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Music Academy Announces New Season, New Partnership

London Symphony Orchestra to host fellows and perform in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mezzo-Soprano Joyce DiDonato Brings Her Supple Voice to the Granada

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents opera superstar in recital. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Opera Singer Julia Bullock Finds Her Voice

In her area recital debut, the acclaimed young soprano sings music by and for powerful women. Read story.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Josh Bell Plays with and Conducts Mendelssohn and Beethoven

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields orchestra gave a congenial performance last Wednesday at the hands — and bow — of Maestro Joshua Bell. Read story.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Opera Singer Julia Bullock Finds Her Voice

In her area recital debut, the acclaimed young soprano sings music by and for powerful women. Read story.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band Delivered One Surprising Moment After Another

An uproarious night represented a distinctive achievement in the spread of traditional Chinese culture to the West. Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Pianist Peter Serkin Plays Mozart, Bach’s Goldbergs

The virtuoso delivered a superb concert for the CAMA Masterseries at the Lobero on Saturday, February 24 Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

UCSB Winter Concert Series

The university’s robust music program provides numerous opportunities to hear classical music. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Westmont’s ‘Die Fledermaus’

Westmont brings bold approach to Johann Strauss II at the New Vic. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Opera Santa Barbara Does Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’

Opera Santa Barbara’s production of Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ emphasized outrageous behavior and disguises. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band Bring Raucous Art Form to S.B.

UCSB Arts & Lectures welcomes pipa and puppets on Thursday, March 8. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Two Operas Hit the Stage: ‘The Barber of Seville’ and ‘Die Fledermaus’

Santa Barbara will be treated to a couple of classic comic capers when Opera Santa Barbara presents Rossini’s classic and Westmont offers up Strauss’s masterpiece. Read story.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Delivers Thrilling Performance

Nicola Benedetti joins OAE for all-Beethoven program. Read story.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Symphony Celebrates Leonard Bernstein

Lisa Vroman to sing with orchestra and chorus that revels in breadth of composer’s achievement. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

UCSB Opera Theatre Presents ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

Students perform Mozart’s beloved opera on February 8 and 10. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018
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