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Fall 2008 Classical Preview


Camerata Pacifica

This Santa Barbara-based chamber ensemble will play Johann Sebastian Bach’s Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067, Franz Josef Haydn’s Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, H XVI, and Anton-n Dvor¡k’s Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81. Fri., Sept. 12, 1 and 7:30pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 884-8410 or visit cameratapacifica.org.

HD Opera Broadcast from the Met

The Music Academy of the West presents the opening night gala of The Met: Live in HD. The program will include fully staged performances of different scenes from three exceptional operas and will star Renee Fleming. Mon., Sept. 22, 6pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787 or visit musicacademy.org.

HD Opera Broadcast from the Met

Richard Strauss’s Salome will be streamed live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York to Hahn Hall. Sat., Oct. 11, 10am; encore Sun., Oct. 12, 2pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787 or visit musicacademy.org.

The Magic Flute

This special one-hour family production by Opera Santa Barbara will introduce the young ones to opera. Deborah Bertling will sing. Sat., Oct. 11, 2 and 4pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. Call 899-2222 or visit operasb.com.

Piotr Anderszewski, piano

Critically acclaimed Warsaw-born pianist Piotr Anderszewski is presented by the CAMA Masterseries. Thu., Oct. 16, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 966-4324 or visit camasb.org.

Critics Pick: Camerata Pacifica

Saint-Saens’s Sonata for Bassoon, Op. 168, Gaubert’s A-major Flute Sonata, Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6, Harbison’s Twilight Music, and Brahms’s Horn Trio in E-flat Major. Fri., Oct. 17, 1 and 7:30pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 884-8410 or visit cameratapacifica.org.

Santa Barbara Symphony

The Grandest Opening with conductor Nir Kabaretti and the Perlman, Schmidt, Bailey Trio featuring pianist Navah Perlman, violinist Giora Schmidt, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Sat., Oct. 25, 8pm; Sun., Oct. 26, 3pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Call 898-9626 or visit thesymphony.org.

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra

Violinist Joan Kwuon with conductor Heiichiro Ohyama. Tue., Oct. 28, 7:30pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 966-2441 or visit lobero.com.

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

CAMA’s International Series opens its first full season at the Granada with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein and featuring violinist Robert McDuffie. Wed., Oct. 29, 8pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Call 966-4324 or visit camasb.org.

Critics Pick: Thomas Ads

Pianist Thomas Ads and violinist Anthony Marwood play compositions originally performed at the Lobero in 1937 by Igor Stravinsky and Samuel Dushkin. Fri., Nov. 7, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 966-4324 or visit camasb.org.

Westmont Fall Chamber Orchestra Concert

Fri., Nov. 7, 8pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Sun., Nov. 9, 3pm. First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave. Visit westmont.edu for more information.

HD Opera Broadcast from the Met

A new production of John Adams’s Doctor Atomic. Sat., Nov. 8, 10am; encore Sun., Nov. 9, 2pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787 or visit musicacademy.org.

Camerata Pacifica

Wilson’s Heft for flute and piano, Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821, and Brahms’s Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25. Fri., Nov. 14, 1 and 7:30pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 884-8410 or visit cameratapacifica.org.

Puccini Birthday Celebration

This birthday celebration is being held by Opera Santa Barbara. The maestro’s granddaughter, Simonetta Puccini, will be in attendance to celebrate her grandfather’s 150th birthday. Sat., Nov. 15, 5:30pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Call 898-3890.

Santa Barbara Symphony

In the New World, with conductor Nir Kabaretti and violist Gilad Karni. Sat., Nov. 22, 8pm; Sun., Nov. 23, 3pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Call 898-9626 or visit thesymphony.org.

HD Opera Broadcast from the Met

Hector Berlioz’s rarely staged La Damnation De Faust. Sat., Nov. 22, 10am; encore Sun., Nov. 23, 2pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787 or visit musicacademy.org.

Christian Tetzlaff

Christian Tetzlaff, violin

The CAMA Masterseries continues as Christian Tetzlaff plays Bach’s Partitas for solo violin. Tue., Dec. 2, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 966-4324 or visit camasb.org.

Camerata Pacifica

Huang Ruo’s Clear Sky, Dark Cloud (viola/piano), Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 94, Villa-Lobos’s Capriccio, Op. 49 (vocal/piano), and Brahms’s Piano Quartet in C Minor, Opus 60. Fri., Dec. 5, 1 and 7:30pm. Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 884-8410 or visit cameratapacifica.org.



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