 from 8:30pm-10:00pm at the Granada Theatre. Guests will also enjoy a champagne pour and festive party hats!

     

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Riffing on Gershwin
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Riffing on Gershwin

    Pairing the Symphony with jazz royalty, and featuring a work of the first African American woman recognized as a symphonic composer, innovation feels wonderfully familiar.

    Presented in partnership with Jazz @ the Lobero

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Marcus Roberts Trio, guest artists:
    Marcus Roberts, piano
    Jason Marsalis, drums
    Rodney Jordan, contrabass

    Program:
    Gershwin | Piano Concerto in F (arr. M. Roberts, for jazz trio and orchestra)
    Price | Symphony No. 1 in E minor

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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Riffing on Gershwin

    Pairing the Symphony with jazz royalty, and featuring a work of the first African American woman recognized as a symphonic composer, innovation feels wonderfully familiar.

    Presented in partnership with Jazz @ the Lobero

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Marcus Roberts Trio, guest artists:
    Marcus Roberts, piano
    Jason Marsalis, drums
    Rodney Jordan, contrabass

    Program:
    Gershwin | Piano Concerto in F (arr. M. Roberts, for jazz trio and orchestra)
    Price | Symphony No. 1 in E minor

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key

    The Mesmerizing four hands of the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo create the perfect instrument for Dünser’s reimagining of Brahms’ ode to Schumann’s wife, Clara. Then, close your eyes and be transported musically to Scotland’s rugged, misty, and dramatic terrain.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Silver-Garburg Piano Duo

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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key

    The Mesmerizing four hands of the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo create the perfect instrument for Dünser’s reimagining of Brahms’ ode to Schumann’s wife, Clara. Then, close your eyes and be transported musically to Scotland’s rugged, misty, and dramatic terrain.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Silver-Garburg Piano Duo

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key

    The Mesmerizing four hands of the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo create the perfect instrument for Dünser’s reimagining of Brahms’ ode to Schumann’s wife, Clara. Then, close your eyes and be transported musically to Scotland’s rugged, misty, and dramatic terrain.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Silver-Garburg Piano Duo

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Romance in a New Key

    The Mesmerizing four hands of the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo create the perfect instrument for Dünser’s reimagining of Brahms’ ode to Schumann’s wife, Clara. Then, close your eyes and be transported musically to Scotland’s rugged, misty, and dramatic terrain.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Silver-Garburg Piano Duo

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Sonic Boom
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Sonic Boom

    Music pulses through hearts and bodies, as Cameron Carpenter and the Symphony show us why the organ belongs in the spotlight.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Cameron Carpenter, organ

    Program:
    Bach | Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, "St Anne" (for solo organ)
    Poulenc | Concerto for Organ, Timpani, and Strings in G minor
    Saint-Saëns | Symphony No. 3 in C minor, "Organ Symphony"

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Sonic Boom
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Sonic Boom

    Music pulses through hearts and bodies, as Cameron Carpenter and the Symphony show us why the organ belongs in the spotlight.

    In partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and its “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources”

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Cameron Carpenter, organ

    Program:
    Bach | Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, "St Anne" (for solo organ)
    Poulenc | Concerto for Organ, Timpani, and Strings in G minor
    Saint-Saëns | Symphony No. 3 in C minor, "Organ Symphony"

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Beethoven in Bloom
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Beethoven in Bloom

    Stroll through nature with Beethoven’s expressive sounds of birds fluttering, storms thundering, and EMMY Award-winning composer Jeff Beal’s visual and musical depiction of rebirth after the devastation of the Thomas Fire.

    In collaboration with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Michelle Temple, Santa Barbara Symphony Principal Harp

    Program:
    Jeff Beal | The Great Circle
    Jennifer Higdon | Harp Concerto
    Beethoven | Symphony No. 6 in F Major, "Pastorale"

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Beethoven in Bloom
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Beethoven in Bloom

    Stroll through nature with Beethoven’s expressive sounds of birds fluttering, storms thundering, and EMMY Award-winning composer Jeff Beal’s visual and musical depiction of rebirth after the devastation of the Thomas Fire.

    In collaboration with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Michelle Temple, Santa Barbara Symphony Principal Harp

    Program:
    Jeff Beal | The Great Circle
    Jennifer Higdon | Harp Concerto
    Beethoven | Symphony No. 6 in F Major, "Pastorale"

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Fandango Picante
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Fandango Picante

    Violin superstar Anne Akiko Meyers ignites the stage in a program of Latin and Spanish music, featuring Fandango - written for her by Mexican composer Arturo Marquez.

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

    Program:
    Arturo Marquez | Danzón No. 2
    Arturo Marquez | Fandango Violin Concerto
    Rimsy-Korsakov | Capriccio Espagnol

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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents: Fandango Picante

    Violin superstar Anne Akiko Meyers ignites the stage in a program of Latin and Spanish music, featuring Fandango - written for her by Mexican composer Arturo Marquez.

    Nir Kabaretti,conductor
    Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

    Program:
    Georges Bizet | Selections from Carmen
    Rimsy-Korsakov | Capriccio Espagnol
    Arturo Marquez | Fandango Violin Concerto
    Arturo Marquez | Danzón No. 2

  • New Year's Eve with The Symphony
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    New Year's Eve with The Symphony

    Hello 2022! Bob Bernhardt returns to host an evening of Gershwin and other symphonic celebration favorites. Join baritone Cedric Barry, pianist Natasha Kislenko, and the full orchestra to ring in the New Year. This is your chance to sing-along with The Symphony!

  • Santa Barbara Symphony presents Royal Fireworks
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    Santa Barbara Symphony presents Royal Fireworks

    The Santa Barbara Symphony welcomes guest conductor Nic McGegan for its next performance, “Royal Fireworks” on November 13 & 14 at the Granada Theatre, featuring a tribute to the 300th Anniversary of the Brandenberg concertos. An entire concert devoted to Baroque, audiences of all genres will enjoy this musical journey, featuring one of Handel’s most popular works for the orchestra, Music for the Royal Fireworks.
  • Winners Announced in Santa Barbara Youth Symphony’s 2021 Concerto Competition

    The Santa Barbara Symphony announces winners in their Youth Symphony Concerto Competition.

  • Symphony Partners with SBUSD to Offer Free Virtual Music Program

    The Santa Barbara Symphony has partnered with SBUSD to present BRAVO!, the popular after-school music education program that will be offered virtually this year to fifth and sixth grade elementary students, free of charge.

  • Santa Barbara Symphony Honors Medical Community with "Santa Barbara Celebration"

    The Santa Barbara Symphony will perform a “Santa Barbara Celebration,” on Saturday, February 27 honoring the local medical community.